Padmaavat will be released in Pakistan without any cuts and with a U-Certificate. The film has been declared “suitable for public exhibition” in the cinemas without any “excision”. Mobashir Hasan, the unverified Chairman of the Pakistan’s Central Board of Film Censors (CBFC), wrote on his Twitter account, “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.”
Meanwhile, in India, the film released with packed houses. Also, Incidents of violence were reported from all over the country yesterday.
AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi said: “This is nothing but ‘pakoda’ politics practised by BJP. Prime Minister and his party have meekly surrendered before these people who are protesting. He has 56-inch chest only for Muslims.”
An attack on the school bus carrying children has sparked immense anger and at least 18 people have been arrested in connection with it.