India BANS Fifty Shades of Grey movie – even after cutting out the nudey bits

Sadly all of the awkward dialogue was left in


by Laurence Mozafari |
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The board in charge of censoring movies in India has banned Fifty Shades of Grey, despite being shown a less raunchy version with less swearing, less nudes scenes and about 37 per cent* less of Jamie Dornan's bum.

"It did not pass, but it is not unusual as many mainstream films don't get clearance in the first step, people have the option to go for a revising committee's opinion," explained Shravan Kumar while speaking to the Press Trust of India (PTI).


    "The theme of the movie is such that it could not be cleared in the first viewing. In the second step, a wider committee will review the film."

    Maybe it's just an excuse for that kinky bunch at the film reviews board to get mulitple viewings of the steamy flick based on the book by E.L. James - but an insider said the film was voted against being passed, at 4-1. Several of the nudey scenes and swearing from the film are thought to have been cut.

    The source said: "Our next step would be to go to the revising committee. These delays simply eat into revenues and encourage piracy,"

    Despite dividing opinion, the movie is thought to have made £319,987,175.06 - which is pretty immense considering the movie only cost $40 million to make!

    *We made up this number. But we're sure you'll think anything less than 100 per cent of Jamie Dornan's bum is too great of a loss.


    Fifty Shades of Grey's premiere


    Fifty Shades Of Grey London premiere: Dakota Johnson wows in white, Jamie Dornan looks sooo suave plus all the other looks

    Ashley Roberts1 of 13

    Ashley Roberts

    The former Pussycat Doll decided to go for fifty shades of gold instead of grey, with her blazer unfortunately looking like a child got their hands on some metallic Sharpies. Looks like she lost a button on the way there too, poor love

    Nadia Sawalha and Sherrie Hewson2 of 13

    Nadia Sawalha and Sherrie Hewson

    Nadia added a pop of colour with her fuchsia coat, whereas Sherrie wrapped up warm to beat the chill

    Denise Van Outen3 of 13

    Denise Van Outen

    Denise looked amazing (if not a little chilly) in her monochrome co-ords

    Sadie Frost4 of 13

    Sadie Frost

    Eeeek. We like her sleek bob very much, but those diamante ring details are a bit too Walford for our liking

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    E.L. James

    Author E.L. James must be pretty minted by now, right? She chose a dazzling floor-length gown for her big night

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    Sam Taylor-Johnson

    Director Sam Taylor-Johnson opted for a sparkly mini and bejewelled heels

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    Kate Garraway

    How very appropes with the theme of the evening, eh?

    Jamelia8 of 13


    It was all about the plunge for Jamelia. We're not so keen on the boob-revealing frock but we heart the shoes

    Sharleen Spiteri9 of 13

    Sharleen Spiteri

    Texas lead singer Sharleen went for a slightly funeral feel in her all-black ensemble

    Maria Menounos10 of 13

    Maria Menounos

    Maria kept it casual in khaki leather trews and a tonal coat

    Lizzie Cundy11 of 13

    Lizzie Cundy

    Yes, there is such a thing as too much leather

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    Dakota Johnson

    The star of the show wowed in her flowing Saint Laurent gown with an embellished trim and a super plunging neckline. We're crushing on her vampy lips too

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    Jamie Dornan and Amelia Warner

    Mr Grey himself looked as dashing as ever, with his stunning wife Amelia by his side donning a chic printed frock. We want your pixie cut, Amelia! And your hubby. But we'll settle for your hair

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