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SC rejects plea claiming Censor Board's certificate to Padmaavat was illegal

SC rejects plea claiming Censor Board's certificate to Padmaavat was illegal

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to admit a plea which claimed that the Censor Board certificate issued to historical drama Padmaavat was illegal.

Jan 19, 2018, 11:52 AM IST
Padmaavat row: Won't let Prasoon Joshi enter Rajasthan, angry Karni Sena warns Censor Board chief

Padmaavat row: Won't let Prasoon Joshi enter Rajasthan, angry Karni Sena warns Censor Board chief

Nearly 40 activists of the Rajput Karni Sena had attacked a cinema hall in Bihar and torn posters of the movie.

Jan 19, 2018, 11:05 AM IST
Karni Sena wants 'Padmavati' banned, slams Smriti Irani, censor board for allowing release

Karni Sena wants 'Padmavati' banned, slams Smriti Irani, censor board for allowing release

'Padmavati' has got embroiled in a major row after leaders of the Rajput community claimed the film insulted their history. 

Jan 05, 2018, 15:03 PM IST
'Unprofessional and irresponsible': Royals slam Censor board for clearing Padmavati

'Unprofessional and irresponsible': Royals slam Censor board for clearing Padmavati

The Censor board gave a U/A certificate to Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati but suggested that the name of the film be changed to 'Padmavat'.

Dec 31, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
 No cuts, only modifications and title change suggested in 'Padmavati', says CBFC member

No cuts, only modifications and title change suggested in 'Padmavati', says CBFC member

A member of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has quashed the reports doing the rounds that the board has asked for several cuts in the film `Padmavati`.

Dec 30, 2017, 23:57 PM IST
CBFC passes Padmavati with U/A certificate, subject to title change

CBFC passes Padmavati with U/A certificate, subject to title change

The Censor board has also suggested modifications to the song Ghoomar to befit the character portrayed.

Dec 30, 2017, 14:16 PM IST
Censor Board invites Jaipur historians to view Padmavati

Censor Board invites Jaipur historians to view Padmavati

The age-old custom of Jauhar (mass immolation) should be shown effectively in the film or else it can have adverse effects on the audience, he said, adding that it should not be romanticised in the film as well. 

Dec 28, 2017, 17:15 PM IST
SC notice to UP govt on ban on screening of film based on 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots

SC notice to UP govt on ban on screening of film based on 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots

The producer had filed a petition against the state government's decision to ban the film screening in certain districts.

Dec 01, 2017, 13:28 PM IST
Padmavati: Prasoon Joshi criticises Sanjay Leela Bhansali for screening film without certificate

Padmavati: Prasoon Joshi criticises Sanjay Leela Bhansali for screening film without certificate

The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief feels such a move compromises the system of censor certification. 

Nov 20, 2017, 08:37 AM IST
Padmavati's release can cause law and order problem: UP government to Centre

Padmavati's release can cause law and order problem: UP government to Centre

The government stated that in view of the civic polls, and 'Barawafat' procession by Muslims, the film's release can pose serious security issues.

Nov 16, 2017, 11:07 AM IST
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