Pahlaj Nihalani

Pahlaj Nihalani hits out at Kangana after her allegations

Producer Pahlaj Nihalani says actress Kangana Ranaut has forgotten how much he helped her when she was in trouble.

Mar 30, 2019, 14:05 PM IST

Entertainment industry is run by a glamorous mafia: Pahlaj Nihalani

Lamenting the lack of theatres for "Rangeela Raja", Nihalani says he was refused a release in places like Bihar and Jharkhand.

Jan 22, 2019, 14:26 PM IST

Govinda-starrer Rangeela Raja release postponed indefinitely

The CBFC has raised objections over some of the sexist and vulgar content in the film.

Nov 30, 2018, 23:38 PM IST

It is not a good environment in the film industry: Govinda

"Rangeela Raja" is a comedy film, written and produced by Nihalani, and directed by Sikander Bharti. 

Nov 23, 2018, 16:18 PM IST

It's not a good environment in the film industry: Govinda

Actor Govinda says the environment in the film industry is not good.

Nov 23, 2018, 12:48 PM IST

Rangeela Raja: Bombay HC to hear Pahlaj Nihalani's plea on Nov 21

He had also stated that the CBFC did not follow the set guidelines for reviewing a film within 21 days of the makers approaching the board. 

Nov 19, 2018, 15:29 PM IST

No interim relief for Pahlaj Nihalani against censor cuts in his film

He said the petition shall be heard once the court reopens on November 19.

Nov 13, 2018, 15:47 PM IST

Group of people in film industry conspiring against me: Govinda

Bollywood actor Govinda, who along with producer Pahlaj Nihalani is facing difficulties to release their upcoming film "Rangeela Raja" after the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) refused to certify the film and ordered 20 cuts, says there is a group of people from the film fraternity conspiring against him.

Nov 11, 2018, 08:14 AM IST

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

Prasoon Joshi-led CBFC suggests new initiatives

The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), chaired by Prasoon Joshi, has suggested new initiatives such as to invite the heads and members of Hindi and regional film associations, and a communication campaign for educating audience segments about the various categories that film content is certified under.

Sep 24, 2018, 20:36 PM IST

Govinda starrer 'Rangeela Raja' new poster out!

The actor will be seen playing a double role in the comedy drama. 

Sep 24, 2018, 11:26 AM 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

Censor board sidelined Padmavati for vote bank politics: Pahlaj Nihalani

The CBFC on Friday gave a U/A certificate to historical drama Padmavati but with suggested modifications which include changing the name of the movie to 'Padmavat'.

Dec 30, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

Films shouldn't be victim of politics: Pahlaj Nihalani

Former censor board chairperson Pahlaj Nihalani says the film industry needs to be united in its fight to avoid becoming a victim of politics.

Dec 06, 2017, 19:54 PM IST

I was bullied by I&B Ministry: Pahlaj Nihalani

Former CBFC Chairperson and producer Pahlaj Nihalani is shocked by a Parliamentary Committee's decision to question director Sanjay Leela Bhansali on "Padmavati" before the censor board can view the film. He claimed the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting had also "bullied" him during his tenure.

Dec 02, 2017, 15:35 PM IST

Raai Laxmi's lovemaking scenes from Julie 2 leaked online, actress says it's ridiculous

Three video clips of south siren Raai Laxmi's passionate lovemaking, liplock scenes from the movie are doing rounds in the social media platforms.

Nov 24, 2017, 09:09 AM IST

Padmavati in UK: Former CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani claims it’s illegal to export film before certification

Following massive protests, Viacom18 Motion Pictures announced in a statement that they were voluntarily deferring the release of the film out of "respect and regard for the law of the land" including the Central Board of Film Certification".


Nov 23, 2017, 11:28 AM IST

Sanjay Leela Bhansali always promoted Indian culture: Pahlaj Nihalani on Padmavati row

Pahlaj Nihalani, the former chief of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), on Friday dubbed renowned director Sanjay Leela Bhansali as "a sensible" person who has always promoted Indian culture in his films.

Nov 11, 2017, 10:24 AM IST

Pahlaj Nihalani's erotic thriller Julie 2 starring Raai Laxmi to finally release

Nihalani and his director had to cough up a compensatory amount to be able to release the film. 

Nov 08, 2017, 14:42 PM IST