Dirty Picture cleared for prime time TV broadcast

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vidya-balan-hotJuly 11, Mumbai: Vidya Balan”s ‘The Dirty Picture’ has been declared “appropriate” for prime time TV broadcast by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), after ordering a cut of of an additional three minutes and 10 seconds of “unsuitable” content. The movie was banned by the Information and Broadcasting (I&B) ministry in April.

Under rule 33 of the Cinematograph Act, the makers of the film approached the Central Board of Film Certification and have agreed to the additional cuts suggested by the I&B ministry. The makers are believed to have made 59 cuts in the movie amounting to a total of 3 minutes and 10 seconds of editing.

In April, the information and broadcasting ministry had directed that the dark biopic on the tumultuous life of South Indian film siren Silk Smitha be telecast only in a late night slot after 11 pm, “when most guardians/parents are available to suitably guide their children/wards”. Balan had bagged the best actress award for her portrayal of Smitha.

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