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VILLAIN

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 141m 47s

Release date 08/11/2017

BBFCInsight moderate violence, injury detail, drug references

Genre(s) Crime, Drama

Director(s) B Unnikrishnan

Cast includes Mohanlal, Vishal, Manju Warrier, Meka Srikanth, Hansika Motwani, Raashi Khanna

Summary VILLAIN is a Malayalam language drama in which a police department is tormented by the flawless crimes of a serial killer until a retired police officer decides to work the case.

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 29s were required. Details of cuts below may contain spoilers or plot details.

BBFCinsight publication date 29/10/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

VILLAIN is a Malayalam language drama in which a police department is tormented by the crimes of a serial killer until a retired police officer decides to work the case.

Violence

Moderate violence includes punches, kicks, grappling and occasional stylised fight sequences involving knives and poles. Sometimes the violence results in characters bleeding from their mouths or foreheads.

Threat

Men are threatened with syringes. There are scenes in which a comatose woman seizes up in bed after a traumatic accident.

Injury detail

There is sight of bloody and bruised foreheads and arms after a car accident.

Drugs

There us a scene in which a man wipes his nose as if he has just snorted cocaine, as well as various references to "druggies".

Bad language is mild ('shit', 'crap', 'bloody', 'damn').

Cuts information

Company chose to remove scenes of strong violence in order to achieve a 12A classification. Cuts made in accordance with BBFC Guidelines and policy.

Details

Title
VILLAIN
Year
2017
Distributor(s)
Pranay Pictures International
Classified date(s)
07/11/2017
Main language
Malayalam
Submitted run time
142m 16s
Approved footage
12760+8
BBFC reference
AFF357496
Registration number
CFJ43404

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