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Pahlaj Nihalani objects to British certification

Former chairperson of CBFC, Pahlaj Nihalani, wonders how movies can be sent to the overseas boards, without clearance in India.

25 Nov 2017 12:06 AM

No more sweeping under the rug

While Bollywood has seen its share of sting operations over the years, little was spoken about this issue.

17 Oct 2017 12:04 AM

We can’t do anything till guidelines don’t change, says Pahlaj Nihalani

He then attacked actresses for their sartorial choices on the red carpet.

21 Sep 2017 12:27 AM

Pahlaj Nihalani’s film Julie 2 gets the censors’ all-clear

Now, Julie 2 has been cleared by the CBFC with an ‘Adult’ certificate with no cuts.

13 Sep 2017 12:39 AM

Prasoon Joshi holds first meet as CBFC head

The meeting was attended by board members Gautami Tadimalla, Vidya Balan and Vivek Agnihotri among others.

12 Sep 2017 3:14 PM


'I am 'sanskaari', it's in our mitti': Pahlaj Nihalani on backing erotic film Julie 2

After being questioned for double standards for backing 'Julie 2' following his stint as CBFC chief, Nihalani defended his decision.

05 Sep 2017 12:06 PM

Pahlaj Nihalani takes on the casting couch

Pahlaj Nihalani's first step back into production post-CBFC is Julie 2.

05 Sep 2017 12:22 AM

'Sanskaari' Nihalani to present erotic film 'Julie 2' days after being sacked as CBFC chief

After raising objections against several films for sex scenes, the filmmaker didn't have any issues backing an erotic film.

04 Sep 2017 2:50 PM

Digging up old graves

With the release of her film Simran looming just around the corner, Kangana Ranaut is once again embroiled in controversy.

03 Sep 2017 12:10 AM

Pahlaj Nihalani hits back at the film industry

The former CBFC head minced no words as he spoke about movies mired in controversies in the clearing stage.

20 Aug 2017 12:31 AM


Here’s why Pahlaj Nihalani got fired

Ekta Kapoor’s complaint to Smriti Irani against Nihalani had led to his dismissal.

15 Aug 2017 12:28 AM

All of us, who have joined, will make a difference; It has to be done together: Prasoon Joshi

“One hopes to make a positive difference with the guidance and support of respected minds,” he said.

13 Aug 2017 8:52 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


Pahlaj Nihalani sacked, Prasoon Joshi is censor chief

Nihalani, who led the censor board from one controversy to another was appointed to head the board in January 2015.

12 Aug 2017 1:47 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

Reducing cinema to a vice

Moreover, banning of drinking and smoking scenes on screen is contradictory to reality off the screen.

26 Jul 2017 12:13 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

Pahlaj Nihalani sends a legal notice to IIFA for defamation

The matter is gone legal now, so I’ll say only one thing. I know when to laugh and when to make others cry: Pahlaj Nihalani

23 Jul 2017 12:11 AM