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Dear Prasoon Joshi, a thank you note: For ‘Mental Hai Kya’ changing title to ‘Judgemental Hai Kya’

Thank you to the CBFC and its chief for hearing the pleas of mental health sufferers, who felt this film title would increase the mockery and stigma around mental health in a judgemental nation.

Dear Prasoon Joshi,

My heartfelt gratitude to the CBFC for changing the title of the movie Mental Hai Kya. Does the film itself prove to be offensive or add to the stigma associated with mental health? The jury is still out on that one. But the very fact that the title was offensive and that you heard the pleas and took the required action is absolutely commendable.

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