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Pahlaj Nihalani-led CBFC bans telecast of The Danish Girl for 'sensitive subject'

The board reportedly denied persmission for the film to be telecast on Sunday for its 'controversial subject.'

27 Mar 2017 1:44 PM

United they stand

Unfazed by the CBFC playing big brother, filmmakers and scriptwriters are ready to take charge and forge a new way for cinema.

25 Mar 2017 12:03 AM

CBFC allows only two slap scenes in Phillauri

The CBFC apparently wanted the entire slapping sequence removed from the movie.

24 Mar 2017 12:05 AM

And the blame game continues

Who is responsible when a minor elopes with her boyfriend after watching too many films? The censor board, says the High Court.

22 Mar 2017 12:05 AM

Ekta Kapoor looks to the web to release adult content

Ken, who claimed he was trying to level up explicit content in Bollywood was left shocked at the board’s reaction to it.

12 Mar 2017 12:17 AM


No religious needling, says Pahlaj Nihalani

I wasn’t the chairperson when PK was certified: Pahlaj

11 Mar 2017 12:20 AM

CBFC is playing a detrimental role, says Swara Bhaskar

The film, set to release in June this year, has been slapped with around 11 cuts by the CBFC.

10 Mar 2017 12:11 AM

Swara is a strong, vocal woman, says Avinash Das

Avinash Das talks about filmmaking in India, being at the receiving end of CBFC’s diktat and more.

07 Mar 2017 12:06 AM

‘Censorship is a unique form of colonialism’

Fiction is a space where you know the content emerges from the imagination of the filmmaker, inspired by real life events.

05 Mar 2017 12:48 AM

San Pachattar turns apolitical after CBFC’s directions

Starring Kay Kay Menon and Kirti Kulhari, the film is set during the Emergency, when the first mobile phone arrived in India.

02 Mar 2017 12:22 AM


Wrap-up: Sanskari Censor Board — A deja vu

The film’s director Alankrita Shrivastava criticised the CBFC’s decision saying it is an “assault on women’s rights”.

27 Feb 2017 6:18 AM

Shah Rukh Khan reacts to CBFC's ban on Lipstick Under My Burkha

The actor was speaking at the Yash Chopra Memorial Award ceremony, wher ehe was honoured.

26 Feb 2017 12:25 PM

Pahlaj Nihalani defends CBFC ban on Lipstick Under My Burkha

The CBFC chief says that the board had objection to the content of the film and hence refused a certificate.

25 Feb 2017 3:46 PM

Farhan, Benegal miffed about Lipstick Under My Burkha's censor snub

The CBFC's decision to refuse a censor certificate to the film has not gone down well with B-Town celebrities.

24 Feb 2017 3:25 PM

Penalised for being unladylike?

The CBFC is far from impressed with the film that has been praised at several international film festivals.

24 Feb 2017 12:19 AM


Lipstick Under My Burkha denied censor certificate owing to 'contentious sex scenes'

The film's trailer had impressed cinephiles with its exploration of feminine sexuality.

23 Feb 2017 9:32 PM

Rangoon chopped by 40 mins just before release

The change was made after the film was certified by the CBFC, to make the film tighter and more viewer-friendly.

21 Feb 2017 12:33 AM

Censor board for ‘transparency’

Under the proposed policy film producers will be able to submit their films for certification through an online process.

12 Feb 2017 2:41 AM

Now, Badrinath faces radical wrath

CBFC has received a letter from a Hindu organisation saying that the film’s hero Varun Dhawan must not be named Badrinath.

11 Feb 2017 12:21 AM

Vidya Balan’s hookah act

The actress will also be sporting a husky voice to go with her look in Begum Jaan.

08 Feb 2017 5:57 AM