Everyone in India enjoys going to the movies, which is no surprise. However, do you know what to expect when you go to the movies? Gets a green light from Film Certification’s Central Board (CBFC).
This is true regardless of the length of the production or the genre it belongs to drama, comedy/comedy/action, and even a love story. In Punjabi films, the same phenomenon is true. Many Punjabi films are prohibited from being released in other countries.
In addition to political and religious objections, most Banned Punjabi movies are related.
During the first trial, Punjabmirror and the audience compiled a list of Punjabi movies that had been prohibited; however, some were able to be released in India after being trimmed, while others were only shown in foreign dramas.
BANNED PUNJABI MOVIES LIST
Nanak Shah Fakir (2018)
When the filmmaker announced in the media that he had humanized Guru Sahib in some parts of his film, the Nanak Shah Fakir film, based on the life of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, was in jeopardy (an actor is playing him).
The developers, on the other hand, argued that they would solely employ computer graphics in the final product. The Shiromani Committee in Punjab outlawed the censorship-approved film outright.
Shudra To Khalsa (2018)
Khalsa Panth is the inspiration for the film Shudra To Khalsa. On the subject of the caste system in India and the Khalsa Panth, Shudra to Khalsa is an unreleased Indian film. On YouTube, you may see this film.
Toofan Singh (2017)
It’s about a revolutionary Sikh who goes after corrupt police officers and politicians in Toofan Singh. Before the film’s release, director Gurcharan Virk passed away. Ranjit Bawa’s debut film, but Censor Board chief Pahelaj Nihalani refused to allow it to be screened.
However, the film has yet to be released in India, although it has performed well in international markets. The director of this film decided to upload it to YouTube.
Bhagat Singh Di Udeek (2017)
The movie Bhagat Singh Di Udeek, based on the life of Man Bhagat Singh, depicts him fighting for the rights of the oppressed. Shivam Sharma directed the film, which also features music by Dj Narender.
Ik Onkar (2017)
The plot of the film Ik Onkar is based on the religious traditions of Punjab’s dark past. If you want to see it, you can now find it on YouTube after CFBC prohibited it.
Dharam Yudh Morcha (2016)
Based on 1947 to 1984, Dharam Yudh Morcha is a Punjabi film that depicts the Sikh community’s struggle for the protection of Sikhs’ basic human rights and a more consistent set of Sikh rights in Indian territory.
Do Bol (2015)
The film Do Bol was similarly prohibited by the CBFC, although it was released internationally and did well. The trailer for the Punjabi film Do Bol was never released.
Patta Patta Singha Da Vairi (2015)
CBFC also banned the 1980s and 1990s period drama Patta Patta Singha Da Vari. The same thing happened with the Patta Patta Singha Da Vairi Punjabi movie. It’s available on YouTube.
Blood Street (2015)
Although the Central Board of Film Certification refused to certify a Blood Street movie based on the Dark History of Punjab from 1947 to 1960, a portion of the film was published on YouTube in 2015 after some parts were deleted.
Dilli 1984 (2014)
The title is correct, and you are correct in your interpretation. Dilli 1984 is a film based on the Delhi riots of 1984. The Sikh community was the target of the Dilli 1984 incident. The CBFC refused to issue a certificate of approval for Dilli 1984. Is that something you were aware of? Gurdeep Singh, the son of Daler Mehndi, has made his acting debut in a Punjabi film.
47 to 84 (2014)
This is another film for which the CBFC has not issued a clearance certificate. Once again, the director made alterations to the film, which was an international hit. On YouTube, you may see this film.
Sadda Haq (2013)
Only a Punjabi film, Sadda Haq, has had problems getting a clearance certificate from CBFC to be released in cinemas worldwide.
After appealing to the CBFC, the director of Sadda Haq took his case to the Supreme Court, where he successfully argued for the film’s release in India. Afterward, the High Court of India approved the film’s theatrical debut.
The audience was enthralled as soon as the Sadda Haq Punjabi movie was released at a cinema. Is this a film that you’ve seen? In the absence of it, you can view the video on YouTube.