Don’t compare ‘A Flying Jatt’ to ‘Udta Punjab’: CBFC

By | August 23, 2016

At around ten am the chairman of the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC), Pahlaj Nihalani, took everybody hastily with an out-of-character tweet, expressing open support for Tiger Shroff’s fantasy-adventure that opens this Friday: “#Flying Jatt is an Indian Superhero graced by Wahe Guru Ji. Will create History at BO, may remind us of film Jai Santoshi Maa.” When the film’s director, Remo D’Souza, and Tiger’s mother, Ayesha, thanked him effusively, the censor chief responded with “Pleasure is mine” and wanted them luck! Nihalani whose Twitter bio describes him as “Producer Director a real Indian” reasoned that once a movie is sweet, one feels sensible.

“There are several positives during this film which is able to charm to the complete family,” he said, eulogising Tiger’s character as “a superhero within the Indian style”. He raved regarding the “good narration and spiritual touch” of this “believable film”. He argued that typically a movie during this genre appears unreal, however during this case he believes that the audience are going to be convinced that one thing like this might happen. “There were several places once I felt like commendation, i feel kids can clap too,” he insisted, however was fast to feature that this can be his individual opinion and will disagree from that of others.

Don’t compare ‘A Flying Jatt’ to ‘Udta Punjab’

Don't compare 'A Flying Jatt' to 'Udta Punjab' CBFC

When prodded on the relevance Wahe Guruji, Nihalani maintained that Tiger’s character may be a Sikh and also the film would be a lift for the community that has been depicted within the right manner. “Jai Santoshi Maa (1975 film that went on to become of the most important grossers ever) was likeable by the plenty. This film too, set against the background of faith, can bit the hearts of the common person. It is a masala motion-picture show with a message,” he reiterated, occurring to mention that it touched on the problem of pollution, a worldwide concern, in a very approach that’s straightforward to grasp and connect with.Don't compare 'A Flying Jatt' to 'Udta Punjab'

Interestingly, this film is created by Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Motion photos whose earlier film, ‘Udta Punjab’, had to fight a legal battle against the Censor Board and its chief’s several cuts before it had been cleared by the metropolis supreme court with only one cut and an `A’ certificate . Bring this up and Nihalani retorts, “Don’t compare this motion-picture show to ‘Udta Punjab’. This can be my personal opinion as Pahlaj Nihalani, the producer. I am not talking because the CBFC chairman here however as a personal film producer. I tweeted what I felt as a viewer. Period!”

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