Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh starrer Zoya Akhtar directorial Gully Boy is all set to hit screens on February 14. Ahead of the film release, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has ordered major cuts in the film.
The film is just two days away from the release and the CBFC has asked for a major cut from the film. It has asked to remove a 13-second long clip featuring an intimate scene of Alia and Ranveer in the film.
Recently, Gully Boy was featured at the Berlin Film Festival and it received praises from the fans worldwide. According to the reports of Bollywood Hungama, “As per the cut list details, their smooching shot, lasting for 13 seconds, has been reduced. And moreover, it has been replaced by a wider shot.” Along with it, some abusive words from the film have also been replaced.
“Gully Boy also has some abusive words like ‘G***u’, ‘h********e’, ‘h*********i’, ‘f*****g’ and they have been replaced with milder terms,” as reported.
Post the Berlin Film Festival, the artistic director at the Toronto International Film Festival, appreciated the film and tweeted, “Watched the GULLY BOY world premiere tonight in a packed house with @RanveerOfficial, @aliaa08 & @ZoyaAkhtarOff present. Biggest cheers I’ve heard in 20+ years at the Berlinale.”
Gully Boy is produced by Zoya Akhtar, Farhan Akhtar, Ritesh Sidhwani.