Vikramaditya Motwane's forthcoming Lootera, that features actors
Singh and Sonakshi Sinha is the leads, has been pruned to give
it just the perfect running time.
"The final version of the film is being cut short by 20
minutes," says a source close to the film. "The first cut of the
film was almost 2 hours 35 minutes. The director was in a quandary
about what to retain and what to remove. Every scene was brilliant
and he was unwilling to let it go."
"However, in the interest of being practical, the producers
convinced him to make it pacy and engaging. A tight running time
also ensures more shows in cinemas thereby increasing footfalls and
revenues," the source further added. The film's final running time
is believed to be approx. 135 minutes. It has also been given a
clear U/A certificate with no cuts.