Censor Board removes abusive language from Akshay Kumar's film 'Sarfira' and gives it 'U' certificate

Ronit Kawale
Ronit Kawale - Senior Editor
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Akshay Kumar's film 'Sarfira' will be released in theatres on July 12. It will compete with Kamal Haasan's film 'Indian 2'. It will be interesting to see who wins and who loses. However, there is still time for this. Currently, the censor board has given a certificate to Akshay's movie and has also asked to make some changes in it. Not only this, the makers will also have to tell that the film is based on a true incident. And supporting documents will also have to be given. According to the report of 'Bollywood Hungama', 'Sarfira' has got a U i.e. Universal Certificate from the Central Board of Film Certification. Appropriate words have been used in place of abusive words used in the film. Along with this, the makers also had to give a declaration. In which it was to be told that this film is based on a true incident. Along with this, supporting documents were also to be given.

The makers of 'Sarfira' gave clarification

The makers have given a declaration and further explained the scene in which Akshay Kumar's character Veer Mhatre meets former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. Apart from this, they have also clarified the way the names of the country's industrialists and brands are used. Not only this, the makers have also attached the NOC received from the Ministry of Defense with this declaration.

'Sarfira' is 6 minutes longer than 'Soorarai Pottru'

After the CBFC members were satisfied, they passed the film on July 4 itself. According to the censor certificate, this film is 155 minutes long. That is, 2 hours 35 minutes. Whereas in 2020, Surya starrer 'Soorarai Pottru' was 2 hours 29 minutes long. That is, its Hindi remake is 6 minutes longer. And even the Hindi dubbed version of 'Soorarai Pottru', 'Udaan', is shorter than this, which has a duration of 2 hours 21 minutes.

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