Prasoon Joshi Gets Liberal, Restores 12 Cuts In Horror Flick ‘IT’
It seems gore and profanity are no longer taboo at the Indian censor board. On Tuesday the CBFC’s new chairperson Prasoon Joshi shocked many and surprised some when he upturned the Examining Committee (EC)’s decision to come down heavily on Andres Muschietti’s adaptation of Stephen King’s shiver giver IT.
In a historic decision all the 12 cuts including several profanities were restored and IT has been cleared without cuts and an ‘A’ certificate.
Apparently the CBFC has always had a strict policy about censoring the obscene abuse referring to one’s ‘mother’, even while passing Hollywood films.
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