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Swara Bhasker explains cotroversial 'Rasbhari' scene Prasoon Joshi objected to

Bollywood actress Swara Bhasker has responded to objection raised by Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) Chief Prasoon Joshi

Gita, Quran reference cut out of INDIA’S MOST WANTED

Upcoming Bollywood film INDIA'S MOST WANTED has been granted a U/A certificate by the censor board after directing omission of scenes making a reference to religious books Bhagavad Gita and Quran, said its director Raj Kumar Gupta.

DE DE PYAAR DE: CBFC replaces alcohol bottle with flowers

The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has suggested the makers of Hindi film DE DE PYAAR DE to replace an alcohol bottle in a song with a bouquet of flowers.

Brave filmmaker finally stands vindicated by FCAT

Honesty wins, rigidity looses. Ex Oscar nominee and national award winning filmmaker Ashvin Kumar’s NO FATHERS IN KASHMIR finally gets the justice.

Emraan Hashmi urges to change education system

Emraan Hashmi whose upcoming film CHEAT INDIA's name was changed to WHY CHEAT INDIA afer CBFC's demand, the actor has widely critcised the decision with a suggestion.

National Award Winning Director’s next film finds itself in a tug of war for Film Certification!

Ashvin Kumar, India’s youngest Oscar-nominated director of the short film Little Terrorist found himself in a place where no filmmakers wishes to be. Being a creative medium, films have had a long-standing scale of issues with the CBFC over the years.

National Award Winning Director’s next film finds itself in a tug of war for Film Certification!

Ashvin Kumar, India’s youngest Oscar-nominated director of the short film Little Terrorist found himself in a place where no filmmakers wishes to be. Being a creative medium, films have had a long-standing scale of issues with the CBFC over the years.

RANGEELA RAJA gets a final release date

The Censor Boards have finally paved way for Pahlaj Nihalani's upcoming film RANGEELA RAJA. 

This is what ASCHARYA F#*KIT director has to say about CBFC

ASCHARYA F#*K IT -- as the name suggests, is a bold film. But its director Samit Kakkad has "immense faith" in Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), which has often locked horns with filmmakers over cuts and beeps. He is sure that the censor board will see the film, which is inspired from the works of controversial writer Saadat Hasan Manto, for what it is and hopefully value artistic expression.

This is what ASCHARYA F#*KIT director has to say about CBFC

ASCHARYA F#*K IT -- as the name suggests, is a bold film. But its director Samit Kakkad has "immense faith" in Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), which has often locked horns with filmmakers over cuts and beeps. He is sure that the censor board will see the film, which is inspired from the works of controversial writer Saadat Hasan Manto, for what it is and hopefully value artistic expression.

Manish Tewari: CBFC should be abolished

Former Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Sunday said the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) must be scrapped.

 

Manish Tewari: CBFC should be abolished

Former Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Sunday said the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) must be scrapped.

 

Ravi Jadhav: Getting ‘A’ certificate for NUDE with no cuts refreshing change

Director Ravi Jadhav is happy to get an 'A' certificate from the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) for NUDE without any cuts, and says he couldn't have hoped for a better treatment for his controversial Marathi film.

 

Ravi Jadhav: Getting ‘A’ certificate for NUDE with no cuts refreshing change

Director Ravi Jadhav is happy to get an 'A' certificate from the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) for NUDE without any cuts, and says he couldn't have hoped for a better treatment for his controversial Marathi film.

 

Karni Sena warns Prasoon Joshi against entering Jaipur

Continuing with their protest against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's PADMAAVAT, the Shree Rajput Karni Sena on Friday warned that Censor Board chief Prasoon Joshi will not be allowed to enter the city during the Jaipur Literature Festival and will be thrashed if he does so.

 

Karni Sena warns Prasoon Joshi against entering Jaipur

Continuing with their protest against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's PADMAAVAT, the Shree Rajput Karni Sena on Friday warned that Censor Board chief Prasoon Joshi will not be allowed to enter the city during the Jaipur Literature Festival and will be thrashed if he does so.

 

Ekta Kapoor, Alankrita Shrivastava reunite for woman-centric film

After creating quite an impact with LIPSTICK UNDER MY BURKHA, producer Ekta Kapoor and director Alankrita Shrivastava have joined hands for another project that will centered around women.

 

Ekta Kapoor, Alankrita Shrivastava reunite for woman-centric film

After creating quite an impact with LIPSTICK UNDER MY BURKHA, producer Ekta Kapoor and director Alankrita Shrivastava have joined hands for another project that will centered around women.

 

CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi: 300 cuts in PADMAVAT is untrue

Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson Prasoon Joshi on Tuesday refuted a report that the modifications demanded by the censor board in the historical drama, has resulted in 300 cuts.

 

CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi: 300 cuts in PADMAVAT is untrue

Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson Prasoon Joshi on Tuesday refuted a report that the modifications demanded by the censor board in the historical drama, has resulted in 300 cuts.

 

CBFC chief on PADMAVATI: Special panel’s role in certification was advisory

Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson Prasoon Joshi on Monday said a special panel for the certification of controversial movie PADMAVATI was appointed for an advisory purpose, and that the final decision was always with the censor board.

CBFC chief on PADMAVATI: Special panel’s role in certification was advisory

Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson Prasoon Joshi on Monday said a special panel for the certification of controversial movie PADMAVATI was appointed for an advisory purpose, and that the final decision was always with the censor board.

Supreme Court rejects plea to ban PADMAVATI

The Supreme Court for the third time has turned down the plea to ban PADMAVATI.

