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Actress Deepika Padukone Spokes Out Against Mahira Khan Film Verna

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Actress Deepika Padukone Spokes Out Against Mahira Khan Film Verna

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone has spoken out about the controversial ban on the film ‘Verna,’ that has swept up a national debate. Actress Deepika Padukone Spokes Out Against Mahira Khan Film Verna.  The film was banned by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), Islamabad on the basis of not being suitable for a family audience and was claimed to be not decent enough. While director Shoaib Mansoor is yet to give a statement, protagonists Mahira Khan and Haroon Shahid responded to the ban as the film awaits a review by the full board.

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Actress Deepika Padukone Spokes Out Against Mahira Khan Film Verna

Actress Deepika Padukone Spokes Out Against Mahira Khan Film Verna

Actress Deepika Padukone Spokes Out Against Mahira Khan Film Verna

The film was banned yesterday and is pending review. In an official statement by ‘Hum Films’ ” filmmaker Shoaib Mansoor has gone into appeal with censor board today for urgent relief for his film ‘Verna.’ The film will hopefully be reviewed by full board today and we are hoping that the full board will prevail.”

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Actress Deepika Padukone Spokes Out Against Mahira Khan Film Verna

Actress Deepika Padukone Spokes Out Against Mahira Khan Film Verna

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Actress Deepika Padukone Spokes Out Against Mahira Khan Film Verna

Actress Deepika Padukone Spokes Out Against Mahira Khan Film Verna

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Actress Deepika Padukone Spokes Out Against Mahira Khan Film Verna. News has reached India too, and Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone spoke about the ban. The actress, who is currently promoting her upcoming venture ‘Padmavati’ spoke to BBC Asian Network about her film, before responding to her opinion on the ban of ‘Verna.’  She expressed how “it’s sad that a small section of people don’t understand the power of cinema and what it can do to the world.” Deepika also emphasized how cinema really can change mindsets and how it “brings people together, spreads love” and how it must be recognized.

Actress Deepika Padukone Spokes Out Against Mahira Khan Film Verna

Actress Deepika Padukone Spokes Out Against Mahira Khan Film Verna

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Actress Deepika Padukone Spokes Out Against Mahira Khan Film Verna

Actress Deepika Padukone Spokes Out Against Mahira Khan Film Verna. Deepika’s comments were supported by fans who blamed the injustice done by the censor board. Some took this opportunity to laud Mahira. While others expressed their dismay over such profound sexism in cinema. Fellow actors too have spoken out regarding the ban, calling it unjust.

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