Smoking scenes in films are already reaching us with a disclaimer that pops up in the middle of every film. And now, though there is no official statement so far, filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj says the Health Ministry is contemplating issuing a warning against scenes that show alcohol consumption too.
“As if issuing a warning on smoking scenes was not enough, now, I believe, the same will be implemented on scenes that show people drinking liquor. If that happens, I will surely go on a hunger strike,” said Bhardwaj at the ongoing Cut Uncut Festival, organised by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) in the Capital. “I hope we get rid of issuing disclaimers for smoking scenes, because they are really irrit