MUMBAI: The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has granted Saif Ali Khan’s upcoming zom-com ‘Go Goa Gone’ an ‘A’ rating, and the Bollywood actor-producer is content with it. The film being produced under his Illuminati Films banner along with Dinesh Vijan and Sunil Lulla, features himself, Kunal Khemu, Vir Das, Anand Tiwari and Puja Gupta.
“I am very happy that we have been fairly censored. We are now managing to show the movie as-is for what it’s worth. We didn’t have to mellow down the content and in the process perhaps alienate our target audience,” said Saif Ali Khan.
Interestingly, team ‘Go Goa Gone’ had in fact presented the film to the Censors for the ‘A’ certificate. What’s heartening is that the film was passed without any cuts. “We were going for an ‘A’ certificate anyways and I think its fair we have got one,” reveals Kunal Khemu.
Director Raj of the director duo Raj-D.K said, “We are very happy that we get to showcase the film in its original form. What’s the fun in watching a zombie film if the cool parts are cut out. In any case, zombies naturally lend themselves to an A rating. But all the A rated parts in the film are actually in good humour and done in good ‘taste’.”
D.K. pipes in, “I am quite happy with the decision of the censors. This was always intended to be an A rated film. What fun in a zombie film if it’s too clean? The humor and other A rated elements in the film are done very tastefully and not meant to be offensive. Adults can have some unbridled fun and entertainment. Leave the kids at home.”
Touted as India’s first ever zombie film, ‘Go Goa Gone’ will hit screen on 10 May, 2013.