Censor Board was educated by Anurag Kashyap on the meaning of the 'ch**tiya' with a dictionary in hand; now it's your turn
Anurag Kashyap educates netizens on the meaning of the word ch**iya, has also staged an intervention with the Censor Board regarding the same.
Anurag Kashyap dropped some general trivia on social media about the word ‘ch**iya’ and it is one of the most entertaining celebrity posts you’d see on social media today. The word, considered and offensive slang, has featured in many dialogues of Anurag’s films dealing with bold themes. But what you might find even more interesting is that post the making of his film Satya , the filmmaker actually tried to convince the censor board that ‘ch**iya’ is not a gaali.
Anurag shared a video post which explains the meaning of the word according to a famous Hindi dictionary and points how ‘ch**iya’ actually means ‘stupid’ or ‘fool’ instead of the foul meaning that is perceived. The Gangs of Wasseypur filmmaker said that that he carried the same dictionary with him to his meeting with the Censor Board of India while getting certification for his debut film Satya to avoid get the word removed from scenes.
“Bahut bada sach..” Anurag wrote in captions and added, “During the censor screening of SATYA I carried a Hindi dictionary to explain the same to the censor board tha CH**IYA is not a gaali.”
Anurag started his journey in Bollywood with Ram Gopal Verma directed Satya which is today considered a cult film in the history of Indian cinema. He served as the writer of the Manoj Bajpayee led film and soon got into direction himself.
Well, with Anurag’s revelation it certainly seems that he was able to make a break through with the Censor Board as ‘ch**iya’ as word had famously featured in many dialogues of his own cult film Gangs of Wasseypur.
The reactions from his followers showed abundant support while many others couldn’t help but laugh at his quirky post.