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Censor Board muted ‘lesbian’ and replaced four words in Ayushmann Khurrana’s ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’

Reportedly, Censor Board asked the makers of 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' to mute the word 'lesbian' from their movie.

Written by Sarika Sharma | New Delhi |
Updated: March 4, 2015 5:24:44 pm
dum laga ke haisha, ayushmann khurrana, bhumi pednekar, censor board Reports are that the Censor Board asked the makers Ayushmann Khurranna’s ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’ to mute the word ‘lesbian’ from their movie.

The Censor Board, which had recently issued a list of banned cuss words for movies, is in the middle of another controversy.

Reports are that the Censor Board asked the makers Ayushmann Khurranna’s ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’ to mute the word ‘lesbian’ from their movie.

(Read: Want to get your movie banned? Just say Bombay in a dialogue)

In one of the scenes film’s lead actress Bhumi Pednekar’s character Sandhya is consoled by a lawyer at court when this word was used.

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(Also read: ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’ review: A couple that wins you over gradually but surely)

But Censor Board member and film director Ashoke Pandit, who has been voicing his concern against the new list of cuss words, expressed his disappointment over the muting of the word ‘lesbian’.

Ashoke Pandit had tweeted:

Several people have expressed their concern over the recent cut.

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