Pathaan: Raees director Rahul Dholakia slams CBFC chairperson Prasoon Joshi for re-censoring Shah Rukh Khan starrer – Occasions of India


Shah Rukh Khan starrer Pathaan has turn out to be the most important movie within the historical past of Indian cinema with its unprecedented run on the field workplace. The film has crossed Rs 350 crore mark in its first week regardless of going through a number of protests throughout cities. Now, Raees director Rahul Dholakia has slammed CBFC chairperson Prasoon Joshi for suggesting YRF to re-censor Besharam Rang tune whereas kneeling right down to boycott calls.
“What I really did not like was the whole idea of the film being re-censored. That is my whole thing… An already censored film was re-censored because of a morality view, that was the wrong thing to do by Prasoon Joshi and whoever the CBFC people were. Shouldn’t have done it; it sets the wrong precedent. And now, if you look at the number of people who’ve gone to see it, I want to know which morality group they were referring to. So, this whole idea of ‘public wants it to be censored’ is bulls**t. The public doesn’t want it. You want it. The public has come in large numbers to see it,” Rahul mentioned in an interview with Join FM Canada.

Pathaan marked the much-awaited comeback of Shah Rukh Khan into movies after 4 years. It’s the fourth film in producer Aditya Chopra’s spy universe, following Salman Khan’s Ek Tha Tiger and Tiger Zinda Hai, and Struggle, that includes Hrithik Roshan.

The Siddharth Anand directorial, which additionally stars Deepika Padukone and John Abraham within the lead, has turn out to be the all-time highest grossing Hindi movie worldwide in simply 10 days. The whole worldwide gross assortment stands at Rs 729 crore. Whereas Pathaan’s home gross assortment is Rs 453 crore, the movie has collected Rs 276 crore within the abroad market.


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