While the Salman starrer Race 3 has been cleared with no cuts by the Indian censor board the British censor board has not only granted the film a ‘12A’ certification (meaning children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult) it has also asked 1 minute and 20 seconds of the 2 hours 29 minute film to be edited out for its strong violence.
While current chairperson of the CBFC Prasoon Joshi refrained from comment, former censor chief Pahlaj Nihalani did comment, “If you are a filmmaker with strong sexual or violent content now is the time to quickly go to the censor board. I hear nothing gets stopped. Sanskari censorship replaced by sab-chalta-hai censorship. Welcome to the new liberal world.”
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