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Pitchi Pullaiah (Celluloid)

Pitchi Pullaiah is a film in Telugu produced by M/S National Arts, Madras-17. It is 15786 Mts long and was certified with 8 cuts. It was given a U (Unrestricted Public Exhibition) certificate in 1953.

Certificate category
Certifying regional office
Certificate number
Certification Date
Certified length
15786 Mts
M/S National Arts, Madras-17
Censor Cutlist
Delete Vasantha and her husbend turning towards each other in a reclining position on the bed and the suggestive fade-out.(17 ft lus 10.5)
Delete the entire bath-room scene keeping only Chinna Babu Calling his wife, Vasantha coming in, he asking her to find the soap, her picking up the soap, she whispering into his ear and Chinna Babu Slashing water on her.
Delete picturisation of China Babu in towel after the bath and Vasahtha handing him the cloths(replaced by the approved shots)
Remove all shots where the camera gives prominenes to bed on which Vasantha and her husbend are reclining and carrying on along conversion about the sex of the expected child.(11 ft plus 26 ft)
Deleted Vasantha licking the evelope.
Delete all picturisations of the actual descreation of the Samadhi, keeping only a flash of the beginning of the attempt of the to dig up the Samandhi and keeping the sound (3.5ft plus 10 ft)
Delete the word, Nurse" wherever it occurs.
5 & 7
Delete Pullaiah wiping the slate with his saliva wherever it occurs. (4 ft & 11.5 ft. respectively)

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.

Here's a list of films with the most cuts.