After being dogged by a slew of controversies, Prakash Jha’s upcoming political drama ‘Raajneeti’ has now landed in censorship trouble. The censor board is still undecided whether to give it a U or U/A certificate.
Jha has also quashed rumours that his movie title was lifted.
"There is a (censor) board category dispute going on whether a U or a U/A certificate is to be given to the film. There is a difference of opinion there for the voting of the category of the film," Jha told reporters in New Delhi today (May 20).
Jha was at the PVR Cinemas, Select Citywalk, Saket, to promote the movie. Also present with him were the cast of the film Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif and Arjun Rampal.
‘Raajneeti’ also stars Nana Patekar, Naseeruddin Shah, Ajay Devgn and Manoj Bajpai.
"It is a difficult film and it took time to make it, so it will take some time for them (censor board) too," he added.
The 58-year-old slammed the claim by filmmaker Kamaal R. Khan that his movie title has been lifted. Khan has claimed that the title was registered under his name for he last five years.
"There is no problem with the title. We have it since the last nine years. We’ll soon come out of it and everyone will see… it is just that someone is trying to cash in on our name," he said.
Meanwhile, Arjun and Katrina, who play politicians in the movie revealed who they admire most among the real-life politicians – it’s Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi.
"Among the emerging politicians our eyes are all set on Rahul Gandhi. He is doing great work and I was very happy when he took Bill Gates to Amethi and made him meet people there," said Arjun.
Added Katrina, "Rahul Gandhi is doing a fantastic job. It costs a lot to put yourself in the line of fire and he is doing a good job." (IANS)