Censor Board News
Recalling a certified film is 'dangerous, meaningless': Anand Patwardhan opposes amendments to Cinematograph Act
Patwardhan said those in the film industry should unite and challenge the proposed amendments in the court of law.
The I&B Ministry had sought suggestions for Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill, 2021 by 2 July. A letter with 3,000 signatories from the Indian film industry has opposed the proposed amendments.
Short-lived ban on 'political' plays at recent competition underscores Marathi theatre's past brushes with censorship
Firodiya Karandak, one of the most prestigious inter-college performing arts competitions held in Pune, announced that it would not be accepting plays that deal with ‘sensitive’ issues. This would have been the first time that a competition in Maharashtra, a state that hosts several such competitions, would have such a rule.
Kabir Singh: Mumbai-based doctor writes to Maharashtra health minister demanding ban on Shahid Kapoor's film
Kabir Singh narrates the story of a short-tempered surgeon played by Shahid Kapoor, who goes on a path of self-destruction, consuming drugs and alcohol after he couldn't marry his college sweetheart Preeti.
There has been no ban imposed on Uri: The Surgical Strike as the film has not even been imported
Pahlaj Nihalani claims his film Rangeela Raja was targeted because of his 'blunt views' on CBFC operations
Pahlaj Nihalani's Rangeela Raja had run into trouble after the CBFC recommended 20 cuts in the film, deeming the content 'misogynistic' and 'sexist'.
Thackeray is a biopic of Shiv Sena supremo Balasaheb Thackeray starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Amrita Rao.
Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Karan Johar meet Narendra Modi to speak about issues faced by Indian film industry
Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn and Karan johar and others met with Narendra Modi to discuss lower and uniform rates of GST for the film fraternity.
Vaarahi, who has produced the film Siva Manasula Pushpa, moved the court challenging the order of the Central Board of Film Certification directing 15 cuts and change of the names of two main characters which bore resemblance to names of two MPs from Tamil Nadu
For some reason, people assume that the “electromagnetic radiation” from cell towers is harmful.
CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi suggests new initiatives to educate audiences about film certification categories
Prasoon had replaced Pahlaj Nihalani as the CBFC chief in August 2017
Adil Hussain against CBFC banning films like his Unfreedom: They are not sociologists or psychologists
Adil Hussain-starrer Unfreedom, which was earlier banned by the Censor Board, released in India and other countries on the streaming site Netflix in April.
Race 3: Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandes-starrer reportedly cleared without a single cut, gets U/A certificate
Race 3 has an impressive ensemble cast that includes Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, Jacqueline Fernandes, Bobby Deol, Daisy Shah and Saqib Salim.
After a few Bollywood films ran into trouble with a section of the Sikhs over the depiction of the community, the Akal Takht set up of a 'Sikh Censor Board'.
Padmaavat hits screens amid protests as curious viewers flock movie halls; four states may draw Supreme Court ire for disobeying order
In Uttar Pradesh, a multiplex was vandalised in Pilkuhwa locality in Hapur district for screening Padmaavat.
Padmaavat screened across country amid tight security; BJP's Suraj Pal Amu, Karni Sena leader detained
Controversial film 'Padmaavat' was released on Thursday in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh, amid tight security arrangements and protests in several parts of the country.
UP government's move to request Centre to get the censor board to defer the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie Padmavati is an unwelcome development.
Uttar Pradesh government apprised the Centre that the release of Bollywood film "Padmavati" on 1 December will pose a law and order problem for the state.
If you want independent Kashmir, go to Pakistan, says Praveen Togadia: VHP leader no stranger to controversy
VHP leader Pravin Togadia on Sunday said those talking about "independent Kashmir" should go to Pakistan.