Besharam Rang : Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathan has been embroiled in controversies even before its release. Deepika Padukone sensuous dancing moves, toned figure and bikini look were objected to in Pathan’s song ‘Besharam Rang’, as well as there was a lot of politics over Deepika Padukone’s ‘saffron bikini’. Not only this, there was even a demand to ban the film. Now that the film is inching closer to its release, which is January 25, 2023, the film has gone through the CBFC Examination Committee process for censor certification, with Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson Prasoon Joshi recommending cuts in the film. ordered. It has been learned from CBFC sources that CBFC has asked Pathan to make some changes in the song ‘Besharam Rang’.
There will be changes in the song ‘Besharam Rang’ from Shahrukh Khan’s Pathan
Bollywood Hungama has now learned about the cut list in Pathan. The inquiry committee had asked for more than 10 cuts, most of which are related to dialogues. At two places, the word ‘Raw’ was replaced by ‘our’ according to the context. ‘Langde Lulle’ was replaced by ‘broken broken’. The word ‘PMO’ was dropped, while ‘PM’ was replaced by President or Minister in 13 places.
Then, the ‘Ashok Chakra’ was removed and replaced with ‘Veer Award’, ‘Ex-KGB’ with ‘Ex-SBU’ and ‘Shrimati Bharatmata’ with ‘Our Bharatmata’. In the dialogue ‘Scotch could not be found cheaper than this’, ‘scotch’ was replaced by ‘drink’. A change was then made to the text appearing at one point in the film, replacing ‘Black Prison, Russia’ with ‘Black Prison’.
close up shot of hips, remove side pose
In the end three changes were made to the song ‘Besharam Rang’. Close up shots of the hips, ‘side pose (partial nudity)’ shots and scenes of sensual dancing moves during the song ‘Bahut Tang Kiya’ were removed or reduced and replaced with ‘appropriate shots’. However, the CBFC cut list does not mention how many seconds of shots have been censored. Also, it is not clear whether the shots of the orange swimsuit that caused the furore have been retained.
Following these changes, the CBFC granted the censor certificate to the makers of Pathan on 2 January. The film received a U/A certificate and its length, as mentioned on the certificate, is 146 minutes. In other words, Pathan is 2 hours 26 minutes long.
Apart from Shah Rukh and Deepika, John Abraham will also be seen in the lead role in Pathan. Directed by Siddharth Anand, Pathan will see a tremendous combination of VFX and action, a glimpse of which has been found in the teaser. Pathan film will be released in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu languages on January 25, 2023.