Finally CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani has opened up regarding the alleged behaviour with BABUMOSHAI BANDOOKBAAZ producer Kiran Shroff.
The producer of Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s upcoming BABUMOSHAI BANDOOKBAAZ, Kiran Shroff has alleged that she was humiliated by members of the board for her choice of subject and clothes she wore during the censor screening.
PAHLAJ NIHALANI AND KIRAN SHROFF
Initially Pahlaj Nihalani was not willing to comment but seeing the huge hue and cry over the issue, the CBFC chief has reportedly opened up and according to a report in DNA; Nihalani has counter attacked the makers and called the director Kushan Nandy a ‘liar’.
In a quote given to the daily, The CBFC chief has said, “No untoward incident happened with his producer. If that was the case, why didn’t he mention the incident when he met me? Yes, he met me after his film was rejected by our Examining Committee for what he calls a ‘private meeting’.”
The CBFC chief has been further quoted saying, “He tried to intimidate me and get the cuts in his film restored by using his political connections” and alleged the director to be working on behalf of his enemies who project themselves as the liberal forces.