The special CBI court here today rejected the bail application of suspended CEO of Central Board of Film Certification Rakesh Kumar who was arrested on the charge of taking bribe for issuing censor certificates to films.
The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) should be revamped as the institution doesn't have the freedom to take "independent decisions" and the film industry too doesn't have faith in it, says its chairperson Leela Samson.
Reacting to the arrest of Central Board of Film Certification`s (CBFC) CEO Rakesh Kumar in an alleged bribery case, filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj says it is high time that Information & Broadcasting Ministry should come forward and aggressively help film fraternity on various matters.
Startling revelations have come out in the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) CEO, Rakesh Kumar bribery case. According to the latest reports, five Bollywood filmmakers and distributors are going to be questioned in the case.
Members of the film fraternity have reacted to Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) CEO Rakesh Kumar`s arrest in an alleged bribery case saying the process is "politicised" and it`s high time people with understanding of the craft are given the responsibility.
Skipper Rakesh Kumar is confident that India would clinch the gold medal in men`s kabaddi at the forthcoming Incheon Asian Games for the seventh time on the trot and feels the Pro Kabaddi League starting tomorrow will help the players ahead of the mega event.
Two-time Asian Games gold medal winner Rakesh Kumar emerged as the top money earner and was bought for Rs 12.80 lakh by Jaipur franchise Pink Panthers in the inaugural Pro Kabaddi League player auction held here today.