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Thappad: Taapsee Pannu wants CBFC to add disclaimers to movies featuring home violence

Continuing the innovative advertising and marketing approach of her new film, Thappad, actor Taapsee Pannu has supported a petition to add disclaimers to videos presenting domestic violence.

In a new video shared by way of Taapsee on Twitter, the actor asks why scenes of alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking elevate disclaimers, however there are no warnings for violence. Is a slap not vital enough, she asks.

The video begins with Taapsee in character, looking at her husband rant about his work. Breaking the fourth wall, she observes him retaining a glass of alcohol, and takes it from him, fearing a disclaimer. Her husband then proceeds to mild a cigarette, which she additionally factors out. When he receives annoyed and raises his hand to hit her, Taapsee, still in character, asks why there isn’t a disclaimer to accompany this scene.

She wrote in her tweet, “Kya Thappad pe disclaimer aana bas itni si baat hai? Agar nahi toh petition sign kijiye #Thappad. I assist the @ChangeOrg_India petition asking CBFC to make it obligatory for films depicting violence towards ladies to elevate disclaimers
Previously, Taapsee had regarded in a similar video, in which she requested viewers to document a trailer of the film and get it removed from YouTube, due to the fact movies involving moments of home violence have no vicinity on the internet. The video was in consequence taken down.

In Thappad, Taapsee plays a lady who is precipitated into leaving her husband after he slaps her at a celebration in a match of anger. Directed with the aid of Anubhav Sinha, the film is receiving nice reactions from its preview screenings, and is slated for launch on February 28.

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