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I’m not a big man, I’m a small entity, says Prasoon Joshi

Tell Prasoon that the job of the CBFC head is to certify and not to censor, and he seems idealistic, if a bit evasive.

13 Aug 2017 12:01 AM

I have no regrets, says Pahlaj Nihalani

The ex-CBFC chairman, prides himself on being someone who wouldn’t budge.

13 Aug 2017 12:00 AM

‘I am not at all upset with it’: Pahlaj Nihalani after being removed as CBFC chief

The filmmaker says that it was the government’s call, but feels his tenure brought about significant changes in the board.

12 Aug 2017 12:53 PM

Good intent is the best beginning: New CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi

The newly appointed censor board chief said that he hoped to carry out his responsibilities in a constructive manner.

12 Aug 2017 9:39 AM

Caste reference thrown out of Toilet: Ek Prem Katha

“Aamir Khan’s Dhobi Ghat had to get a clearance from the dhobi community before it could be called that,” says a source from the CBFC.

12 Aug 2017 12:08 AM


Pahlaj Nihalani sacked, Prasoon Joshi to replace him as CBFC chief

The infamous Censor head honcho has been under the scanner for the longest time for his unpopular decisions.

11 Aug 2017 7:37 PM

Tribunal to decide Nawaz’ film’s fate

It’s reliably learnt that the Tribunal may ask the director to make some voluntary cuts, before allowing the film to be released.

07 Aug 2017 12:10 AM

Babumoshai Bandookbaaz team fumes over 48 cuts, misbehaviour with producer

The team is not happy with the cuts suggested and the objectionable behaviour of the members of the CBFC.

03 Aug 2017 10:18 AM

Indu Sarkar to release as per schedule, Supreme Court rules in favour

Bhandarkar's counsel told the bench that they have already carried out the cuts suggested by a committee of the CBFC.

27 Jul 2017 12:50 PM

Thou shall not drink... on screen

Bollywood reacts to Pahlaj Nihalani’s latest proposed ban on alcohol consumption and smoking on the screen.

27 Jul 2017 12:29 AM


CBFC’s new target: No smoking, drinking depictions on screen

“A movie where alcohol is essential would have to go with an Adult certificate,” says the CBFC chief.

25 Jul 2017 12:08 AM

Woman claiming to be Sanjay Gandhi's daughter seeks stay on Indu Sarkar

The censor board has granted a U/A certificate to the film after ordering 12 cuts, which has been complied with.

22 Jul 2017 3:33 PM

Jab Harry Met Sejal gets U/A

After all the brouhaha over sanskaar and whatnot, Jab Harry Met Sejal makes it through the CBFC with just a U/A certification.

22 Jul 2017 12:49 AM

Solution in sight for censorship?

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta points out how censorship is increasingly becoming a test of patience for filmmakers.

18 Jul 2017 12:00 AM

CBFC tightens noose on directors

We get celebrities to give their take on a current issue each week and lend their perspective to a much-discussed topic.

16 Jul 2017 12:09 AM


Shobhaa’s Take: Stop muzzling the argumentative Indian

This week’s big news revolved around a documentary on the life of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen.

15 Jul 2017 2:40 AM

Amartya Sen docu row: Nihalani asks makers to approach tribunal, advisory committee

Under attack from all quarters for bleeping certain phrases in the documentary, CBFC chief said the board was just doing its job.

14 Jul 2017 9:32 AM

Madhur Bhandarkar storms CBFC office

A reliable source from the censor office says that the director displayed aggressive behaviour due to which the board has decided to ignore his claims

14 Jul 2017 12:19 AM

Opposition voices being muzzled, says Mamata Banerjee

Film on Amartya Sen asked to mute ‘cow’, ‘Gujarat’ by CBFC for U/A certificate.

13 Jul 2017 5:13 AM

Mute ‘cow’, ‘Gujarat’ in Amartya Sen film, says CBFC

Sen, who is presently at his hometown in Santiniketan, in Birbhum, refused to be dragged into the controversy.

13 Jul 2017 2:33 AM