Censor Troubles for Priyanka Chopra’s Jai Gangaajal

Prakash Jha has been asked not to use offensive words in his upcoming film, Jai Gangaajal

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Priyanka Chopra in <i>Jai Gangaajal</i>

There were reports doing the rounds that Prakash Jha had made voluntary cuts to his upcoming film Jai Gangaajal to avoid an ‘A’ certificate from the Censor Board. The filmmaker however denied these reports. Trouble started when Jha realized that Rajkumar Hirani was allowed to retain the word ‘saala’ in the title of his next, Saala Khadoos, Prakash Jha has been asked not to use the same word in his upcoming film, Jai Gangaajal.

Saala is a word we use in everyday conversation. My cop drama is set in the hinterlands. I’m not saying anything anti-national or anti-religion. I’m a responsible maker who would never hurt anyone’s sentiments. There’s a need to look at the context in which a particular word or phrase is used. If a villain is saying something and is immediately taken to task for it and not glorified, they should let it go,” Jha said in an interview to Times Of India.

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