Anurag Kashyap's upcoming film, "Mukkabaaz" has been given a U/A certificate by the CBFC and the director says he is grateful to censor board chief Prasoon Joshi for a "reasonable, rational and empowering experience".
Kashyap, 45, took to Twitter to announce the news.
"In times of uncertainty and great doubt I am grateful to actually have a reasonable, rational and empowering experience with the CBFC. U/A with one voluntary audio deletion...
"I was asked by the board, my intention to make this film and I spoke freely and fearlessly and was accorded the respect of a filmmaker by CBFC. Last time that happened was GOW ('Gangs of Wasseypur')" he wrote.
The filmmaker also said a "voluntary audio deletion was the difference between getting an A certificate and the U/A".
"Thank you @prasoonjoshi_ and @smritiirani and the board and the revising committee panel. Just to be given space to speak freely and fearlessly makes it all so worth it," Kashyap wrote.
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