Filmmakers release adult content online to beat censorship

MUMBAI: Disgusted by the Censor Board CBFC), which often plays a spoilsport, filmmakers have gone ahead and started releasing unedited adult content of their films on the online medium.

Recently, when the trailer of Ekta Kapoor‘s upcoming film Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum was allowed in theatres and TV after suggested cuts by the CBFC, the filmmaker released the uncut version for online viewers.

And to her surprise, when the uncensored promo of the film was released on YouTube, it was a hit and has been getting innumerable hits (522,500 hits till recently).

There is another such case. Pooja Bhatt decided to promote the songs of Jism 2 with adult content on internet, rather than scissoring out so-called objectionable scenes of the film.

Of the six songs she has shot for the film, the director chose to showcase only three songs with asexual content on TV. The rest have gone online. It is a conscious decision she had to make.

"We have six songs in Jism 2. Only three cater to a universal audience without losing their essence. The other three cannot be made to seem asexual! Hence, we will only submit to the censor board and plug on TV those songs of ‘Jism 2‘ what we feel is appropriate for a family audience," Pooja wrote on her Twitter page.

The actress-turned-director is happy that viewers get a chance to choose what to watch without a "roadblock" by the censor board.

"The three songs that cater to the average thinking, discerning and passionates may be viewed freely and by choice across the internet. With their bold steps, the two ladies join Vidya Balan to make the year 2012 a woman-centric year," Pooja said.

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