Raaz 3 banned in Dubai
The latest Emraan Hashmi, Bipasha Basu, Esha Gupta starrer Raaz 3 despite a massive opening in India has hit a road block in the UAE. Apparently, the Censor Board of the group of seven Emirates has banned the film from being released there.bollywood Updated: Sep 08, 2012 18:18 IST
The latest Emraan Hashmi, Bipasha Basu, Esha Gupta starrer Raaz 3 despite a massive opening in India has hit a road block in the UAE. Apparently, the Censor Board of the group of seven Emirates has banned the film from being released there.
The reasons behind the ban are the sexually explicit scenes and the portrayal of the spiritual world that didn't go down well with the board.
However, the distributors of the film claim that though the board had an issue with the adult content within the film, they are currently in talks to sort out the matter. While on the other hand, it is learnt that despite the initial week long ban on the film in the UAE, the Censor Board of the Emirates is open to receiving and reviewing an altered copy of the film for release.
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First Published: Sep 08, 2012 13:19 IST