When it's a nod from the censor board, it's huge relief for any
filmmaker. Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar is relieved after his Madras
Cafe got a clearance from the censor board with a U/A
Madras Cafe is a political-thriller which deals with terrorism
and civil war and was reportedly shot in Sri Lanka and India. The
film has a lot of action sequences. "Madras Cafe, which has so much
of action has got a clean nod from the censors and has got a U/A
certificate," said the director.
Sircar also expressed about his worry during the shoot of his
previous film Vicky Donor. He said, "When I was making Vicky Donor,
I was very worried about the censors. I thought, it's a film that
deals with sperms, which will get it an A-certificate, but thank
god things went well."
Vicky Donor was John Abraham's first production venture. It
released with a U/A certificate and the audiences liked the film so
much that the Rs.5 crore project earned Rs.45 crore at the box
office. "The film didn't look vulgar and sent across the message
perfectly," said Sircar about Vicky Donor.
Talking about his upcoming film Madras Cafe, the director said,
"I would request the audience not to leave their brains at home.
Get your brains and do a bit of research before you come to watch
Madras Cafe features John Abraham and Nargis Fakhiri in the lead
roles. It is set to release on August 23 this year.