Priyanka Chopra's Hollywood debut Baywatch gets 5 cuts, A rating by CBFC

Priyanka Chopra's Hollywood debut Baywatch, being the adult comedy that it is, has suffered at the hands of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).

Priyanka Chopra has clearly maintained from the get-go that her Hollywood debut Baywatch is an out and out adult film. The actress even warned against taking your kids to the movie. And given the fact that it has been rated R in the United States, the action-comedy film was obviously going to get an A rating in India, as it was by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) on Friday.

According to reports, the film has received five cuts, one visual and four verbal, for its adult content. The good thing is that the film was cleared and the innumerable bikini shots have survived. CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani stated, “There was no rationale to cut the bikini images. For one, the series ran on satellite television in India for years and contained lengthy shots of women in bikinis.” He added, “Secondly, Indian filmmakers really need to stop making such a big issue about bikinis. Go to Goa or Mauritius. The beaches are carpeted with women in bikinis. What is the big deal about such shots?”

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Priyanka Chopra, Baywatch, Dwayne Johnson

Priyanka Chopra as Victoria Leeds in Baywatch.

Nihalani further added, “Baywatch is crammed with cuss words and filthy language. We deleted portions where we thought the smutty language was unnecessary. But we’ve allowed the bad language in several dialogues because we felt cutting them took away from the flavour and intention of the words. I’d like to stress that we’ve given an ‘A’ certificate, not just for the bikinis, but for the strong language as well.”

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Starring Priyanka Chopra, Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach, Jon Bass, and Ilfenesh Hadera the film will be released in India on June 2, competing at the Box Office with Gal Gadot’s much awaited DC film, Wonder Woman. The film will be hitting theatres in the US, where it has been rated R for its “crude sexual content” a week early and will be releasing on May 25.

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