The workforce of Thappad, together with lead actor Taapsee Pannu and director Anubhav Sinha, have prolonged their help to a petition asking for disclaimers to be added in movies that showcase home violence.
The petition began by Mahika Banerji for ladies’s rights organisation Breakthrough on Change.org has to date gathered greater than 1.27 lakh signatures.
Taapsee has shot an idea video to advertise the marketing campaign.
“Why don’t we have a disclaimer for ‘Thappad’ on-screen when we have one for alcohol consumption, smoking and animal cruelty?” the actor asks within the clip.
The petition seeks help from the Ministry of Info and Broadcasting and the Central Board of Movie Certification (CBFC) in figuring out scenes of violence and calling them out with warnings and disclaimers.
“I’m joyful that our petition on warnings and disclaimers for on-screen gender-based violence has obtained an overwhelmingly optimistic response. We strongly consider that our efforts at bringing about lasting behavioural change via technique of common tradition and community-based actions will play an important function in ending gender-based violence. I’m joyful movie Thappad has taken the lead. We hope many extra movies to observe this apply,” Sohini Bhattacharya, President & CEO, Breakthrough, mentioned in an announcement.
The 32-year-old actor additionally took to social media to supply her help to the petition asking the CBFC to make it obligatory for films depicting violence towards ladies to hold disclaimers.
“When most of our movies are full of misogynistic portrayals of ladies, movies like ‘Thappad’ set off our collective conscience.
“Taapsee’s help for Mahika’s Change.org petition is a strong assertion for the Indian movie trade to take duty for the suitable messaging on essential points that have an effect on hundreds of thousands of ladies in our nation on daily basis,” Nida Hasan, nation director, Change.org India, mentioned.
Thappad is about to launch on February 28.