India's Censor Board Muted The Word "Lesbian" In "Dum Laga Ke Haisha"
Amongst other cuts recommended by the CBFC, the L word was deemed inappropriate for Indian audiences.
Yashraj Films' Dum Laga Ke Haisha released on Feb. 27 to rave reviews.
Despite the movie's sweet nature and positive message, it is now being reported that the film was recommended five cuts by the censor board.
It should also be noted that some of the other cuts, such as the deletion of the word "harami," find mention in the list of words that the censor board was said to have banned last month.
Under the Cinematograph Act of 1952, the Indian censor board is charged with protecting the Indian public from viewing films that:
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