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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Not Recommended For Young Children


Hindi-language Comedy. Based on the novel by Parinda Joshi. A young man (Rajkummar Rao), struggling to succeed in business, starts selling an aphrodisiac on the black market.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and developmental slurs
  • Infrequent use of sexual references and innuendo – little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence – no blood or detail
  • Frequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Confronting taboos
  • Sexual health and sexuality
  • Entrepreneurship

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse and sexual language as well as substance use

Classification date

October 23, 2019