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CBFC's scissors 'very small thing' for Balasaheb Thackeray, says Sanjay Raut

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Sanjay Raut, who is looking forward to the release of his forthcoming venture 'Thackeray' -- based on life of late supremo -- has said the Central Board of Film Certification's scissors "is a very small thing" for the veteran

was interacting with the media at the music launch of 'Thackeray' along with film's presenter Motion Pictures Ajit Andhare, actors Amrita Rao, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Uddhav Thackeray, and Aditya on Saturday in

Earlier, there were reports that CBFC has raised objection to three scenes and two dialogues in 'Thackeray'.

The CBFC had reportedly objected to a particular Babri Masjid scene and another dialogue 'Yandu Gundu' which has been used against the South Indian community staying in

When asked if the film has been cleared by CBFC, shot back: "Who told you that CBFC has objection with the film? The Hindi version of the film has been cleared by CBFC. There is everything in the film which the audience wants to see."

"I already made a statement that CBFC's scissors is a very small thing for Balasaheb He was the one who used to put the censor on others."

'Thackeray' has been written by and is directed by

The film stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Amruta Rao in lead roles. It will be released in Hindi, Marathi, and English languages.

It is slated for release on January 23, Thackeray's 93rd birth-anniversary.



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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 20:58 IST