Sunny Leone’s TERA INTEZAAR in trouble for this reason

While the Sunny Leone, Arbaaz Khan starrer TERA INTEZAAR is gearing up for release, is now mired into controversy. As per the reports, in a recent notice issued to the producers of the film TERA INTEZAAR, Mattel Inc, the manufacturer of the trademark ‘Barbie dolls’, have accused the makers of using the word “Barbie” in

Read why PADMAVATI was not cleared by the CBFC

Ever since Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s PADMAVATI was announced everyone was eager to watch Deepika Padukone in Rani Padmavati’s avatar on screen. However as the shooting of the film began Rajput Karni Sena started protesting against the film citing distortion of history by Bhansali in the film. 

Supreme Court to hear fresh case on PADMAVATI post its clearance in UK

In a shocking move that questions the creditability of Indian CBFC and I&B Ministry, the makers of PADMAVATI have obtained a clearance by British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) for the UK audience, leading to a fresh case in Supreme Court.

Breaking : PADMAVATI release date postponed!!

Victory for the fringe or ‘willful’ decision?. PADMAVATI is postponed till further notice.

PADMAVATI: Is it media v/s CBFC now?!

The great PADMAVATI debate has now turned into a circus going the other way?

Of PADMAVATI controversy: The Blind Men and The Elephant Philosophy

“And so these men of Indostan, Disputed loud and long, Each in his own opinion, Exceeding stiff and strong, Though each was partly in the right, And all were in the wrong!” John Godfrey Saxe.

Did you know Ayushmann Khurrana is also part of TUMHARI SULU?

Fresh out of the back-to-back success of BAREILLY KI BARFI and SHUBH MANGAL SAAVDHAN, Ayushmann Khurrana is all set to make a delightful cameo in Vidya Balan’s keenly awaited slice-of-life film, TUMHARI SULU.

Pallavi Das: I hope UMEED generate awareness about unethical drug trials

Rajat Mukherjee’s upcoming film UMEED, a medical thriller talks about how the uneducated and poor people of India are becoming victims of unethical drug trials by Foreign Pharmaceuticals In an exclusive conversation with Glamsham, actress Pallavi Das speaks about how she bagged UMEED and also expressed her concerns regarding how poor people are being cheated and used as guinea pigs for unethical drug trials. The actress also talks about how their team is struggling to secure an U/A certificate, which the CBFC has refused to give. Read on to find out more:

Sorry viewers you won’t be able to watch Zarine’s hot song on TV


Director Ananth Mahadevan is in a fix as the Central Board of Film Certification, led by Prasoon Joshi, claims that the song, ‘Aaj Zid’ from his upcoming movie AKSAR 2 is inappropriate for television audiences.

Siddharth Roy Kapur: We have to give audiences a reason to come to the theaters

Siddharth Roy Kapur, addressed a session at Jio Mami last week in the capacity of a trustee, the producer shared insights into the evolution of cinema and audience at large. He also shared his perspective on the changing economics of filmmaking in India...

Why is Nawazuddin Siddiqui so happy?

It seems the sacking of Pahlaj Nihalani has started bringing those happy moments back, that’s what Nawazuddin Siddiqui feels...

Vidya Balan, Vivek Agnihotri..meet the new CBFC team

In an eventful turnaround, the CBFC sacked Pahlaj Nihalani and appointed Prasoon Joshi as the new CBFC chief. Acclaimed actress Vidya Balan, filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri,have joined the new reconstituted CBFC list...

This acclaimed actress joins CBFC Board of Members

Bollywood's refined talent Vidya Balan has charmed the list of the reconstituted CBFC members. It seems Vidya Balan's right stand on 'award wapsi' is paying its dividends...

Pahlaj Nihalani sacked, Film Industry welcomes new CBFC chief

Finally, the great CBFC circus run by the alleged sanskari Pahlaj Nihalani has ended. We reported earlier that Pahlaj Nihalani will be asked to leave, in a dramatic turn around Pahlaj Nihalani was sacked and this noted lyricist was asked to take charge as CBFC chief with immediate effect...

Shocking! CBFC has problems even with a movie on ‘Swachh Bharat’

Even a movie on PM’s good social cause like ‘Swachh Bharat’ is not spared under the axe of CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani...

CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani opens up on alleged behaviour with BABUMOSHAI BANDOOKBAAZ producer Kiran Shroff

CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani opens up on alleged behaviour with BABUMOSHAI BANDOOKBAAZ producer Kiran Shroff

Will IFTDA support help BABUMOSHAAI BANDOOKBAAZ producer in her fight with CBFC?

New week, new film but not the same controversy, its regressively shameful and sexist. According to reports in Bombay Times, the producer of BABUMOSHAAI BANDOOKBAAZ...

Madhur’s INDU SARKAR goes the KISSA KURSEE KA way!

National Award winning director, Madhur Bhandarkar, is going through a rough patch and with the way his latest film, INDU SARKAR, has fared at the turnstile, it appears that the tough phase is going to continue, and that he will have to wait for a while to get that elusive hit...

Guess who is likely to replace Pahlaj Nihalani

Guess who is likely to replace Pahlaj Nihalani

Alankrita Shrivastava: ‘Sexual desire of women seeped naturally in LIPSTICK UNDER MY BURKHA’

Alankrita Shrivastava: 'Sexual desire of women seeped naturally in LIPSTICK UNDER MY BURKHA'

Throw the BURKHA and wash that LIPSTICK Mr Pahlaj Nihalani

Throw the BURKHA and wash that LIPISTICK Mr Pahlaj Nihalani

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