Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt-starrer Gully Boy is all set for its special Valentine’s Day release, but it seems that even this family entertainer has not been spared by the daunting eyes of the censor board. Gully Boy will have to undergo some major cuts, two days ahead of its film release. Kudos to the censor board, one of the most significant kissing snip featuring Ranveer and Alia, has suffered at the last minute. Apparently, the board feels that the much-talked-about passionate kiss is too passionate to handle! From Highway to Raazi, Gully Boy star Alia Bhatt Establishes Herself As ‘The Prolific Actor of This Generation’
According to the reports, a 13-second-snip which features Alia and Ranveer has been cut from the film, as per the directions from the censor board. This last-hour changes will surely stir furious reactions from the fans, who have been rooting for the film. While everyone was eagerly anticipating to witness two of the most promising actors from the Bollywood fraternity come together, this step has left the fans completely disheartened.
The censor board did not stop here, but reports suggest that the cuss words have been euphemised to softer terms. The mention of a popular whiskey brand has also been removed from the movie, despite being one of the partners in the film. Instructions to add a disclaimer in Devanagari has also been mentioned in the report.
Look at the censor board report here:
The movie has all eyes and garnered huge applaud ever since the first look of Gully Boy was dropped by the makers. While Ranveer and Alia are exceptionally brilliant actors on their part, the on-screen chemistry of the duo has become one of the major highlights in the trailer. The movie buzz is at its epitome and the fans cannot stop gushing about it. Badla Trailer: Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu's Thriller Will Leave You Intrigued Right From The Word Go - Watch Video
The film reportedly received its censor certificate on Friday. Also starring Kalki Koechlin, Zoya Akhtar’s directorial venture is bankrolled by Excel Entertainment co-founders Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar. Gully Boy will hit the silver screens on February 14, 2019.