Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma’s Bombay Velvet has been offered under ‘A’ Certificate by Censor Board. Director Anurag Kashyap seems to be unhappy with the decision of Censor Board so he would take the film to the Revising Committee.
According to the reports, Censor Board has asked for the several cuts and has also asked to tone down some violent scenes from the film. Entire Censor Board team has agreed and decided that the crime-based film is suited for adult viewing only.
Director Anurag Kashyap who wants the film under U/A certificate has decided that he would be taking film under revising committee. The film is under huge amount, which they can cover up only after the film is rated under U/A certificate.
In an interview with a daily Anurag Kasyhap has said that there is nothing in the film that it needs ‘A’ certificate. He said, “There is absolutely nothing in the film that warrants an ‘A’ certificate. We are going to Revising Committee.”
Anurag Kashyap also said that the board has asked about several cuts to which the filmmakers have not agreed. He said he has faith in the CBFC’s revising committee.
The makers of the movie have put a lot of effort for creating the magical scenes of old times Bombay in the movie.
Bombay velvet is set in Bombay of the 60’s. The director has recreated Bombay of that period. He has made sure that everything is in sync with the 60’s, from the look of the characters, to the cars and the streets. More than 200 vintage cars have been used in the movie.
Bombay Velvet, based on historian Gyan Prakash‘s book Mumbai Fables, narrates the story of how the city in ’60s became a metropolis. The film is set to release on May 15, 2015. It stars Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Karan Johar in lead roles with Kay Kay Menon, Manish Choudhary, and Siddharth Basu appearing in supporting roles.