Censor Board stifles my freedom: Kamal Haasan
Censor Board stifles my freedom: Kamal Haasan

Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan says he has an ongoing struggle against the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to achieve creative freedom.

Releasing 'Jai Ho! Democracy' was tougher than making it: Ranjeet Kapoor
Releasing 'Jai Ho! Democracy' was tougher than making it: Ranjeet Kapoor

The fact that "Jai Ho! Democracy" has no "hero", "heroine" or even songs made it tough for filmmaker Ranjeet Kapoor to release the political satire, which he proudly calls an "off beat" project.

SGPC wants Centre to ban screening of `Nanak Shah Fakir`

 The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the mini-parliament of Sikh religion, has sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the central government to ban the screening of film "Nanak Shah Fakir".

Censorship should not be one person's view: Ronnie Screwvala
Censorship should not be one person's view: Ronnie Screwvala

Ronnie Screwvala, former filmmaker and the founder of UTV group, believes an interactive dialogue between the industry and the censor board can solve a lot of problems.

Ashoke Pandit slams Censor Board chief, calls him anarchist
Ashoke Pandit slams Censor Board chief, calls him anarchist

Ashoke Pandit, a member of the Central Board of Film Certification, slammed Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani for “illegally” withholding Emran Hashmi starrer – ‘ Mr. X’.

Film on homosexuality 'Un-Freedom' banned in India

 Florida-based director Raj Amit Kumar's debut film "Un-Freedom", starring Adil Hussain and Victor Banerjee in key roles, has been denied certification to screen in India.

Paresh Rawal, Naseeruddin trash censors over 'Dharam Sankat Mein'
Paresh Rawal, Naseeruddin trash censors over 'Dharam Sankat Mein'

While there were reports that the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) invited religious leaders for the screening of ‘Dharam Sankat Mein’, film's lead actors Paresh Rawal and Naseruddin Shah say the idea is absurd.

Aamir Khan blasts Censor Board, says banning content isn't right
Aamir Khan blasts Censor Board, says banning content isn't right

Coming down heavily on the Censor Board, which recently stoked controversy by banning some objectionable words, actor Aamir Khan today said he is totally against banning any kind of material in media or films.

Censor board behaving like Taliban: Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj
Censor board behaving like Taliban: Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj

His unabashed use of abuses and rustic lingo in his films has always added to the power of his cinema. National Award winning filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj has reacted strongly to diktats on film content, saying that the Central Board of Film Certification is behaving like the Taliban and that the body should be "chopped off".

No film producer will doubt my integrity: Pahlaj Nihalani

Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson Pahlaj Nihalani, who is in the news after film fraternity members reportedly complained against his autocratic ways, says no film producer can doubt his integrity.

Rathore meets censor board members, chairperson Pahlaj Nihalani not present
Rathore meets censor board members, chairperson Pahlaj Nihalani not present

Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore today met several members of the Censor Board a day after leading film personalities had apprised him of their problems regarding the certification process.

Ramesh Sippy, Aamir discuss censorship issues with Rathore
Ramesh Sippy, Aamir discuss censorship issues with Rathore

Top Bollywood producers, including veteran Ramesh Sippy, Gulzar and Mukesh Bhatt, met Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore to improve the process of movie certification in wake of recent controversies.

'Hunterrr' team asked to clean up its act
'Hunterrr' team asked to clean up its act

The sex comedy ‘Hunterrr’, which is scheduled to open on Friday, has been asked by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to clean up its language.

Fresh rumblings in CBFC, member shoots off letter to chairman
Fresh rumblings in CBFC, member shoots off letter to chairman

The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) witnessed fresh rumblings with board member Chandraprakash Dwivedi expressing disappointment over cuts made in Anushka Sharma's film "NH10" despite a collective decision to put on hold a circular banning cuss words.

Censor board restrictions curb our creative vision: NH10 makers
Censor board restrictions curb our creative vision: NH10 makers

Anushka Sharma and Vikramaditya Motwane, the co-producers of 'NH10', whose release date got pushed by a week due to censor board's objection to certain scenes in the film, feel such restrictions curtail the creativity and vision of filmmakers.

Censor Board bans `Fifty Shades of Grey` from Indian cinemas
Censor Board bans `Fifty Shades of Grey` from Indian cinemas

Government censors have said they will not allow the big-screen adaptation of erotic novel `Fifty Shades of Grey` to be shown in cinemas, a decision most had anticipated in the largely conservative country.

Censors brake new Will Smith-starrer in India?
Censors brake new Will Smith-starrer in India?

There is bad news for fans of Hollywood cinema and superstar Will Smith in India. Those holding their breath for his new "Focus" will have to wait longer.

Censor Board mutes 'lesbian' word in 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha'?
Censor Board mutes 'lesbian' word in 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha'?

After Leela Samson's dramatic exit from the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC), noted film producer Pahlaj Nihlani took charge as the chief. However, the board continues to remain in news.

Only filmmakers, audience must decide films' content: Dibakar Banerjee
Only filmmakers, audience must decide films' content: Dibakar Banerjee

Dibakar Banerjee says that decisions regarding a movie's content should be left to the filmmakers and the audience, and that the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) should only be entrusted with certifying movies appropriately.

Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani's list of 'cuss words' put on hold
Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani's list of 'cuss words' put on hold

The Pahlaj Nihalani-headed censor board that had stirred up a controversy by sending a circular to filmmakers to ban certain objectionable words from movies, has reportedly put a hold on its decision.