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GURKHA

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 143m 14s

Release date 12/07/2019

Ratings Info moderate violence, threat, injury detail

Genre(s) Action, Comedy

Director(s) Sam Anton

Cast includes Yogi Babu

Summary GURKHA is a Tamil language comedy action film in which an inept shopping mall security guard faces a team of dangerous criminals.

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 37s were required. Details of cuts below may contain spoilers or plot details.

  • Cinema release suitable for 12 years and over icon12A

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 02/07/2019

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

GURKHA is a Tamil language comedy action film in which an inept shopping mall security guard faces a team of dangerous criminals.

Violence

People are shot or struck with blades, without sight of blood or injury detail. Other moderate violence includes kicks, punches and slaps.

Threat and horror

A man dangles a young boy out of a high window and then drops him, but the boy is not harmed. Armed terrorists enter a cinema screening and take the audience members hostage.

Injury detail

There is brief sight of blood when a man performs a makeshift tracheotomy on a choking woman, but the incision is performed below frame and the wound detail is minimal.

Other issues include infrequent comic suicide references and mild bad language (‘bloody’, ‘crap’).

Cuts information

The distributor requested cuts to in order to achieve a 12A rating. Cuts were made to scenes of violence in accordance with BBFC Guidelines and policy. An uncut 15 classification was available.

Details

Title
GURKHA
Year
2019
Distributor(s)
Ksquare Entertainments Ltd
Classified date(s)
11/07/2019
Main language
Tamil
Submitted run time
143m 51s
Approved footage
12891+0
BBFC reference
AFF376523
Registration number
CFJ48065

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