Aamir Khan blasts Censor Board, says banning content isn't right
Aamir Khan blasts Censor Board, says banning content isn't right

Coming down heavily on the Censor Board, which recently stoked controversy by banning some objectionable words, actor Aamir Khan today said he is totally against banning any kind of material in media or films.

Abusive language shouldn't be allowed in films: Om Puri
Abusive language shouldn't be allowed in films: Om Puri

Veteran actor Om Puri, a former chairman of the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), says he's against the use of abuses in Indian movies.

No film producer will doubt my integrity: Pahlaj Nihalani

Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson Pahlaj Nihalani, who is in the news after film fraternity members reportedly complained against his autocratic ways, says no film producer can doubt his integrity.

Fresh rumblings in CBFC, member shoots off letter to chairman
Fresh rumblings in CBFC, member shoots off letter to chairman

The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) witnessed fresh rumblings with board member Chandraprakash Dwivedi expressing disappointment over cuts made in Anushka Sharma's film "NH10" despite a collective decision to put on hold a circular banning cuss words.

Censors brake new Will Smith-starrer in India?
Censors brake new Will Smith-starrer in India?

There is bad news for fans of Hollywood cinema and superstar Will Smith in India. Those holding their breath for his new "Focus" will have to wait longer.

Pahlaj Nihalani slams Sharmila Tagore for clearing ‘Omkara’
Pahlaj Nihalani slams Sharmila Tagore for clearing ‘Omkara’

Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani, who has courted controversy for making guidelines stricter for filmmakers, by coming up with a list of words that cannot be used in films, has now slammed his predecessor Sharmila Tagore for passing a film like ‘Omkara’.

Censor Board knocks out abusive words from 'Badlapur'
Censor Board knocks out abusive words from 'Badlapur'

 The intrinsically violent "Badlapur", which tells the tale of a man getting even with his wife's killer, has been cleared without any visual cuts. However, the axe has fallen on the 'F' word, not once but twice over.

Mihir Joshi alleges Censor Board bleeped out the word `Bombay` from his song
Mihir Joshi alleges Censor Board bleeped out the word `Bombay` from his song

The Central Board of Film Certification has courted yet another controversy with its recent decision.

Will change the way films are censored: Pahlaj Nihalani
Will change the way films are censored: Pahlaj Nihalani

As the new chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification, producer Pahlaj Nihalani is adamant on cleaning up films and making censorship a quick clean and unquestionable exercise.

HC rejects Talwars' plea against a film allegedly based on Aarushi case

 The Bombay High Court today rejected a petition filed by dentist couple Nupur and Rajesh Talwar who had sought stopping of the release and telecast of a film allegedly based on the murder of their daughter Arushi and domestic servant Hemraj.

Will ensure positive bond between film industry, CBFC: Pahlaj Nihalani

As the new chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification, producer Pahlaj Nihalani says he will try to facilitate a healthy relationship with the film industry to "hold up a mirror to societal maladies and ensure that our society is free of undesirable values".

Will strictly enforce CBFC's guidelines: Pahlaj Nihlani
Will strictly enforce CBFC's guidelines: Pahlaj Nihlani

Producer Pahlaj Nihlani, who has been appointed as the new censor board chairman following Leela Samson's resignation, today said he will strictly enforce the guidelines of the board.

CBFC row: UPA appointees politicising the issue, says Arun Jaitley

There were more resignations in the Censor Board with nine members putting in their papers protesting alleged government interference, a charge rejected by I&B minister Arun Jaitley saying the government maintains an "arm's length distance" from functioning of the Board.

CBFC row: 9 more members resign; Jaitley says UPA appointees politicising issue
CBFC row: 9 more members resign; Jaitley says UPA appointees politicising issue

There were more resignations in the Censor Board with nine members putting in their papers protesting alleged government interference, a charge rejected by I&B minister Arun Jaitley saying the government maintains an "arm's length distance" from functioning of the Board.

Mass resignations at Censor Board after chief Leela Samson quits
Mass resignations at Censor Board after chief Leela Samson quits

In an unexpected turn of events, after Censor Board chief Leela Samson resigned from her post on Friday, as many as nine other members followed suit. After Samson cited interference and corruption as the sole reason for her resignation from the coveted post, nine other CBFC members too opted for resigning in support of the former chief.

Leela Samson quits as censor head, says 'MSG' not reason
Leela Samson quits as censor head, says 'MSG' not reason

Censor board chief Leela Samson has resigned protesting alleged interference by the government. But she denied Friday that her exit was linked to controversial film ‘MSG’.

Dera Sacha Sauda chief's `MSG` may be put on hold
Dera Sacha Sauda chief's `MSG` may be put on hold

 The screening of a movie featuring controversial chief of Dera Sacha Sauda, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, in lead role may be put on hold as the Home Ministry is fearing communal flare-up during its show.

Sonam Kapoor’s 'Dolly Ki Doli' gets U/A certificate
Sonam Kapoor’s 'Dolly Ki Doli' gets U/A certificate

Actor-filmmaker Arbaaz Khan is excited as his home production ‘Dolly Ki Doli’ has been granted U/A certificate without a single cut from Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).

Notice to film board on refusal of certificate to 'En Dino Muzaffarnagar'

 The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) and the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) to respond on a plea challenging the refusal to grant certificate to the film "En Dino Muzaffarnagar", on the grounds that the film has the potential of creating communal disharmony.

Plea to show documentary on Muzaffarnagar riots: HC seeks CBFC response

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought responses of the Censor Board and its appellate tribunal on a plea for public screening of a documentary on Muzaffarnagar riots.