The Central Board of Movie Certification (CBFC) on Friday stated it has issued a show-cause discover to the makers of Pratik Gandhi-starrer Bhavai for flouting certification guidelines and tampering with the content material of the movie.
The musical drama, concerning the in style people theatre type from Gujarat, was earlier titled Raavan Leela. It’s directed by Hardik Gajjar and backed by Pen Studios.
In keeping with the CBFC, the makers modified the title within the trailer and likewise included parts “deposited” with the physique.
“CFBC has sought clarification from the makers of ‘Bhavai’ for flouting certification guidelines and tampering with the content material of the movie. CBFC has all the time tried to remain true to its pointers and has been making the certification course of as easy and systematic as doable,” CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi stated in a press release.
“Nonetheless wish to clearly state that flouting the principles of CBFC certification isn’t acceptable because it compromises the function of techniques & balances. Additional, it additionally portrays the trade in an irresponsible gentle,” he added.
After the trailer of Bhavai was launched final week, the makers made two modifications – modified the title of the film and eliminated a sequence exhibiting two actors, enjoying Ram and Raavan, in dialog with one another after it was criticised by a piece for being offensive.
CBFC stated the distorted trailer is a violation of the Cinematograph Certification Guidelines. It stated it has sought a proof from the makers by issuing a show-cause discover and their reply is into account at current.
Pen Studios was unavailable for remark.
Bhavai additionally starring Aindrita Ray, Rajendra Gupta, Rajesh Sharma and Abhimanyu Singh is about to launch theatrically on October 1.