Contrary to popular perception, Bollywood is not the bad boy of Indian cinema. Tamil and Telgu cinema are worse than Bollywood when it comes to violence and showing women in bad light in celluloid.
The Indian cinema's watchdog - the Censor Board - had to use its scissors more on regional cinema from southern India than the usual culprit Bollywood to ensure that the movies are fit for screening even under adult category.
Information provided by the board under Right To Information Act to Pune based Vihar Druve shows that since 2008 the maximum number of cuts imposed were on Tamil films followed by Tamil, Kannada and Hindi films.
In the five year period, the board cut 592 scenes from Tamil films, 509 from Telgu and 457 on Kannada films. Hi