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Priyanka Chopra’s ‘Mary Kom’ gets ‘U’ certificate

Priyanka Chopra-starrer 'Mary Kom' has finally got U certificate from Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).

By: Press Trust of India | Mumbai | Updated: August 28, 2014 6:12 pm
Priyanka Chopra tweeted: "Awesome! 'U' certificate! Family movie #MaryKom Priyanka Chopra tweeted: “Awesome! ‘U’ certificate! Family movie #MaryKom

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.

Read: Priyanka Chopra: Never thought I’ll play an athlete

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.

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