Veere Di Wedding banned in Pakistan due to ‘vulgar’ dialogues


Nation Next Newsroom | May 31, 2018 17:00

Bollywood film Veere Di Wedding, which is due to release on June 1, 2018, has been banned in Pakistan because of ‘vulgar’ dialogues and objectionable scenes.
Shikha Talsania, Sonam Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Swara Bhasker in a poster of the film ‘Veere Di Wedding’

Bollywood film Veere Di Wedding, which is due to release on June 1, 2018, has been banned in Pakistan because of ‘vulgar’ dialogues and objectionable scenes.

An official statement by the Central Board of Film Censors (CBFC) read: “This film is not acceptable in our society due to its vulgarity and sexual dialogues spoken by the four girls and so, we decided to ban it”. Speaking on the ban further, Danyal Gilani, Chairman, CBFC, while speaking to a daily said, “Members of the CBFC unanimously decided to not allow the film for public exhibition in the cinemas as its content flouts the Censorship of Film Code 1980.

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Veere Di Wedding, directed by Shashanka Ghosh and co-produced by Ekta Kapoor, Rhea Kapoor and Nikhil Dwivedi, stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhasker and Shikha Talsania in pivotal roles.