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Bengali film Shunyota, based on demonetisation, gets U/A certificate with six cuts

The director said he was requested to visit the Board’s Kolkata office yesterday and informed about the developments. “I have to accept what they say. I wish my work be finally seen by the general audience,” director of the film Suvendu Ghosh said.

bollywood Updated: Apr 03, 2017 12:09 IST
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Shunyota

A still from Shunyota, a Bengali film on the effects of demonitisation.

The Central Board of Film Certification’s (CBFC) regional office has recommended six cuts for Shunyota, a film based on the effects of demonetisation on the common man.

Confirming this, director Suvendu Ghosh , that the CBFC recommended six cuts in his film adding, “I will abide by that.”

Suvendu Ghosh, the director of Shunyota. (ANI )

Most of the suggested cuts included comments on demonetisation effects by principal characters like “death procession”, “big fishes” and some comments between a mother-daughter, which the Censor Board suggested to be deleted or kept mute with a beep.

The director said he was requested to visit the Board’s Kolkata office yesterday and informed about the developments. “I have to accept what they say. I wish my work be finally seen by the general audience,” Suvendu said.

A CBFC spokesman said, “The Chairperson of CBFC has decided on the matter. The film has been cleared as per recommendations of the examining committee.”

The director said, “I understand after I put into effect the suggestions, we will be granted U/A certification.”

The poster design, post-production will be done afresh now and the film can be released accordingly, the producers said.

Shunyota is a full length feature film having merged three short films, two of which had been okayed by Censor earlier.

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