The censor Board, headed by Pahlaj Nihalani, a self-declared admirer of Prime Minister Modi, had decreed that the new Bond movie Spectre will have shorter kissing scenes and went on to made the cuts in the movie.
This news created a huge tamasha on social media, making #SanskariJamesBond trend for a whole day on Twitter.
Here's a clip of one of the kiss scenes that were chopped off from the film. Watch it to answer our questions below the video:
The scene shows no nudity. It has no abuse or violence. What do you think would have made the authorities run the scissors over it?
Well, despite the entire hullabaloo, Spectre went on to become the biggest Bond film Box-Office opener in India. It might lack the desired thrill and suspense but the name's Bond...James Bond. And in this case, everything is in the name.
-- Text by Vineeta Kumar