The anticipated face-off between the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) and its former chairperson Pahlaj Nihalani has been diffused. When Nihalani had decided to approach the CBFC to certify his film Julie 2 (he is the film’s presenter and distributor) a section of the media accused the self-styled sanskaari censor chief of peddling soft-porn once he was out the censor seat.
About charges of hypocrisy being levelled at him for peddling soft-porn after espousing Puritanism as the CBFC chairperson, Nihalani protests, “Soft porn or soft corn, or harsh reality, let the film release. The world will know.”
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