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Bombay HC withholds release of Annu Kapoor’s ‘Hamare Baarah’ till Jun 14

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Mumbai, June 6 : The Bombay High Court on Wednesday deferred the release of the Annu Kapoor starrer ‘Hamare Baarah’ till June 14.

The movie was slated to release on June 7.

A vacation bench of Justices Nitin Borkar and Kamal Khata passed an order during the hearing of a petition filed by social activist Azhar Tamboli, raising objections to certain dialogues in the movie that were aired in its trailer on social media.

The petition raised objections to the two trailers aired by the filmmakers on YouTube, saying that the same hurt his sentiments.

The Central Bureau of Film Certification (CBFC) informed the bench that it issued a certificate to the movie and had no control over the movie trailers released on YouTube.

The petition raised objections to the two trailers aired by the filmmakers on YouTube, saying that the same hurt his sentiments.

After hearing both sides, the court then deferred the release of the movie by a week and asked the CBFC to file its reply.

The HC has kept the plea for hearing on June 10.

The makers and crew of the movie lodged a complaint at the Versova Police Station on May 24 after the film’s cast and crew received continuous death and rape threats via social media from unknown individuals.

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