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Censor Board: a one-man show or a rotten system?

In recent times, the CBFC has stirred up many controversies. It’s time we go to the root of the problem and recognise it for what it is.

13 Jul 2017 12:05 AM

Oppn voice being muzzled: Mamata on CBFC direction on Amartya Sen documentary

In her Twitter handle, Mamata Banerjee said if somebody like Amartya Sen cannot express himself freely, what hope does common citizen have.

12 Jul 2017 7:18 PM

Mute 'cow', 3 more words: CBFC to director of Amartya Sen documentary

The controversial board wants 'Gujarat', 'Hindutva view of India' and 'Hindu India' muted as well.

12 Jul 2017 3:07 PM

Madhur Bhandarkar 'appalled' at 14 cuts suggested by CBFC for Indu Sarkar

The filmmaker has said the censor board has asked for 14 cuts in the film , which is set against the backdrop of Emergency.

12 Jul 2017 9:55 AM

Madhur Bhandarkar wants leniency

Kirti Kulhari, the heroine who plays the role of Indu, says she is not stressed.

10 Jul 2017 12:12 AM


I enjoy using my brain when watching a film: Konkona

Lipstick Under My Burkha has had its share of a fight with the CBFC to get a certificate.

07 Jul 2017 12:11 AM

When Pahlaj Nihalani got roasted on social media

The Twitterati helped along by the news channel in question, started a campaign, and soon enough, one lakh votes were gathered.

05 Jul 2017 12:51 AM

I am below 18, so I can't vote: SRK on Nihalani's voting challenge regarding JHMS trailer

He said he, the director Imtiaz Ali and co-star Anushka Sharma will never be disrespectful through their films.

27 Jun 2017 11:52 AM

TV ban on Danish Girl overturned

The CBFC had cleared the film for a theatrical release in January and granted it an A certificate.

04 Jun 2017 1:49 AM

Don’t reject films; cut, modify them: Tribunal to CBFC

The FCAT observation was made while allowing the appeal of Khalid Kidwai, director Rambhajjan Zindabaad.

03 Jun 2017 12:39 AM


Censoring India for the West

CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani has upset filmmakers by saying movies taken to festivals abroad need certification.

27 May 2017 12:12 AM

Chopped scenes of several movies flood Web, censor seeks help

The CBFC has sought the ministry’s guidance and suitable amendment to the Cinematography Act so that such “mischief” can be plugged.

01 May 2017 2:57 AM

Pahlaj Nihalani hits back at Amol Palekar

Nihalani sees a hidden agenda in Palekar’s tirade against censorship.

21 Apr 2017 12:10 AM

Sonakshi Sinha's Noor makers asked to remove 'sex toy', 'Dalit' from film

The Pahlaj Nihalani-led board has asked to replace the word ‘sex toy’ with ‘adult site’ and remove 'Dalit.'

18 Apr 2017 4:44 PM

SC notice to Centre over Palekar’s plea on CBFC

Palekar sought a declaration that the present CBFC was incompetent to carry out functions under the said act.

18 Apr 2017 1:57 AM


Pahlaj Nihalani led Censor Board walks out of Maatr screening in 10 minutes?

The film depicts the plight of a vengeful mother seeking justice for her sexually abused daughter.

16 Apr 2017 12:26 PM

We’re aping the West, it’s unfortunate, says Asha Parekh

Veteran actor Asha Parekh, whose biography will soon hit the stands, speaks about the ups and downs of her B’wood life and her own personal struggles.

16 Apr 2017 3:31 AM

Respect transgenders, CBFC tells team Begum

The CBFC has also asked the word ‘saali’ to be removed whenever spoken in context of the country’s Independence.

11 Apr 2017 12:17 AM

Learning is a never-ending process, says Prakash Jha

Known for his hard-hitting movies, Prakash Jha opens up about the women in his life.

02 Apr 2017 6:08 AM

What’s age got to do with it?

A new wave in Bollywood is challenging stereotypes of older women, reasserting the idea that age is just a number.

28 Mar 2017 12:08 AM