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Haseena gets away with two minor cuts

DNMUM396515 | 9/13/2017 | Author : Subhash K Jha | WC :137

Filmmaker Apoorva Lakhia, who turned 40 on Monday, couldn’t have hoped for a better birthday gift. The Central Board of Film Certification, under its new chairperson, Prasoon Joshi, granted Apoorva’s film Haseena Parkar starring Shraddha Kapoor an all-clear.
Says the jubilant filmmaker, “They requested one word ‘charas’ to be muted and one cut where a woman is shown being assaulted during riots. That’s it. I happily went with these cuts. No argument. The cuts made sense. I must say the censor experience was quick and pleasant. We were in at 6 pm and out in a few hours. We got a ‘U/A’ with hardly any cuts.”
Incidentally, last week’s release, Arjun Rampal’s Arun Gawli biopic Daddy, which featured Haseena Parkar’s notorious brother Dawo
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