The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has finally allotted ‘U’ certificate to Priyanka Chopra starrer biopic ‘Mary Kom. The movie was earlier issued U/A certificate by the authoritarian board.
Priyanka Chopra informed through her twitter account. PC tweeted, “Awesome! ‘U’ certificate! Family movie #MaryKom”.
The movie is based on the life of Indian female boxer Mary Kom who won the Olympic bronze medal for the nation.
Director Omung Kumar tweeted, “Mary Kom gets a ‘U’ certificate. More reach to us”.
The makers were disappointed with the earlier decision of the board to allot U/A certificate.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali is producing the movie along with Viacom 18 and the movie is scheduled to release on September 5. The story revolves around the Manipuri boxer, who later becomes World Amateur Boxing Champion five times.