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Alia Bhatt appeals CBFC to clear her mum's 'No fathers in kashmir'

However, two National Awards winner director, Ashwin moved to final apex body FCAT to challenge CBFC's decision, which had denied to hand 'U' certificate to his movie. The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has held the film for six months now due to a clash over certification.

Saima Siddiqui

Saima SiddiquiBy Saima Siddiqui

Published on 17 Jan 2019 9:54 AM GMT

Alia Bhatt appeals CBFC to clear her mums No fathers in kashmir
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'No Fathers in Kashmir' deserves to be watched, appeals Soni Razdan
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Mumbai: The much acclaimed Bollywood newcomer, Alia Bhatt has recently requested Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), to clear her mother's, Soni Razdan starrer film 'No Fathers in Kashmir ' helmed by Oscar-nominated director Ashvin Kumar.

However, two National Awards winner director, Ashwin moved to final apex body FCAT to challenge CBFC's decision, which had denied to hand 'U' certificate to his movie. The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has held the film for six months now due to a clash over certification.

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Speaking up for the film, Alia tweeted, “Was soo looking forward to mom’s @nofathers_movie #nofathersinkashmir!! @Soni_Razdan @ashvinkumar & team worked super hard for this honest teens love story in Kashmir. Really hope the CBFC would #lifttheban. It’s a film about empathy & compassion..let’s give love a chance!”

The censor board had earlier awarded an 'A' certificate to the film, which was challenged by the makers. They then approached appellate body, FCAT, but fresh cuts were again demanded in the film.

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It is to be mentioned that the two bodies have been demanding new cuts every time the makers approach them for a solution. Making it hard for the producers, CBFC had even declined legal representation and a new panel suggested new cuts which were in contrast to the body’s earlier decision.

Meanwhile, many other celebs from the industry including Swara Bhasker, Pritish Nandy and Shashi Tharoor also came in support of the film.

'No Fathers in Kashmir' is a love story of two teenagers with the unrest in Kashmir set in the backdrop.

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