Indian Censor Board Bans Erotic Movie ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ in India
Censor board has declared that they won’t allow the big-screen adaptation of popular erotic novel called ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ to be displayed in Indian cinemas. It is a decision, most had already anticipated in a bigger conservative nation.
Sravan Kumar, the chairman of Central Board of Film Certification, refused to say why the film panel declined to approve the movie adaptation, but still said Comcast Corp and Universal Pictures that released the movie, may appeal this decision.
According to the spokesman at Universal Pictures said that Censor board objected to a few of the movie’s dialogues and sex scenes. He claimed that despite of removing several sex scenes from the film, Censor Board has still not approved the movie.
The movie was first released in February. It has earned about $400 million from its global sales. However, due to its flashy dialogues and erotic content, the movie couldn’t be released in several countries including Malaysia, Kenya, and Indonesia and of course China, the second largest film market in the world.
The movie’s distributor, Comcast Corp couldn’t get success in releasing this movie in several top countries in terms of market including India. Due to allegedly sexually explicit content, most of the Asian countries have banned the big-screen release of this movie called Fifty Shades of Grey.
The movie is based on 2011 best-selling erotic novel of the same title. Dakota Johnson and Jamie Doman have played the role of a couple that has sadomasochistic relationship.
Some critics say that despite of approving ‘Dam Laga ke Haisha’, how Censor Board could ban this movie.