Pathaan: Shah Rukh Khan-Deepika Padukone starrer gets 12A rating from British Board of Film Classification
The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has given Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer Pathaan a 12A rating!
Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham starrer Pathaan is all set to release in theatres tomorrow, and fans are super-excited for the film to release. The film has already recorded the biggest advance ever for a Bollywood film, surpassing the previous record holder, WAR. Now, ahead of the film’s release, the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has given Shah Rukh Khan starrer Pathaan a 12A rating, for ‘moderate violence, threat, injury detail, sex references’.
Pathaan rating by BBFC
The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) mentions the rating breakdown and gives a few details about the actioner. The organization’s website mentions that Pathaan is a Hindi-language action thriller about an undercover cop and an ex-con. Revealing the 12A rating, the website mentions that an uncut 15 rating was available, but the distributor chose to cut scenes of strong violence in order to receive their preferred 12A classification.
Details about sex and violence in Pathaan
The rating info on the BBFC website mentions that the film features ‘occasional sight of bloody facial injuries’, and a gunshot wound in the aftermath of violence. Under sex, the BBFC mentions that 'there is a moderate sex reference'. Under violence, BBFC mentions that the film shows shootings, stabbings, explosions, and hand-to-hand fighting.
Pathaan is helmed by Siddharth Anand, and will release in theatres on 25th January 2023. The film is touted to be one of India’s biggest action spectacles that will release in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. It is a part of Aditya Chopra’s ambitious spy universe which kicked off with Ek Tha Tiger in 2012. Fans will also get to see Salman Khan in an extended cameo in Pathaan.
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