NCW flags Mahesh Manjrekar’s Marathi film, says trailer and censor film | Latest India News

NEW DELHI: National Commission for Women (NCW) Chairperson Rekha Sharma on Wednesday called on the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to censor the trailer and sexually explicit scenes of the upcoming Marathi film “Nay Varan Bhat Loncha Kon Nay Koncha”.

The commission said the trailer for the film, which was released on January 10, shows “obscene” content and portrays women and minors in reprehensible ways.

“The trailer is released on social media platforms like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc. without any age restrictions for viewers and therefore available even for minors to watch,” the commission said in a statement.

“The commission condemns the open circulation of such sexually explicit content involving minors on social media platforms… The commission also called for ensuring that sexually explicit scenes are not openly disseminated on social media platforms.

A copy of the letter was also sent to Prasoon Joshi, chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification.

He asked the ministry to keep the committee informed of the follow-up given to the communication.

The commission said it received a complaint from Maharashtra-based women’s rights group Bhartiya Stree Shakti.

The film, ‘Nay Varan Bhat Loncha Kon Nay Koncha’ is set to be released on January 14 The film, starring Prem Dharmadhikari, Chhaya Kadam, Shashank Shende and Kashmera Shah, is directed by Mahesh Manjrekar and is based on the story by Marathi playwright and critic of theater Jayant Pawar died in September 2021.

In an interview with Pinkvilla, director Mahesh Manjrekar said Nay Varan Bhat Loncha Kon Nay Koncha completes his trilogy – first Vaastav, followed by City of Gold.

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