Doesn’t understand terms like certification in films

Doesn’t understand terms like certification in films: Shah Rukh

Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan says that he doesn’t understand terms like certification in films and that it was not a problem for him in any case as he makes family films.

Present at an event for the furnishing brand D’Decor, Shah Rukh, asked if the current trend of censorship in films is taking back to the dark ages, replied: “No, those things can’t take us back. Our storytelling has to become better, technically, technologically, creatively, screenplay wise. We’ve changed with times. We have 55-60 per cent younger audience, may be they don’t want what we showed in the ’90s or ’80s.

“So we need to keep up with that and change it fast enough. Not keep on always thinking, ‘Oh, the inner India likes only those kind of films, the city India likes it this way’. We are the biggest market in the world, and it’ll be unfortunate if our Indian products don’t do well in the Indian market and cinema can get a little affected, not so fast, but it can get affected.”

Several films have had to face problems with the censor board regarding the cuts suggested to them. The film “Udta Punjab” recently had made headlines for its battle with the censors.

Shah Rukh’s own film “Fan” was suggested cuts by the censor board and he was unhappy with them.

There are also calls from several filmmakers and actors that the current system of censorship should be replaced by a system known as certification, followed in the west.

Asked if he would prefer certification over censorship, Shah Rukh said” “I don’t understand what it is. I’m not in that part, I make family films, so it’s not a problem for me.”

Shah Rukh’s next release is likely to be Gauri Shinde’s “Dear Zindagi” opposite Alia Bhatt.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here