Two days ahead of the release of Gully Boy, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has asked the makers of the film to delete the 13-second scene featuring lead stars Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in an intimate moment, a leading entertainment portal reports. The scene in question shows Alia and Ranveer sharing a passionate kiss.
The report also states that cuss words used in the film have been replaced as well. However, no official word has been provided on the report so far.
Directed by Zoya Akhtar, Gully Boy stars Ranveer as a street rapper from Mumbai and his character is inspired by the life of Indian rappers Naezy aka Naved Shaikh and DIVINE aka Vivian Fernandes.
Alia Bhatt stars as a medical student and Ranveer’s love interest in Gully Boy while Kalki Koechlin appears as an influential musician. Gully Boy was received extremely well at its world premiere at the 2019 Berlin International Film Festival over the weekend.
Gully Boy will release on February 14.