QWrap: Producers vs Nihalani, Mumbai’s Rain Preparedness & More
Today’s top stories in under 90 seconds.
1. Producers VS Pahlaj Nahalani
Even after Udta Punjab’s ‘ A’ rating, Bollywood producers made it very clear in a press conference in Mumbai that ultimately, it was them versus Pahlaj Nahalani. Producer Mukesh Bhatt minced no words in demanding that Pahlaj Nahalani be asked to step down as the Censor Board chief. The film’s producer Anurag Kashyap also said that he would try to release the film uncut and on time.
2. Mumbai’s Pre-Monsoon Report
With four days to go until the monsoon officially arrives in Mumbai, the city has its fingers crossed. The Quint ventured into the city’s crevices, far from the bougainvillea-lined trees of Bandra and bustling South Mumbai, to see how much the BMC had achieved, two days past its deadline.
3. Modi-Obama Meet; POTUS Sends Message to Pakistan
In a strongly-worded message, President Obama asked Pakistan to punish the perpetrators of the Pathankot attack. He likened the attack on the air-force base to the 26/11 Mumbai attack. Obama’s statement comes amid US’ vow to stand with India against terror threats from Pakistan-based groups.
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