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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
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
I got angry when I watched 'Lipstick Under My Burkha': Ekta Kapoor

I got angry when I watched 'Lipstick Under My Burkha': Ekta Kapoor

Producer Ekta Kapoor has said she came up with a "sassy promo" for "Lipstick Under My Burkha" as she wanted the film to reach out to wider audiences rather than being confined to the art film zone.

Jul 04, 2017, 17:17 PM IST
NO 'Baar Baar Dekho' THESE scenes in Katrina Kaif-Sidharth Malhotra film! CBFC cuts 'bra shot', 'Savita bhabhi' reference

NO 'Baar Baar Dekho' THESE scenes in Katrina Kaif-Sidharth Malhotra film! CBFC cuts 'bra shot', 'Savita bhabhi' reference

The Central Board of Film and Certification (CBFC) has done it again! 

Aug 29, 2016, 17:34 PM IST
This is blackmail: Anurag Kashyap on 'Udta Punjab' row

This is blackmail: Anurag Kashyap on 'Udta Punjab' row

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has said that he felt blackmailed throughout his battle with the Censor Board over the certification for his upcoming movie "Udta Punjab".

Jun 09, 2016, 13:58 PM IST
'Udta Punjab' censor row: Hearing in Bombay High Court underway

'Udta Punjab' censor row: Hearing in Bombay High Court underway

The ongoing battle between 'Udta Punjab' makers and the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief Pahlaj Nihalani took a legal turn when co-producers Phantom Films, filed a petition in Bombay High Court.

Jun 09, 2016, 10:22 AM IST
'Udta Punjab' row: Alia Bhatt quotes Malala Yousafzai—READ inside

'Udta Punjab' row: Alia Bhatt quotes Malala Yousafzai—READ inside

The latest film to come under the Censor Board scanner happens to be Abhishek Chaubey's 'Udta Punjab'. Co-producer Anurag Kashyap while speaking to the television news channels was also quoted as saying that CBFC chief is acting like a god.

Jun 08, 2016, 09:01 AM IST
Anurag Kashyap spills anger on Twitter, says 'Udta Punjab' controversy feels like living in North Korea

Anurag Kashyap spills anger on Twitter, says 'Udta Punjab' controversy feels like living in North Korea

Bollywood's much awaited venture 'Udta Punjab' recently came under the scanner of Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC), which not only suggested the makers remove 'Punjab' from the movie title but reportedly also wants as many as 89 cuts; plus A rating.

Jun 07, 2016, 10:10 AM IST
Shahid Kapoor's 'Udta Punjab' gets into trouble with Censor Board

Shahid Kapoor's 'Udta Punjab' gets into trouble with Censor Board

The upcoming film 'Udta Punjab' has reportedly got into trouble with the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) on Thursday. The film is based on how substance abuse in the state of Punjab has affected its youth.

May 27, 2016, 08:57 AM IST
The Economist and Time websites censored by China in response to articles critical of Xi Jinping

The Economist and Time websites censored by China in response to articles critical of Xi Jinping

In continuation of its policy to censor the foreign news websites which are critical of president Xi Jinping, China has banned the Economist and Time news portals for the same reason

Apr 09, 2016, 17:47 PM IST

Facebook censors photo of Denmark's iconic statue for ‘sexual undertones’

Social networking website Facebook censored Copenhagen's iconic statue of the Little Mermaid for showing "too much bare skin or sexual undertones", but reversed its decision following an appeal made by a Danish politician, a media report said.

Jan 05, 2016, 14:33 PM IST
'Un-Freedom' should not be banned: Adil Hussain

'Un-Freedom' should not be banned: Adil Hussain

Actor Adil Hussain, whose film "Un-Freedom" failed to get a certificate for release in India, today said banning the same sex love story was "baseless".

Mar 31, 2015, 16:03 PM IST
If a person can vote, he can censor a film too: Shekhar Kapur

If a person can vote, he can censor a film too: Shekhar Kapur

New Delhi, Jan 16 (PTI) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur today said there should be no censorship for anyone above the age of 16.

Jan 16, 2015, 19:16 PM IST

Censors delay release of Nigeria civil war film

The release of the Nigerian civil war film "Half of a Yellow Sun", which had been set to open in cinemas nationwide on Friday, has been delayed by the country`s censorship board. 

Apr 25, 2014, 22:18 PM IST

Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger film gets censored in Dubai

Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger starrer upcoming action film ` Escape Plan` has been heavily censored in Dubai due to its use of foul Arabic language.

Oct 16, 2013, 12:20 PM IST

`Delhi Belly` gets bitter censor pill in Nepal

Aamir Khan`s newest release `Delhi Belly` has landed in the latest controversy in Nepal.

Jul 04, 2011, 12:29 PM IST