Kalki Koechlin's 'Margarita With A Straw' cleared by Censor Board with only one cut

 
Kalki Koechlin's 'Margarita With A Straw' cleared by Censor Board with only one cut

Shonali Bose's 'Margarita With A Straw' has been given a clean chit after facing objection from the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) in the first screening,


Earlier, the censors wanted a shot showing the lead character peeing cut, and a 12-second kissing scene between Kalki and her lesbian lover removed from the film which is about a woman with cerebral palsy coming to terms with her queer sexuality.


But in a rare move, the film has now got a clearance from the CBFC's Revising Committee.


Also Read: Never pay for a movie Ticket with us around. Click here to know how.


An elated Shonali said, “We've come out with only a single cut!“


However, the director is unhappy with the Revising Committee shortening a 16-second scene involving a straight couple having sex. The director has been asked to tone it down by 50 percent. The makers had to take a decision right away or else go to the Tribunal.


Shonali said, “With the release scheduled for April 17, we didn't want to delay things and accepted the cut. Ideally, a filmmaker shouldn't be made to edit his or her film."


Talking about the scenes involving frontal-nudity, Shonali adds “We exercised self censorship and submitted a version which didn't have those scenes. The Censor Board in India would have never let them go through. Overall, I'm pleased with the Revising Committee. It has shown remarkable maturity and my film is pretty much intact. "


'Margarita With A Straw' is a tale of a young girl, Laila, suffering from cerebral palsy who, travels to New York, and finds love.


 
 

 
Latest News
 
 
 
popular News
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MOST POPULAR
TRENDING MOVIES
Release Date :
2017-01-14
1 Reviews

 
Release Date :
2017-01-13
2 Reviews

 
Release Date :
2017-01-13
0 Reviews

 
Release Date :
2017-01-06
0 Reviews

 
Release Date :
2017-01-25
0 Reviews

 
Release Date :
2017-01-25
0 Reviews

 
Release Date :
2017-01-27
0 Reviews

 
Release Date :
2017-01-28
0 Reviews

 
 
 
RECENT REVIEWS

Pulkit Sharma

Check out my review of xXx:Return of Xander Cage on my official blog https://pulkitreviewistw.wordpr......Read the full review
  • 0
  • 0
  • |
  • 5 Days ago
  • |
  • 36
 

Sanket Porwal

Problem with forcefully complicated movie like OkJaanu is that they sound interesting only on surfac......Read the full review
  • 0
  • 0
  • |
  • 5 Days ago
  • |
  • 43
 

Sanket Porwal

Dangal is excellent movie. The wrestling scenes are heart-pumping. The emotional quotient is very st......Read the full review
  • 0
  • 0
  • |
  • 5 Days ago
  • |
  • 40
 

vijayakumar

Best movie in 2016. Aamir national award waiting you.nithesh done very well.all others done well. It......Read the full review
  • 0
  • 0
  • |
  • 3 Weeks ago
  • |
  • 122
 
POPULAR ON CnS
 

Follow Us

Copyright © ClapsnSlaps, Inc 2017.
SBB Venture Pvt. Ltd. All rights reserved.

The content on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of clapsnslaps.com