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(2009)

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Certification

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MPAA Rated PG-13 for thematic material, some disturbing images and crude humor
Certification

Sex & Nudity

  • At the start of the film, after delivering a baby doctor slaps his butts to make him cry.
  • No sex or nudity, but note the following:
  • There is a scene of ragging (hazing) where male students are pulling down their pants to have buttocks stamped. However, no nudity is seen, and it is comic in tone.
  • There is a reference to someone being called gay, and a bit of gay humor (comic in tone, unoffensive).
  • A student slides magazines under the other students' doors to keep them from studying. Only the covers are shown, with women in skimpy clothing. One student is shown stroking his bare chest as he looks at a magazine.

Violence & Gore

  • A character commits suicide by hanging himself.
  • Minor references to violent actions throughout but nothing very serious and explicit.

Profanity

  • Words like ass, piss, screw and swine are used. They are infrequent, though.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • A man is seen drinking in a scene.
  • A drunk girl visits the boys hostel.
  • Drugs: None
  • There is a scene in which 3 people are seen consuming alcohol and drunk. The scene is relatively extended, but not serious nor is it particularly dramatic in tone.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • There are couple of scenes, debatable on the scale of intensity, but perhaps mildly frighting to younger audience. In one scene, a character commits suicide by hanging. In another, a character attempts to commit suicide by jumping off a building. There is blood shown followed by several minutes of hospital drama. The climax of the film, portraying a childbirth, is also rather intense.

Spoilers

The Parents Guide items below may give away important plot points.

Sex & Nudity

  • At the end of the film Priya and Rancho kiss each other. The scene is intended to be a part of happy ending.
  • A student gives a speech with words like rape, bosom, etc. However, the speech is unintentional as it was modified unknown to the student, who doesn't know Hindi so well. Students, professors and the chief guest are seen bursting with laughter hearing the speech where the word balatkar (rape) figures 21 times and the word stan (breast) four times.
  • The movie has a child birth scene where the delivery has complications, and the method of sucking the baby out using a vacuum pump is shown diagrammatically. This completely implied, and will not offend a family audience.

Violence & Gore

  • Another character attempts suicide by jumping off a building. He is shown bleeding.

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