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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.

'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.

'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.

‘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.

 ‘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.

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.

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.

‘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.

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. 

Censor Board clears 'Shivaay' with U/A certificate, Ajay Devgn thanks Pahlaj Nihalani

Censor Board clears 'Shivaay' with U/A certificate, Ajay Devgn thanks Pahlaj Nihalani

While 'Shivaay' centres on the adventures of a Lord Shiva devotee, 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' is said to be an intense story about unrequited love.  

Hope Shyam ​Benegal's recommendations are implemented soon: Manoj Bajpayee

Hope Shyam ​Benegal's recommendations are implemented soon: Manoj Bajpayee

Acclaimed filmmaker Benegal had reccomened that there should be two categories of U/A, one plus 12 years of age and one plus 15 years of age and two categories of adult--one normal adult and another adult with caution.

Director of film on Sheena Bora murder rues 'double standards' of censor board

Director of film on Sheena Bora murder rues 'double standards' of censor board

Avadh Sharma, producer of "Ek Kahani Julie Ki", is upset with the censor board for being uncertain during film certification of the Rakhi Sawant-starrer.

Priya Malik posts 'free the nipple' photo to criticize censorship

Priya Malik posts 'free the nipple' photo to criticize censorship

Priya Malik’s ‘free the nipple’ photo is an answer to those who feel “wearing a visible bra would be indecent”.

No more ‘censorship’ powers to Censor Board, only ‘certification’: IB sources

No more ‘censorship’ powers to Censor Board, only ‘certification’: IB sources

In a massive development set to rock the Censor Board and the film industry, the monitoring body is likely to be stripped off its 'censoring' powers and will be left only with the authority to 'certify'.

Censor board stalled my career for 7 years, says Anurag Kashyap

Censor board stalled my career for 7 years, says Anurag Kashyap

Melbourne Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has criticised the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) and blamed the censorship guidelines for stalling his career for seven years.

Censor board has always been unfair, says Manoj Bajpayee

Censor board has always been unfair, says Manoj Bajpayee

National Award-winning actor Manoj Bajpayee, who will next be seen onscreen in "Budhia Singh - Born To Run", says the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has "always been unfair".

'Impressed' Kriti Sanon lauds 'Udta Punjab'

'Impressed' Kriti Sanon lauds 'Udta Punjab'

The movie was released by the Censor Board on June 17 with an 'A' certificate. 

'Haraamkhor' ban: Senile and incapable Nihalani getting back at court: Anurag Kashyap

'Haraamkhor' ban: Senile and incapable Nihalani getting back at court: Anurag Kashyap

 Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who feels it's a waste of time and energy to wrangle with the Indian censor board for certification of adult films, says it's important that in a scenario when the censor body is chaired by a "senile" and "intellectually incapable" person such as Pahlaj Nihalani, movie makers must be empowered to approach the court directly.

Hope no film goes through it: 'Udta Punjab' director on censors

Hope no film goes through it: 'Udta Punjab' director on censors

Chaubey, who wanted to make an anti-drug movie, said the CBFC's version of his film was so different that he even thought of removing his name from the credits.