After a prolonged delay of failing to get a clearance for release, team Aiyaary has finally received its Censor Certificate. Director Neeraj Pandey took to Twitter to breathe a sigh of relief as he posted of the picture of the censor certificate that is dated 6th of February 2018. The approval comes after weeks of team Aiyaary’s efforts to garner Censor clearance from the CBFC and Ministry of Defense.
Post review of the film by the CBFC, Neeraj Pandey’s Aiyaary had held a screening of their film for the Ministry of Defense on Saturday evening as instructed by the CBFC. The screening resulted in prescribed modifications to the film, providing which Aiyaary has finally received its censor certification and a clearance for release today, February 6th.
Neeraj Pandey took to Twitter sharing,
Finally… this just arrived. All cleared for #AiyaaryOnFeb16 now! Thank you #CBFCIndia. Thank you MOD. See you on Feb 16 in cinemas near you! @S1dharthM @BajpayeeManoj @Rakulpreet @Pooja_Chopra_ @AnupamPkher @ShitalBhatiaFFW @RelianceEnt @aiyaary @adgpi @PenMovies @currentshah pic.twitter.com/TdHIFjQHJZ
— Neeraj Pandey (@neerajpofficial) February 6, 2018
In a formal announcement, Aiyaary’s Official handle tweeted, “Thank you #CBFCIndia! Thank you M.O.D! The final countdown for #AiyaaryOnFeb16 begins now! ”
Celebrating the approval Manoj Bajpayee wrote,
That’s a green light for #AiyaaryOnFeb16 with no more pit stops along the way! Thank you #CBFCIndia and MOD @neerajpofficial @S1dharthM @Rakulpreet @Pooja_Chopra_ @AnupamPkher @ShitalBhatiaFFW @RelianceEnt @aiyaary @adgpi pic.twitter.com/k8iPJHNdlJ
— manoj bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) February 6, 2018
Actress Rakul Preet Singh expressed,
And It’s a smooth road ahead to #AiyaaryOnFeb16! 😀😀Thank you #CBFCIndia and MOD @neerajpofficial @S1dharthM @BajpayeeManoj @Pooja_Chopra_ @AnupamPkher @ShitalBhatiaFFW @RelianceEnt @aiyaary @adgpi pic.twitter.com/4t4mKiR66Z
— Rakul Preet (@Rakulpreet) February 6, 2018
Set against the backdrop of Army, Aiyaary faced trouble from the CBFC and has finally received clearance from the body post a screening and nod from the Defense Ministry. The trailer of the film when released showcased actors Sidharth Malhotra and Manoj Bajpayee playing the roles of army officers over a storyline that brings to the forefront corruption within the system.
Aiyaary is touted to be an espionage thriller, backed by a crisp and intriguing storyline. Directed by Neeraj Pandey, the film falls next in line with the renowned filmmakers celebrated works like A Wednesday, Baby, Special 26 and M.S.Dhoni: An Untold Story.
Starring Manoj Bajpayee and Sidharth Malhotra as the mentor and protege, ‘Aiyaary’ also stars Anupam Kher, Naseeruddin Shah, Rakul Preet Singh, Pooja Chopra in pivotal roles.
Plan C, Friday Filmworks and Jayantilal Gada (Pen) present ‘Aiyaary’ A Neeraj Pandey Film. Produced by Shital Bhatia, Dhaval Jayantilal Gada, Motion Picture Capital is slated to release on 16th February, 2018.