Abhishek Bachchan's 'All Is Well' gets 'U' certificate with no cuts
Abhishek Bachchan's 'All Is Well' gets 'U' certificate with no cuts

 Abhishek Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor starrer "All Is Well" has been cleared by the Central Board Of Film Certification (CBFC) with zero cuts and a 'U' certificate.

After 'Har Har Modi', now a bhajan dedicated to 'action hero' PM
After 'Har Har Modi', now a bhajan dedicated to 'action hero' PM

Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson Pahlaj Nihalani has dedicated a six-minute song to his 'action hero' Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a newspaper report said on Friday.

Censor Board flouted rules, converted `A` category films into `UA`: CAG

A CAG report has slammed the Censor Board for flouting several norms and converting 172 "A" category certified films into "UA" category films and 166 films of "UA" category into "U" category films during 2012-15 without taking any law or provision into account, according to an RTI query.

'Premam' leak probe in right direction: Police
'Premam' leak probe in right direction: Police

The ongoing probe into the alleged leak of the censor copy of the hit Malayalam film "Premam" is going in the right direction, said the Kerala Police chief.

HC notice to Censor Board on 'Mohalla Assi' promos
HC notice to Censor Board on 'Mohalla Assi' promos

 The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Friday issued notice to the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) on the promos of Bollywood film 'Mohalla Assi' which have been released over the last week.

HC seeks Centre's reply on PIL to ban songs promoting alcohol
HC seeks Centre's reply on PIL to ban songs promoting alcohol

The Delhi High Court today sought the Centre's response on a PIL seeking an immediate ban on songs that promote use of drugs and alcohol.

SGPC wants Centre to ban screening of `Nanak Shah Fakir`

 The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the mini-parliament of Sikh religion, has sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the central government to ban the screening of film "Nanak Shah Fakir".

Censorship should not be one person's view: Ronnie Screwvala
Censorship should not be one person's view: Ronnie Screwvala

Ronnie Screwvala, former filmmaker and the founder of UTV group, believes an interactive dialogue between the industry and the censor board can solve a lot of problems.

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.