Censor board continues to keep Verna's clearance in ambiguity

Sergio Conner
November 14, 2017

Mahira Khan's upcoming film "Verna" seems to be in serious trouble as the censor board has not issued a certificate for the film.

"Verna" depicts a gripping story of Mahira Khan, a girl who sets out to avenge her rapist that also appears to be a son of influential politician - a governor to be exact. "The film doesn't have to be banned, and can be tweaked and censored a bit to be deemed fit for release", The Express Tribune quoted the SBFC General Secretary Abdul Razzaq Khuhawar as saying. There are reports that the film is likely to be banned.

However, CBFC Chairman Mobashir Hasan said that "The film is yet to be viewed by the full board and see if there are any objections".

Well we hope Verna gets released in the coming days.

Nominees for Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award announced
I have heard him tell players this is what we have to do, but I have to do it just as well as you have to do. All 32 National Football League teams nominate one player for the award, named for the late Steelers owner.

Clubbing pleas together: Nawaz Sharif moves IHC against NAB court ruling
As the hearing began, the NAB team submitted a report on four bank accounts of owned by Hussain Nawaz. The court had also ordered to initiate proceedings to declare them fugitive.

Firefox Quantum delivers significant speed improvements
Firefox has also changed the default search provider to Google in the United States and Canada. According to Mozilla's benchmark tests , Quantum is twice as fast as Firefox 52 .

"Verna" is Shoaib Mansoor's third movie as director as earlier he directed "Khuda Ke Liye" and "Bol". Mahira Khan and Haroon Shahid have said that the film revolves around the women empowerment.

The film is a social-drama and slated to be released on November 17.

Various tweets by internet users showed anger over the Central Board of Film Censors (CBFC) move to consider banning the film due to its mature content.

Other reports by

Discuss This Article