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Type of media Film

Approved Running time 142m 57s

Release date 15/10/2013

BBFCInsight Contains moderate violence

Genre(s) Action, Drama

Director(s) Anthony D'Souza

Cast includes Akshay Kumar, Shiv Pandit, Mithun Chakraborty

Cut This work was cut. The cuts were made at the request of the distributor to achieve a particular category. To obtain this category cuts of 1m 24s were required. Details of cuts below may contain spoilers or plot details.

BBFCinsight publication date 05/10/2013

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

BOSS is a Hindi language action drama about a gangster who vows to take down a corrupt and sadistic policeman. It is rated 12A for moderate violence.

There are a number of fight scenes, which include exchanges of punches, kicks and head-butts between rival gangsters and policemen. There are also some flashbacks showing a schoolboy who has been fatally stabbed. However, any injury detail is brief, without much focus on blood.

The film contains uses of mild bad language in Hindi (eg saala).

No-one younger than 12 may see a 12A film in a cinema unless accompanied by an adult. No-one younger than 12 may rent or buy a 12 rated video or DVD.

Cuts information

The company chose to make cuts to violence in order to achieve a 12A classification. Cuts made in accordance with BBFC Guidelines and policy. An uncut 15 classification was available.


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