By Hindustan Times
After weeks of promotions on Sony Entertainment Television, the telecast of The Dirty Picture, which was scheduled for Sunday from 12-4pm and a repeat from 8-11pm, was cancelled abruptly in an overnight decision. This came after the ministry for information and broadcasting notified the channel just a day before the telecast.
Shocked with the sudden turn of events, director Milan Luthria retorts, “I don’t what’s happening in this country! How can they do that? To make the film fit for TV viewing, we re-edited it with 59 cuts and even obtained a U/A certificate from the censor board.”
VidyaTanuj Garg, CEO Balaji Telefilms adds, “It is unfortunate that even after a valid U/A certificate from the CBFC and all the cuts in place, the telecast was stopped. We are distressed given