EXCLUSIVE: Satyameva Jayate 2 goes for re-certification as makers add a communal harmony scene; Milap Zaveri reveals that Sooryavanshi’s Lord Ganesha sequence motivated him to do so

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EXCLUSIVE: Satyameva Jayate 2 goes for re-certification as makers add a communal harmony scene; Milap Zaveri reveals that Sooryavanshi's Lord Ganesha sequence motivated him to do so

Bollywood Hungama was the first one to inform readers, on November 16, that Satyameva Jayate 2 has been cleared by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) with a U/A certificate and zero cuts. The censor certificate was handed over to the makers on November 12 and the duration of the film, as mentioned on the certificate, was 138 minutes, that is, 2 hours and 18 minutes.

A day after this story was published, on November 17, the makers were back at the CBFC office. This is because they added a sequence in the film and wanted to get CBFC’s approval for the same. The scene in question is of a Muslim lady who asks for her cheque from a rude officer at the EPFO office. The officer berates her and tosses the Holy Quran from her into the air. At this point, Jai Balram Azaad (John Abraham), a cop, arrives at the scene. He catches the holy book respectfully and he tells the corrupt officer to give her the cheque within 20 minutes before she finishes her namaz. The makers then raise laughs as the officer races against time despite opposition from the slow-moving bureaucratic attitude of the staff and hands her the cheque before the stipulated time.

When Bollywood Hungama asked writer-director Milap Zaveri as to why such an excellent and clap worthy scene was removed from the film, he revealed, “Part 1 had a scene where a boy is being tortured inside the police station and the mother prays namaz outside. John arrives and saves the boy. It was a scene that resonated big time with the mass audiences at that time. I still remember the whistles and claps in the theatres. So, I constructed a similar kind of scene for Satyameva Jayate 2. But when everyone in our …read more

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