Bollywood’s controversial film ‘Padmaavat’ was released in Pakistan on Wednesday after it got the go-ahead from the Censor Board of Pakistan.
The film was cleared, by the Central Board of Film Censors, without any excision.
Chairman of Pakistan Censor Board Mobashir Hasan, on twitter, confirmed the release of the movie.
Central Board of Film Censors #CBFC has declared a feature film containing Indian cast & crew #Padmaavat without any excision suitable for public exhibition in the cinemas with a ‘U’ certification. #CBFC #Unbiasedforartscreativity&healthy entertainment
— Mobashir Hasan (@BABUCRATE) January 24, 2018
Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone and Ranvir Singh are playing the lead characters in the movie.
The Indian Censor Board ordered that the film’s name be changed from Padmavati to Padmaavat and some scenes be removed after receiving threats from Indian extremists.
The Supreme Court had paved the way for its nationwide release after some states issued notifications banning the film.