Bahubali’s’ director SS Rajamouli has commented on ‘Udta Punjab dispute that six members of the Censor Board panel cannot decide that the country’s 130 million people should see. Whether specific or general people , everyone has put forward their views on ongoing Controversy between ‘Udta Punjab and Union Board of Film Certification (CBFC) or censors for 89 cuts.
The Bombay High Court has reprmanded the board for instead of giving certificates to the filmmakers about the films but adamant to running scissors in the movie. Censor Board was adamant on putting 89 cuts in Udta Punjab , while the number was reduced to 13 by the review committee.
Rajamouli were asked whether the CBFC is restricting the filmmaker’s creative abilities ? He told IANS that ‘ Yes, they are. I sympathize with the filmmakers. Everyone is asking a direct question that how a Board of six members can decide what 130 people should see . ‘ He said, ‘ what they doing is not rational.It is better for a father, mother or the head of the family to decide what his children and family can see .