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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Coarse Language


Hindi-language Drama/Romance. A young woman (Sara Ali Khan) feels torn between her boyfriend (Kartik Aaryan) and pursuing her career.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and sexual language
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence – little blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexually suggestive scenes – no nudity, some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context, some to excess

Thematic elements

  • Work/life balance
  • The complexities of romantic relationships
  • Love and risk

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language and some sexually suggestive scenes and drinking

Classification date

February 11, 2020