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Swara shamed for joining Lipstick Under my Burkha rebels

Swara Bhaskar has carved for herself an unmistakable niche in the industry, courtesy her gritty and incredibly layered portrayals on-screen.

16 Jul 2017 12:10 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

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

Censoring Sen outrageous

Nowhere is this more apparent than in the censor board, which has anyway far outlived its usefulness.

14 Jul 2017 12:22 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


Parineeti: We're becoming overstrict, should give freedom to directors

Recently, CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani objected to the use of word 'intercourse' in Shah Rukh Khan's 'Jab Harry Met Sejal's teaser.

01 Jul 2017 10:36 AM

Cornered by reporter, Pahlaj Nihalani goes into silent mode

Ever since Pahlaj Nihalani joined CBFC as its chief, he's often managed to grab the limelight with his antics.

01 Jul 2017 9:30 AM

Watch: Lipstick Under My Burkha's trailer is extremely bold and daring

The controversial film traces the story of four women who rebel and escape their tiresome lives.

28 Jun 2017 9:32 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

Pahlaj Nihalani throws challenge at Shah Rukh Khan

The CBFC chief clashes with Shah Rukh Khan, to allow him to retain the word ‘intercourse’ in Jab Harry Met Sejal’s trailer, with a stern warning.

27 Jun 2017 1:31 AM


CBFC’s ‘ban-ban’ saga continues

All these guys who are sitting at the Censor Board are disillusioned and oblivious.

24 Jun 2017 12:17 AM

CBFC slams Anushka-Shah Rukh’s ‘intercourse indemnity’ dialogue

Shockingly, Nihalani says the dialogue about sex in the trailer has been ordered out by the CBFC.

22 Jun 2017 12:31 AM

Unclean for the screen

Pahlaj, however, is known to stir controversies out of nothing — especially by making regressive statements.

19 Jun 2017 12:13 AM

CBFC chief wants Akshay's 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' to be tax-free

The trailer of the much-awaited movie will be out on June 11.

09 Jun 2017 9:25 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

Baahubali is for adults only Singapore

Pahlaj Nihalani, the censor chief in India, says, “We granted Baahubali 2 with a ‘UA’ with virtually no cuts.

16 May 2017 12:09 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

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