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CBFC denies Alia's claims of banning her mother's 'No Father in Kashmir'

However, it was in news that India's youngest Oscar-nominated director, Ashvin Kumar had moved to final apex body FCAT to challenge CBFC’s decision after he was denied a ‘U’ certificate. It was also alleged that the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) held the film for six months due to a clash over certification.

Saima Siddiqui

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Published on 18 Jan 2019 5:26 AM GMT

CBFC denies Alias claims of banning her mothers No Father in Kashmir
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CBFC denies Alia's claims of banning her mother's 'No Father in Kashmir'
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Mumbai: After actress Alia Bhatt's post on social media, urging Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to clear her mother's 'No Fathers in Kashmir' went viral, the censor board on Thursday 'clarified' that it has not imposed any ban on the movie.

However, it was in news that India's youngest Oscar-nominated director, Ashvin Kumar had moved to final apex body FCAT to challenge CBFC’s decision after he was denied a ‘U’ certificate. It was also alleged that the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) held the film for six months due to a clash over certification.

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Following which Alia came on board in favor of her mother's, Soni Razdan, movie requesting CBFC to clear the movie.

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!”

Meanwhile, the Regional Officer of CBFC, Mumbai, Tushar Karmarkar came to burst the false claims and called the news of the ban "completely false."

He said, " We are disappointed with the misinformation being spread about the film 'No Fathers in Kashmir'. Any news of CBFC banning this film is completely false. And all responsible people should take account of that.

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He further said, "filmmakers of 'No Fathers in Kashmir' have already been offered an adult certificate, and the reason thereof have clearly been communicated to them. It's unfortunate that unwarranted pressure is being put by spreading misinformation of a ban."

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

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