'Barfi!' gets U-certificate, Anurag Basu excited
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Director Anurag Basu is on cloud nine after receiving his first 'U' certificate from Censor Board for 'Barfi!'.
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Director Anurag Basu is on cloud nine after receiving his first 'U' certificate from Censor Board for "Barfi!".
"Just got the censor certificate, 'Barfi!'is my first U certificate film," tweeted Basu who previously directed "Murder", "Gangster - A Love Story", "Life in a... Metro" that were released with an A-certificate, while "Kites" was awarded U-A certificate.
Co-produced by Ronnie Screwvala and Siddharth Roy Kapoor, "Barfi!" revolves around a fun loving deaf-mute boy (Ranbir Kapoor) and an autistic girl, played by Priyanka Chopra.
Slated to release Sep 14, it also marks Telugu actress Ileana D'Cruz's foray into Bollywood.
NFAI acquires Mahapurush Dr Ambedkar, rare 1968 Marathi short film that portrays Babasaheb's faith, later life
The film was originally made in 35 mm format but what we have found is a 16 mm copy, probably meant for distribution in rural areas, said Prakash Magdum, Director, NFAI.
The short film, Mahapurush Dr Ambedkar, fictionalises the key events of Dr Ambedkar’s life, and also has live footage of his later years.
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