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40 Days (Celluloid)

40 Days is a film in Hindi produced by Zar Productions.. It is 4280.92 Mts long and was certified with 29 cuts. It was given a U (Unrestricted Public Exhibition) certificate in 1984.

Language
Certificate category
Certifying regional office
Certificate number
U-3316-MUM
Certification Date
26/07/1984
Certified length
4280.92 Mts
Producer
Zar Productions.
Censor Cutlist
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1
I
The film has been recertified subsequent to its intial certification by the board under 'U' Cert. No. 62358 dt. 11.03.1971 subject to the undermentioned endorsement:- 1] a) In song No. 1, beginning with the words 'Main diwan Mastana mushkil bhed mera paajan........' from visuals appearing on the lines: "Charche mere panghat par...etc 'also shots of the encounter ek between Shankar and the girls who come and stop his horse.
2
I
b) After Shankar starts riding away from the water front, all visuals and words of Shabnam suggestive of her nudity including the words "Mera ghaaghra, mera ghaghra..."
3
II
2] a) Shot of Mastana picking up Anokhi in his arms.
4
II
b) From scene of nuptial night, shot of Shankar and Rani lying together in bed.
5
II
c) In song No.2, beginning with the words "Kaho aake bahar kare mera singer...." all shots of close physical proimity caressing and embracing between Shankar and Rani.
6
III
3] a) The words "aap coat pahen leejiye" said suggestively by Rani to Bhola.
7
III
b) a) Shots of two pairs of chappals and clothes of husband and wife. b) Reduce gigling sound over shot of lattice.
8
IV
4] Shots of Shabnam caressing Shankar's hands with her cheeks.
9
V
5] In song No. 3, beginning with the words "Dekho ye tere khoye..khoye..." a) Shankar cupping Shabnam's face in his hands b) Shabnam lying horizontally across Shankar's lap c) Shabnam recling and resting her head on Shankar's shoulders.
10
VI
6] In song no. 4 beginning with the words "Dhake dil dildar ka bhadke shola pyar ka...." a) The lines "Raat suhaani must jawaani raha hai khumar, bahon me bahen hai dil pe nigaahe, Naach rahi hai bahar, Tera hai zamaana, aao tu bhimaja lete. b) Shots of Bhola sitting in close physical proximity with Rani having his hand on her shoulder.
11
VI
7] Shots of Shankar sitting with his hand on Shabnam's thighs and face close to hers.
12
VIII
8] From scene of Rani in bed, shots in which her bust is shown prominently.
13
IX & X
9] All references to "Kotha" and 'Kothewali'
14
X
10] From Chameli's dance (a) exchage of garlands between Chameli and the partons (b) amorous movements of the bust and hips, (c) throwing of currency notes towards her and receipt of currency notes by her.
15
XI
11] The words "Ullco ka patha" from Pestonji's dialogue.
16
XII
12] a) ALl shots of female figures in shandowgraph.
17
XII
b) References to petticoat being worn under the sari and also Shankar's attempt to put the petticoat on himself and to put it on Shabnam.
18
XIII
13] Shots of Shankar cupping shabnam's face in his hands and taking her in his arms.
19
XIV
14] a) In song No. 8 beginning with the words "sooti mohabbat, sooti adaaye..." Shots of Shabnam coming behind Shankar and putting her arms round his neck in the act of offering drinks.
20
XIV
b) Shots of close physical proximity between Shankar and Rani.
21
XV
15] a) Shot of Rani at dressing table in which her bust is shown prominently.
22
XV
b) Screaming of the maid servant.
23
XVI
16] From fight in Bhola's den, shots in which pitchfork is used as a weapon.
24
IV
17] Fight in the moving train; particularly delete shots in which knives are flashed.
25
VI & VII
18] Eighting with daggers between Shankar and Gypsies; also Shankar beating up Jung.
26
X
19] Considerably scene of Bhola and others gambling.
27
XI
20] Considerably scuffle between Shankar (disguised as Paul Jones) and Shabnam, in the make-up room.
28
XVI
21] a) Fighting between Shankar, Bhola and their men in the bunglow; delete shot of Shabnam riding on Bhola's back and getting off.
29
XVI
b) To one only, shots of Bhola shown in the midst of raging fire.

This data has been obtained from the Central Board of Film Certification. It is provided as is and no guarantees are made for its accuracy or reliability. Please contact the censor board for the original certificate and list of cuts (if any).

The Board certifies films to be one of:

  • U: Films certified U are deemed to be suitable for Unrestricted Public Exhibition.
  • UA: Films certified UA are deemed to be suitable for Unrestricted Public Exhibition but with a word of caution that Parental discretion is required for children below 12 years.
  • A: Films certified A are deemed to be suitable only for adults.
  • S: Films certified S are restricted to a Special Class of Persons (such as doctors).

Any film longer than 2000m (in 35mm celluloid format) is considered a long film. The equivalent for videos is 70 minutes in duration.

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