Pahlaj Nihlani supports Pathaan against CBFC!

Pathaan makers have agreed and went on to make those changes they have pointed out. Former chairperson of CBFC, Pahlaj Nihlani came in support for Pathaan and he opined that the film is a victim of controversy and CBFC must have been pressurized by the Ministry to delete this portion of saffron color.

Pahlaj Nihalani supports Pathaan against CBFC
Pahlaj Nihalani supports Pathaan against CBFC

CBFC has asked for cuts and changes from Pathaan movie to certify it. Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer has created a stir among audiences with its two song videos – Besharam Rang and Jhoome Jo Pathaan. But several people have created controversy regarding saffron color swimsuit and costumes of Deepika Padukone, her dressing style in the song. CBFC has asked Pathaan filmmakers to change and cut them, also controversial content from film to get certified.

Pathaan makers have agreed and went on to make those changes they have pointed out. Former chairperson of CBFC, Pahlaj Nihlani came in support for Pathaan and he opined that the film is a victim of controversy and CBFC must have been pressurized by the Ministry to delete this portion of saffron color. He went on to say, “You can suggest changes if there’s vulgarity or obscenity. But if they ask for cuts because of a colour, it would be a wrong proceeding.”

Pathaan controversy due to Deepika Padukone costumes
Pathaan controversy due to Deepika Padukone costumes

Current chairperson of CBFC, Prasoon Joshi, talking about the Pathaan changes, said, “Pathaan went through the due and through examining process as per the CBFC guidelines. The committee has guided the makers to implement the advised changes in the film including the songs and submit the revised version prior to theatrical release.” Shah Rukh Khan fans did not take this news well and they have attacked Prasoon Joshi and CBFC with some derogatory comments. Also, Swara Bhaskar said that “The mob rules in India” about this Pathaan controversy.

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