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'Mukkabaaz' gets U/A certificate, Kashyap thanks Joshi, Irani

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Kashyap's upcoming film, "Mukkabaaz" has been given a U/A certificate by the CBFC and the says he is grateful to censor Prasoon for a "reasonable, rational and empowering experience".

The filmmaker also thanked I and B for providing him with some "space" to express himself in a free and fearless manner through his movie.

and Zoya Hussain, the sports drama chronicles the power dynamics in and has been receiving praise even before its scheduled release on January 12.

Kashyap, 45, took to to announce the

"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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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 10:05 IST