Type of media Film
Approved Running time 178m 14s
Release date 02/07/2015
BBFCInsight moderate violence, sexualised threat
Genre(s) Crime, Drama
Director(s) Jeethu Joseph
Cast includes Kamal Haasan, Gautami, Niveda Thomas, Esther, Kalabhavan Mani, Asha Sharath, Anant Mahadevan
Summary PAPANASAM is a Tamil language drama about a father who covers up a murder to protect his family.
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 0m 28s were required. Details of cuts below may contain spoilers or plot details.
- ECI information
BBFCinsight publication date 22/06/2015
Note: The following text may contain spoilers
PAPANASAM is a Tamil language drama about a father who covers up a murder to protect his family.
Several scenes of moderate violence, including a man being hit over the head with a metal pipe, and a family, including a young girl, being beaten up by a corrupt policeman.
Moderate sexualised threat as a man tries to blackmail a woman into having sex with him against her will. He is interrupted before anything can happen.
There is also some mild bad language, including 'crappy', 'bloody' and 'pissed off'.
Company chose to remove a scene of violence (in which a character's fingers are broken) in order to obtain a 12A classification. Cut made in accordance with BBFC Guidelines and policy. A 15 classification, without cuts, was available.
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- Submitted run time
- 178m 42s
- Approved footage
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