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Janata May Press NOTA Button

Wed 03rd Oct 2018 09:09 AM

Censor Board recommends cuts in NOTA

NOTA Censor
NOTA Censor

Genex Star Vijay Deverakonda is gearing up to show his power in a political thriller Nota after stealing the hearts of all with his films like Pelli Choopulu, Arjun Reddy and Geetha Govindam. The film, a bilingual entertainer which is releasing on Oct 5, marks his entry into Kollywood.

In the midst of all this, Nota got a shock from the Censor Board, when the members recommended deletion of few scenes and dialogues. Vijay Devarakonda, has been sarcastic on the Censor Board and wondered whether the film's Telugu version will get A certificate after the Tamil version for U certificate.

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The film landed in various controversies. It is known that Sometime back Shashank Vennelakanti filed a legal complaint accusing the director Anand Shankar of not giving him credit for his dialogues. 

Couple of days back Producer, director and former member of Censor Board, Keti Reddy Jagadesewar Reddy, who is also a powerful politician in Telangana, sent letters to Election Commission, Union Home Ministry, Governor, DGP to stop the release of the film as the film's trailer showed that the makers supported one particular party and this may influence voters in Telangana which is heading for elections. He requested the authorities to prevent the release of the film on Oct 5 and direct the makers to release the film after the elections in the state.

Even Congress party leaders opposed the film release saying the film is favoring one particular party and janata (people) after watching the film will press Nota button during elections. Vijay Deverakonda made fun of these accusations from the politicians.