Telugu version of Mersal same as Tamil: Prasoon Joshi
Jaipur: The Telugu model of Vijay-starrer “Mersal”, which had some controversial dialogues about GST and the digital India programme, will launch with none cuts and muted phrases –just just like the movie’s Tamil model, Prasoon Joshi, Chairman of the Central Board of Movie Certification (CBFC), mentioned on Friday.
The Tamil model was launched on Diwali on October 19.
“Why will we delay (the discharge of Telugu model of ‘Mersal’)? You must respect the method. There are human beings, who sit and work. It is not a slot machine that you just put a card and get a certificates from different facet,” Joshi instructed CNN-Information 18.
“There are individuals, who sit and watch the movie. I come from the movie world. I understand how delicate and exhausting it’s. Now from controversy we must always transfer to content material. The movie’s content material ought to communicate for itself and never the controversy. Telugu model of the movie is strictly the identical as its Tamil model,” he added.
Requested whether or not the movie could have any cuts or muted phrases, Joshi mentioned: “None by any means.”
“Mersal” was embroiled in controversy after the Tamil Nadu unit of the Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) demanded the elimination of sure dialogues which take a dig on the Items and Companies Tax (GST) and Digital India.
Directed by Atlee, “Mersal” options Vijay within the roles of a village head, a health care provider and a magician. It’s doing brisk enterprise on the field workplace.
The difficulty bought nationwide consideration with Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi popping out in help of the film and taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the demand for elimination of dialogues essential of GST within the film and requested him to not “demon-etise Tamil delight” by such interference.