Censor Board

FCAT is a magic place, says Saif Ali Khan

FCAT is a magic place, says Saif Ali Khan

Saif said the trailer of "Kaalakaandi" won't be released until the makers are sure of the number of cuts being finalised as that might spoil the essence of the story.

Aug 31, 2017, 17:39 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
Censor board gave 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' three verbal cuts, not eight: Akshay Kumar

Censor board gave 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' three verbal cuts, not eight: Akshay Kumar

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar on Wednesday said his forthcoming drama "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" has been given three verbal cuts by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), contrary to media reports.

Aug 09, 2017, 17:34 PM IST
'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' comes under CBFC scanner - Check out cuts

'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' comes under CBFC scanner - Check out cuts

'Toilet - Ek Prem Katha' also stars Bhumi Pednekar, Anupam Kher and Divyendu Sharma in prominent roles. The Shree Narayan Singh directorial is inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'.

Aug 09, 2017, 12:23 PM IST
FCAT has better representatives than CBFC: 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz' writer

FCAT has better representatives than CBFC: 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz' writer

He says the film's team is expecting justice for "Babumoshai Bandookbaaz" from the FCAT.

Aug 08, 2017, 17:05 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
'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz' makers 'humiliated' by CBFC; lucky that film isn't banned, Pahlaj Nihalani tells director

'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz' makers 'humiliated' by CBFC; lucky that film isn't banned, Pahlaj Nihalani tells director

The report further claims that Kiran remained silent during the same.

Aug 02, 2017, 13:45 PM IST
Not heard from government: Pahlaj Nihalani on rumours around CBFC post

Not heard from government: Pahlaj Nihalani on rumours around CBFC post

Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief Pahlaj Nihalani on Tuesday said he has not heard of any plans by the government to remove him from the post. However, he says he is ready to step down if he is asked to do so. On Tuesday morning, Nihalani woke up to a barrage of calls and messages anxiously asking him about reports that he will soon be asked to step down from the top post in the film censor body.

Jul 25, 2017, 17:17 PM IST
CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani might be asked to step down?

CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani might be asked to step down?

A number of names are being suggested as Nihalani’s replacement. 

Jul 25, 2017, 11:47 AM IST
CBFC mirrors mindset of society, says Ekta Kapoor

CBFC mirrors mindset of society, says Ekta Kapoor

She is all set to present "Lipstick Under My Burkha", a film which ran into trouble with CBFC, and Ekta Kapoor has said she does not have any issue with the board as it is a reflection of the mentality of the society.

Jun 28, 2017, 14:04 PM IST
Nothing disrespectful in 'Jab Harry Met Sejal', says Shah Rukh Khan

Nothing disrespectful in 'Jab Harry Met Sejal', says Shah Rukh Khan

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has reacted to the censor board's disapproval of the term "intercourse" in a promotional video, saying neither he nor people associated with his upcoming film "Jab Harry Met Sejal" need to use anything "disrespectful" to sell it.

Jun 26, 2017, 18:25 PM IST
CBFC needs to come to consensus, says Sonakshi Sinha

CBFC needs to come to consensus, says Sonakshi Sinha

In ‘Noor’, Sonakshi plays a journalist who idolises a popular journalist, but the CBFC has asked the makers to edit the surname Dutt.

Apr 15, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
'Lipstick Under My Burkha' row: Here's how Shah Rukh Khan reacted when asked about CBFC decision

'Lipstick Under My Burkha' row: Here's how Shah Rukh Khan reacted when asked about CBFC decision

Celebrities from all walks of life are stepping forward to talk about the recent 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' controversy. Even Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan was asked about the same at an event on Saturday, but he apparently dodged the question.

Feb 26, 2017, 10:40 AM IST
'Lipstick Under My Burkha': CBFC cites 'audio pornography', 'abusive words' reasons to refuse certification

'Lipstick Under My Burkha': CBFC cites 'audio pornography', 'abusive words' reasons to refuse certification

The entire film fraternity is left baffled over Central Board Film Certification's (CBFC) latest ban on 'Lipstick Under My Burkha'. The censor board has cited various reasons such as sexual scenes, abusive word, lady-oriented among others to stall the screening of this internationally acclaimed film.

Feb 25, 2017, 13:28 PM IST
‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ row: Bollywood celebrities slam CBFC decision

‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ row: Bollywood celebrities slam CBFC decision

The film -- starring Konkona Sen Sharma and Ratna Pathak Shah -- chronicles the secret lives of four women of different ages in a small town in India as they search for different kinds of freedom.

Feb 24, 2017, 19:52 PM IST
 ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’: CBFC refuses certificate; director vows to fight back

‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’: CBFC refuses certificate; director vows to fight back

‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’-- starring Konkona Sen Sharma and Ratna Pathak Shah -- chronicles the secret lives of four women of different ages in a small town in India as they search for different kinds of freedom.

Feb 24, 2017, 12:10 PM IST
Om Puri's 'Rambhajjan Zindabad' rejected by CBFC, claims maker

Om Puri's 'Rambhajjan Zindabad' rejected by CBFC, claims maker

The veteran actor passed away on January 6.

Jan 30, 2017, 18:16 PM IST
Censor board not homophobic, says Pahlaj Nihalani

Censor board not homophobic, says Pahlaj Nihalani

A hue and cry was raised over a newly-released gay music video entitled Miss You by Sharif D. Rangnekar.

Nov 03, 2016, 16:44 PM IST
‘31st October’ gets censor clearance; Vir Das happy

‘31st October’ gets censor clearance; Vir Das happy

Vir Das, known for his comedy roles, plays the lead character Davinder Singh in the film, based on the aftermath of the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi including the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Oct 20, 2016, 09:13 AM IST
Shivaay: Censor Board passes Ajay Devgn’s film; actor thanks Pahlaj Nihalani

Shivaay: Censor Board passes Ajay Devgn’s film; actor thanks Pahlaj Nihalani

Ajay Devgn took to Twitter to thank Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani for passing his film Shivaay with a U/A certificate. 

Oct 18, 2016, 12:27 PM IST