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CBFC chief Joshi appears before parl panel on \'Padmavati\'

Censor board chief Prasoon Joshi on Thursday appeared before a parliamentary panel to brief members about the controversy over \"Padmavati\" and said the film had not yet been approved, sources said.

Joshi, who is also scheduled to appear before the parliamentary standing committee on information and technology later in the day, told the Lok Sabha Committee on Petitions that the censor board had only cleared the trailer and promos of the period film.

Sources said the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief told the panel that a decision on the film would be taken after showing it to experts.

Asked by a member whether as censor board chief he had seen the film, Joshi is learnt to have replied that he hadn\'t.

The Lok Sabha Committee on Petitions had sought a report from the information and broadcasting ministry and the censor board after C P Joshi and Om Birla, two parliament members from Rajasthan, filed a plea on \"objectionable content\" in the film before the panel.

The officials, sources said, were of the view controversies are often created for commercial purposes though it was not clear in this case.

Souce - PTI

 
 
           
 
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