CBFC wants a disclaimer with Hindi Medium. Irrfan Khan finds it debatable
CBFC wants that Hindi Medium, which stars Irrfan and Pakistani actor Saba Qamar in the lead, should come with a disclaimer that says that the film is a work of fiction.bollywood Updated: May 14, 2017 18:29 IST
Actor Irrfan Khan on Wednesday termed as “debatable” the reported decision of the censor board asking the makers of his forthcoming film Hindi Medium to issue a disclaimer stating it is a work of fiction.
“Well, the film is inspired by a real life incident... It should say inspired by or based on real life incidents. It is a debatable thing and one should debate upon it,” the actor told the media here.
Hindi Medium stars Irrfan and Pakistani actor Saba Qamar in the lead.
Directed by Saket Chaudhary, Hindi Medium is a story about how education that is supposed to be a tool of enlightenment has become a tool to create inequality.
This inequality is created on the basis of English medium schools versus regional language schools and private schools versus government schools.
It has been described as a light-hearted romantic film about a young couple in Chandni Chowk in Delhi who aspire to move into society’s upper crust.
Chaudhary had earlier denied allegations that the film was copied from the 2014 Bengali family drama film Ramdhanu.
“We have researched our script over a year and it is based on original material,” Chaudhary had said. It will hit the screens on May 19.
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First Published: May 10, 2017 19:55 IST