Bollywoods upcoming comedy film “Veere Di Wedding” has been banned in Pakistan by Central Board of Film Censors(CBFC). The film has been banned in Pakistan as CBFC has declared it unfit because of the vulgar dialogues and some inappropriate scenes.
Daniyal Gilani chairman of the CBFC told IANS via social media ““Members of the CBFC unanimously decided to not allow the film for public exhibition in the cinemas as its content flouts the Censorship of Film Code 1980.”
The film Veere Di Wedding was screened for CBFC on Tuesday and CBFC banned the film for Vulgar dialogues and inappropriate scenes. Express tribune had reported that “All members unanimously came to a decision to ban Veere Di Wedding while the film’s distributors also withdrew their application to release it in Pakistan after witnessing its questionable content.”
The upcoming comedy film which stars Sonam Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor in the lead roles revolves around a story of four friends who are preparing themselves for the upcoming wedding the cast also includes Swara Baskar and Sheikhs Talsamia. The film is directed by Shashanka Gosh and is produced by Anil Kapoor.
A CBFC senior spoke to Express Tribune and this is what he stated “Veere Di Wedding was screened before the full board and all members were surprised to see such content being displayed.” He further added on ““This film is not acceptable in our society due to its vulgarity and sexual dialogues spoken by the four girls and so, we decided to ban it.”
Sindh Film Censors had cleared the film after making some cuts, however CBFC decided to ban the film and Punjab censor board followed.
The distributor club has also issued withdrawals of their applications after witnessing the criticism from the board. No more Veere Di Wedding at the big screens in Pakistan!!!