How Ministry of Defence's demand to vet films on Army comes as yet another blow to hopes of reforms at CBFC
A recurrent demand of the fraternity has been to contain CBFC’s role to certification and categorisation of films based on target audience and demography, as is the practice in mature democracies, shedding the paternalistic approach to censoring and seeking amendments in films.
Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is based on the life of IAF officer Gunjan Saxena who became the first woman pilot to take part in the 1999 Kargil war.
Swara Bhaskar claims Prasoon Joshi must've 'misunderstood' scene from her show Rasbhari after CBFC chief's criticism
Prasoon Joshi said he is 'saddened' with the 'irresponsible content' of Rasbhari, stating creators should rethink 'freedom of expression.'
Ayushmann Khurrana on Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan: 'This film is targeted for the average Indian homophobe'
Ayushmann Khurrana explains why Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan has been designed as a family entertainer, aimed at penetrating the lowest common denominator.
Love Aaj Kal: CBFC trims Sara Ali Khan, Kartin Aaryan's intimate scene, mutes expletives from Imitiaz Ali's film
Despite being given a U/A certificate, the CBFC has suggested several cuts to Imitiaz Ali's Love Aaj Kal.
Ram Gopal Varma's Kamma Rajyamlo Kadapa Reddlu in trouble after Andhra government demands change in title
Ram Gopal Varma has also cast multiple lookalikes in the film, so as to give audiences an authentic feel of the times.
CBFC says it didn't ask for Ford vs Ferrari cuts; but self-censorship also points to shrinking space for dissent in India
Joshi told PTI, “This is to clarify once and for all that CBFC never asked the makers of Ford vs Ferrari to blur any shots in the film."
The CBFC chairperson and the board also urged people to not drag them into such "manufactured controversies"
Ahead of Ford vs Ferrari release in India, CBFC reportedly blurs out alcohol bottles from scene in film
Directed by James Mangold, Ford vs Ferrari had its premiere at the Telluride Film Festival with critics lauding the cast, lead by Matt Damon and Christian Bale
Yeh Saali Aashiqui trailer: Amrish Puri's grandson Vardhan makes film debut in this romantic thriller
Helmed by Cherag Ruparel, Yeh Saali Aashiqui, is produced by Dr Jayantilal Gada's PEN India Ltd and Rajeev Amrish Puri.
Vardhan Puri will be paired opposite debutant Shivaleeka Oberoi in Yeh Saali Aashiqui.
Ophelie Wiel on her new book on Hindi cinema, why Bollywood lacks global appeal, sexism in the industry
French writer and film scholar Ophelie Wiel's book Rendezvous with Hindi Cinema takes the reader to Bollywood's backstage. In a series of 20 interviews conducted with many well-known and lesser-known names from Indian cinema, Wiel paints a holistic picture of modern-day Bollywood that seemingly accommodates insiders and outliers alike.
CBFC gets new logo, certificate design; Vidya Balan, Kangana Ranaut, Prakash Javadekar attend unveiling
CBFC chairman Prasoon Joshi conceptualised the new look and the design and was executed by designer Rohit Devgun, an official release said
The petitioner alleged that Article 15 had objectionable dialogues spreading rumour and caste hatred in society
Judgemental Hai Kya is directed by Prakash Kovelamudi from a script by Kanika Dhillon.
Mental Hai Kya: Kangana Ranaut says film will get new title as CBFC thinks original one is 'too harsh'
Mental Hai Kya has been granted a U/A certificate and the makers have been asked to make some minor changes to the final cut.
Article 15: CBFC grants Anubhav Sinha-Ayushmann Khurrana's social drama U/A certificate after 5 modifications
The CBFC has cleared Anubhav Sinha-Ayushmann Khurrana's Article 15 after several changes, including replacing derogatory words with their toned-down versions
Kabir Singh: CBFC member Vani Tripathi Tikoo criticises Shahid Kapoor's film, calls it 'terribly misogynstic'
CBFC member Vani Tripathi Tikoo has criticised Shahid Kapoor's Kabir Singh as 'extremely violent', highlighting how big stars should choose films responsibly
The producers of Mental Kya Hai, CBFC and IPS representatives will hold a meeting on 19 June to discuss the fate of the movie's title