Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi gets U/A certification from CBFC amidst reported Karni Sena protests

Forward of its launch, Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi has acquired U/A certification from the Central Board of Movie Certification (CBFC). The Kangana Ranaut-starrer had earlier invited extreme protests from political outfits who had claimed to be a part of Karni Sena. Nonetheless, with the brand new certification, it looks as if the protests weren’t paid heed to.

The opposite issue, worthy of noting, is the truth that the current CBFC chairman, Prasoon Joshi is carefully related to Manikarnika; The Queen of Jhansi, having penned lyrics and dialogues of the movie.

Earlier, the movie had incited political factions which claimed that the interval drama had allusions to a obvious relationship between Rani Lakshmibai and a British officer. The depiction of the queen dancing to a particular quantity was additionally one of many causes folks protested. They claimed that an individual from royalty wouldn’t contain themselves in actions like a public dance and therefore, the portrayal was “in opposition to custom.”

Nonetheless, nationwide spokesperson of Karni Sena and ex-major Dr Himanshu stated the outfit’s title was being wrongly used to realize traction. He clarified that the physique had no objection with the movie.

A U/A certification entails that the movie could also be considered by audiences freely, with parental steerage for kids beneath 12 years of age.

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi is slated to launch on 25 January.

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