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Sharmila Tagore to be honoured at Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival

Sharmila Tagore to be honoured at Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival

The actress and former Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) head will receive the honour at the opening ceremony of the festival, run by Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), on October 12.

Oct 09, 2017, 18:03 PM IST
Glad all like-minded people are in CBFC now: Vidya Balan

Glad all like-minded people are in CBFC now: Vidya Balan

Vidya Balan is one of the newly- appointed members of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) and the actor says she is happy that the board comprises "like-minded" people.

Sep 20, 2017, 12:49 PM IST
 Prasoon Joshi pens down poem on child abuse following student's murder in school

Prasoon Joshi pens down poem on child abuse following student's murder in school

 The recent case of a 7-year-old boy found murdered in his school has traumatized the entire nation. 

Sep 12, 2017, 16:24 PM IST
We want to make things better: Prasoon Joshi after first CBFC meeting

We want to make things better: Prasoon Joshi after first CBFC meeting

The newly appointed Central Board of Film Certification chief, Prasoon Joshi, called his first meeting with the new members of the board, where they discussed about the future of film censorship in India.

Sep 12, 2017, 15:29 PM IST
'Julie 2' is a clean adult, family movie: Pahlaj Nihalani

'Julie 2' is a clean adult, family movie: Pahlaj Nihalani

Pahlaj Nihalani, who grabbed many a headline for trimming films during his tenure as CBFC chief, has turned distributor for an upcoming erotic-thriller, "Julie 2", which he described as a "very clean, adult movie".

Sep 04, 2017, 19:18 PM IST
Focus not on popular, but sound decisions: CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi

Focus not on popular, but sound decisions: CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi

Prasoon Joshi, the newly appointed chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), believes there's a need for the censor body and filmmakers to have mutual understanding and appreciation of each one's roles and responsibilities. He says his focus will be on driving sound decisions which may or may not be "popular".

Sep 01, 2017, 18:10 PM IST
Art of cinema matters, not budget says Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Art of cinema matters, not budget says Nawazuddin Siddiqui

 Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, whose new film "Babumoshai Bandookbaaz" has released in theatres, says as an artiste he is more concerned about the art of cinema rather than focusing on its budget.

Aug 26, 2017, 15:55 PM IST
Ajay Devgn starrer 'Baadshaho' cleared by CBFC

Ajay Devgn starrer 'Baadshaho' cleared by CBFC

'Achhe Din' for Bollywood are finally here! The movies that were stuck with the censor board for quite some time have finally been cleared with some minor cuts. 

Aug 25, 2017, 15:30 PM IST
Nawazuddin Siddiqui's 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz' gets FCAT clearance with eight minor cuts

Nawazuddin Siddiqui's 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz' gets FCAT clearance with eight minor cuts

Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer "Babumoshai Bandookbaaz" has been cleared by the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) with "eight minor, voluntary cuts".

Aug 16, 2017, 10:28 AM IST
CBFC is a confused organization: Pahlaj Nihalani

CBFC is a confused organization: Pahlaj Nihalani

The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) is a confused organization, says its former chairperson Pahlaj Nihalani, who insists its guidelines do not stipulate that films should not be cut.

Aug 15, 2017, 12:49 PM IST

Watch: Ex-CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani speaks up after being sacked

Pahlaj Nihalani has been sacked from the post of chief of censor board. Zee News talks with Nihalani to know his views on his expulsion, new CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi and other issues.

Aug 13, 2017, 16:50 PM IST
Need to understand my role of CBFC Chief before making changes: Prasoon Joshi

Need to understand my role of CBFC Chief before making changes: Prasoon Joshi

Ad-man cum lyricist Prasoon Joshi, who has replaced Pahlaj Nihalani as the chief of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), says he hopes to make a positive difference with the guidance and support of respected minds."I believe in taking on responsibilities. The way I have fulfilled other responsibilities, I will give my best to this new task as well. I am happy that people have expectations from me and I deeply respect the film industry," he told media.

Aug 12, 2017, 12:44 PM IST
CBFC rejig: Vidya Balan joins board, expresses happiness over appointment

CBFC rejig: Vidya Balan joins board, expresses happiness over appointment

National Award winning actress Vidya Balan was on Friday appointed as part of the reconstituted Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), to be now chaired by writer Prasoon Joshi.

Aug 12, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
Pahlaj Nihalani sacked as Censor board chief, Prasoon Joshi to replace him

Pahlaj Nihalani sacked as Censor board chief, Prasoon Joshi to replace him

 In a significant development,  Pahlaj Nihalani was on Friday removed as the chairperson of Central Board of Film Certification in India. 

Aug 11, 2017, 19:29 PM IST
Ajay Devgn, Milan Luthria rubbish reports of deleting intimate scene from 'Baadshaho'

Ajay Devgn, Milan Luthria rubbish reports of deleting intimate scene from 'Baadshaho'

Ajay Devgn and Milan Luthria have dismissed reports that the latter has chopped off an intimate scene from their upcoming film "Baadshaho" to avoid the wrath of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).

Aug 08, 2017, 10:45 AM IST
Censor board shouldn't act as villain for films: Anupam Kher

Censor board shouldn't act as villain for films: Anupam Kher

Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who has been a former chairperson of the Central Board Of Film Certification (CBFC), says the body should help and respect filmmakers rather than be a "villain" in their life.

Aug 05, 2017, 10:24 AM IST
Kids also watch 'A' films: CBFC argues for cuts in Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz’

Kids also watch 'A' films: CBFC argues for cuts in Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz’

Shroff was present along with the actors and director of ‘Babumoshai Bandookbaaz’ here on Wednesday to speak to the media.

Aug 03, 2017, 08:14 AM IST
Abhishek Chaubey, Vikramaditya Motwane support 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz' team

Abhishek Chaubey, Vikramaditya Motwane support 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz' team

Filmmakers Abhishek Chaubey, Vikramaditya Motwane and Alankrita Shrivastav have come out in support of Nawazuddin Siddiqui and his film 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz' after the censor board demanded 48 cuts in the movie.

Aug 02, 2017, 20:31 PM IST
Nawazuddin Siddiqui defends 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz'

Nawazuddin Siddiqui defends 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz'

Nawazuddin Siddiqui's film 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz' has been given 48 cuts by the censor board despite getting an 'A' certificate and the actor says the abuses in the movie are justified to make the characters look authentic.

Aug 02, 2017, 20:10 PM IST
Don't know how relevant censorship is in today's time: Aamir Khan

Don't know how relevant censorship is in today's time: Aamir Khan

Superstar Aamir Khan today said the job of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) is to certify films and not censor them.

Aug 02, 2017, 17:01 PM IST