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Gajendra Chauhan's appointment as FTII chief displays Modi govt's disdain for Indian cinema

Jun 16, 2015

Gajendra Chauhan's appointment as FTII chief displays Modi govt's disdain for Indian cinema

The appointment of obscure figures like Pahlaj Nihalani and Gajendra Chauhan to head institutions like CBFC and FTII shows that Indian cinema is a trivial medium for the government. #Bollywood #India #Naseeruddin Shah #Cinema #Central Board of Film Certification #FTII #Mahabharat #BR Chopra #Pahlaj Nihalani #Gajendra Chauhan #Film and Television Instituteof India #Mohan Agashe
'It's is not an adult film': Anurag Kashyap on 'A' certificate for Bombay Velvet

May 05, 2015

'It's is not an adult film': Anurag Kashyap on 'A' certificate for Bombay Velvet

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, whose Bombay Velvet has been granted an 'A' certificate by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), says he will approach the Revising Committee as he does not consider the period drama an "adult film". #Bollywood #Anurag Kashyap #Central Board of Film Certification #Bombay Velvet #adult film
Absurd to invite pandit, maulvi for 'Dharam Sankat Mein' screening: Nasser, Paresh Rawal tells CBFC

Apr 01, 2015

Absurd to invite pandit, maulvi for 'Dharam Sankat Mein' screening: Nasser, Paresh Rawal tells CBFC

Reports claim that the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) invited religious leaders for the screening of Dharam Sankat Mein. #Central Board of Film Certification #Paresh Rawal #Dharam Sankat Mein #Naseruddin
Middlemen in CBFC creating bad blood between me and film fraternity: Pahlaj Nihalani

Mar 19, 2015

Middlemen in CBFC creating bad blood between me and film fraternity: Pahlaj Nihalani

Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson Pahlaj Nihalani, who is in the news after film fraternity members reportedly complained against his autocratic ways, says no film producer can doubt his integrity. #Aamir Khan #TheySaidIt #Central Board of Film Certification #Ramesh Sippy #Pahlaj Nihalani
After Bollywood bigwigs complain, I&B minister discusses modernisation of censor board

Mar 18, 2015

After Bollywood bigwigs complain, I&B minister discusses modernisation of censor board

Some members of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) on Tuesday "unofficially" met Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and discussed modernisation of the board. #Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore #Central Board of Film Certification #Chandraprakash Dwivedi #Ashok Pandit
Censor Board strikes, bans Fifty Shades of Grey from Indian cinemas

Mar 05, 2015

Censor Board strikes, bans Fifty Shades of Grey from Indian cinemas

The film first opened in February and has grossed at least $400 million in global sales. However, for some countries the kinky storyline was too much: Malaysia, Indonesia and Kenya have banned Fifty Shades from their theatres, largely because of its sexual content. #Central Board of Film Certification #Leela Samson #Fifty Shades of Grey #Shravan Kumar
Court lifts stay on release of Mallika Sherawat's Dirty Politics

Mar 04, 2015

Court lifts stay on release of Mallika Sherawat's Dirty Politics

A day after it stayed the release of Bollywood film "Dirty Politics" in cinema halls, the Patna High Court Wednesday lifted the order, a government lawyer said. #Central Board of Film Certification #KC Bokadia #Anil Kumar Sinha
Patna High Court bans the release of Mallika Sherawat starrer 'Dirty Politics'

Mar 04, 2015

Patna High Court bans the release of Mallika Sherawat starrer 'Dirty Politics'

The Patna High Court on Tuesday banned the release of Bollywood film Dirty Politics over some objectionable scenes, a government lawyer said. #NewsTracker #Central Board of Film Certification #Patna High Court #Dirty Politics
What censor board members want: Slash Haider, no films for adults, only 'family' films

Mar 03, 2015

What censor board members want: Slash Haider, no films for adults, only 'family' films

Thanks to the Indian Express we now know what the current avatars on the Censor Board think about art, freedom of expression and culture. And to be honest we would rather have remained in the dark. #Bollywood #Indian films #Censor Board #CBFC #Central Board of Film Certification #Haider #Pahlaj Nihalani #George Baker
Censor Board to hold consultations before decision on Nihalani's list of 'abusive' words

Feb 24, 2015

Censor Board to hold consultations before decision on Nihalani's list of 'abusive' words

The censor board has decided to hold consultations with various sections of society before ittakes a call on the controversial list banning the use of "objectionable" and "abusive" words that was circulated by its chairperson Pahlaj Nihalani. #NewsTracker #Censor Board #Central Board of Film Certification #Pahlaj Nihalani #abusive words