Rakshit Shetty starrer PAN Indian film ‘777 Charlie’ was recently censored with a ‘U/A’ certificate. The film was expected to get a clean ‘U’ certificate because of its content. But the Censor Board giving a ‘U/A’ to the film has raised many eyebrows. Now the question has been finally answered.
Director Kiran Raj talking to a leading daily has said the why the film has been given a ‘U/A’ by the Regional Board of Film Certification.
According to the director, the house, factory, Idly, Cigarette, Beer depicts the life of the protagonist Dharma. As the lead actor is seen showing smoking and drinking in many of the scenes, a ‘U/A’ certificate has been given.
Kiran Raj has said that he was very much conscious from the scripting stage itself. He has said that he had followed the censor guidelines from day one and has seen to it that there is no vulgarity or bloodshed from the film. But as Beer and cigarette are an integral part of the lead character’s life, he could not avoid getting a ‘U/A’.
‘777 Charlie’ revolves around a youth called Dharma and a dog Charlie. The film is directed by debutante Kiranraj and produced by Rakshit Shetty and and GS Guptha under the Paramvah Studios. Nobin Paul has composed the music, while Aravind Kashyap is the cinematographer.
‘777 Charlie’ is a PAN-Indian film and will release simultaneously in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi. Apart from Rakshit Shetty, Sangeetha Sringeri, Raj B Shetty, Danish Sait and others play prominent roles in the film. Popular Kollywood actor Bobby Simha plays a cameo in the film.