Actress Priyanka Chopra-starrer ‘Mary Kom’ biopic has finally got U certificate from Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). The sports drama, which is based on the life of the Olympic bronze medal winner, was earlier issued U/A certificate by the board.
“Awesome! ‘U’ certificate! Family movie #MaryKom,” Chopra posted on Twitter.
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Earlier, makers were reportedly disappointed with the Censor Board’s previous decision. But now they are happy as the film will have a wider audience. “Mary Kom gets a ‘U’ certificate. More reach to us,” director Omung Kumar tweeted.
‘Mary Kom’ is scheduled to release on September 5 and is produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali in collaboration with Viacom 18. It narrates the struggle of a Manipuri female boxer, who goes on to become a five-time World Amateur Boxing champion.