KARACHI: Padmaavat has been cleared with a ‘U’ certification in Pakistan. The Central Board of Film Certification of Pakistan cleared the controversial Indian film without any cuts. Mobashir Hasan, Chairman of the CBFC of Pakistan, tweeted: “Central Board of Film Censors #CBFC has declared a feature film containing Indian cast & crew “#Padmaavat” without any excision suitable for public exhibition in the cinemas with a ‘U’ certification. #CBFC #Unbiasedforartscreativity&healthy entertainment.” The Sanjay Leela Bhansali directed “Padmaavat”, starring Deepika Padukone (as Rani Padmini), Shahid Kapoor (as Rawal Ratan Singh) and Ranveer Singh (as Alauddin Khilji) was also released in India, today, amidst several protests and controversies.
Pakistan hailed Mr Hasan’s decision and “Padmaavat”s fans across India have tweeted in Mr Hasan’s support. One the fans tweeted: “Once again Pakistanis have made us proud but today #MobashirHasan @BABUCRATE by saying straightforward about “#PadmaavatReview” @filmpadmaavat whereas @BJP4India #BJPLies has made us feel that we are still more brutal than what we say about you all the time. I am coming to “#Padmaavat.”
Check out Mobashir Hasan’s tweet here:
Central Board of Film Censors #CBFC has declared a feature film containing Indian cast & crew #Padmaavat without any excision suitable for public exhibition in the cinemas with a ‘U’ certification. #CBFC #Unbiasedforartscreativity&healthy entertainment
— Mobashir Hasan (@BABUCRATE) January 24, 2018