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Bombay HC refuses urgent hearing of Pahlaj Nihalani's plea against CBFC

The former CBFC chairman will now mention his plea before the court again on November 12. 

Nov 06, 2018, 14:02 PM IST

Ex-CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani files plea against Censor Board for ordering 20 cuts in his film Rangeela Raja

Known for being at the receiving end of filmmakers for ordering cuts in the movies, former CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani has filed plea against the Censor Board for ordering 20 cuts in his film Rangeela Raja, reports ANI.

Nov 05, 2018, 17:20 PM IST

Vijay Mallya's biopic all set to release, Govinda plays the lead role

Former Central Board Of Film Certification (CBFC) chief Pahlaj Nihani on Tuesday revealed that he has made a film on liquor baron Vijay Mallya's life and Govinda will essay his character in the film.

May 29, 2018, 18:01 PM IST

Padmaavat fallout: Censor Board Chairperson Prasoon Joshi says 'will miss great moments at Zee JLF'

Prasoon Joshi was earlier scheduled to address a session titled 'Main aur Woh: Conversations with Myself' at the Zee JLF 2018.

Jan 27, 2018, 12:22 PM IST

Censor Board Chairperson Prasoon Joshi bows to Karni Sena, to skip Zee JLF 2018

Joshi was scheduled to participate in a session titled "Main aur Woh: Conversations with Myself".

Jan 27, 2018, 11:56 AM IST

We respect Sanjay Leela Bhansali as an individual, artist: CBFC chief

Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson Prasoon Joshi said on Friday the organisation respects filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who is facing the wrath of political parties, organisations and individuals over his forthcoming epic drama "Padmavati".

Nov 10, 2017, 17:53 PM IST

Let's not use CBFC for controversy: Prasoon Joshi

A little over two months into his tenure as the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) Chairperson, writer-ad guru Prasoon Joshi is a tad disappointed at how the censor board is used as a springboard for controversies. It needs to stop, he says.

Oct 28, 2017, 11:53 AM 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

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

Shah Rukh Khan assures 'nothing objectionable' in 'Jab Harry Met Sejal'

Even before superstar Shah Rukh Khan's promotional tours for 'Jab Harry Met Sejal' could kick off, the controversy surrounding a particular word stormed in. The chief of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), Pahlaj Nihalani had asked to delete the word 'intercourse' from one of the mini-promos of the film for TV, saying he would retain it if he gets one lakh votes in its favour.

Jul 04, 2017, 11:53 AM IST

Will clear word 'intercourse' if get 1 lakh votes in favour: Pahlaj Nihalani on 'Jab Harry Met Sejal' controversy

Central Board of Film Certification chief Pahlaj Nihalani on Friday said he would clear the use of the word "intercourse" in the promo and body of Imtiaz Ali's Shah Rukh starrer "Jab Harry Met Sejal" if he gets one lakh votes from the common people in its support.

Jun 24, 2017, 10:26 AM IST

Wrong of TV channels to show 'Jab Harry Met Sejal' clip: CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani

Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson Pahlaj Nihalani is upset with media, especially television producers, for showing a clip of Shah Rukh Khan-starrer "Jab Harry Met Sejal" without proper certification and permission.

Jun 22, 2017, 18:36 PM IST

'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

Know the new Censor Board Chief and its members

A  new team of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) members was formed by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Monday.

Jan 21, 2015, 13:35 PM IST