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Narendra Modi biopic won't release during LS polls, says EC, dubs such films 'surrogate publicity'; order applicable to NaMo TV as well, claim reports
Politics

Narendra Modi biopic won't release during LS polls, says EC, dubs such films 'surrogate publicity'; order applicable to NaMo TV as well, claim reports

The Election Commission has stalled the release of PM Narendra Modi, a day before its release. The polling watchdog has held that biopics are 'surrogate publicity' and 'threaten level playing field".

PM Narendra Modi: Release of Vivek Oberoi starrer indefinitely delayed; CBFC chief says film yet to be certified
Entertainment

PM Narendra Modi: Release of Vivek Oberoi starrer indefinitely delayed; CBFC chief says film yet to be certified

PM Narendra Modi with Vivek Oberoi in the titular role has been directed by Omung Kumar.

No Fathers in Kashmir: After eight-month-long CBFC tussle, Ashvin Kumar's film to release on 5 April
Entertainment

No Fathers in Kashmir: After eight-month-long CBFC tussle, Ashvin Kumar's film to release on 5 April

No Fathers in Kashmir is all set to release on 5 April, makers of the film announced with a new poster from the film.

No Fathers in Kashmir: Ashvin Kumar's directorial starring Soni Razdan finally gets U/A certificate
Entertainment

No Fathers in Kashmir: Ashvin Kumar's directorial starring Soni Razdan finally gets U/A certificate

Ashvin Kumar's No Fathers in Kashmir stars Soni Razdan, Kulbhushan Kharbanda and Anshuman Jha.

Censor Board refuses to certify film titled #MeToo; filmmaker files petition in Delhi High Court
Entertainment

Censor Board refuses to certify film titled #MeToo; filmmaker files petition in Delhi High Court

Directed by Harsh Warrdhan, #MeToo is 110-minute indie film about a young woman being kidnapped and sexually assaulted in a moving car.

Gully Boy: CBFC shortens Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt's intimate scene, removes cuss words from Zoya Akhtar's film
Entertainment

Gully Boy: CBFC shortens Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt's intimate scene, removes cuss words from Zoya Akhtar's film

The CBFC has awarded Gully Boy a UA certificate after editing a scene between Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh and removing several swear words

Words Count Festival 2019: Smriti Irani, Prasoon Joshi, Pavan Varma to speak at day-long event
India

Words Count Festival 2019: Smriti Irani, Prasoon Joshi, Pavan Varma to speak at day-long event

At the Words Count Festival, Pavan Varma, the author of works such as Being Indian and Adi Shankaracharya: Hinduism's Greatest Thinker will be awarded the WordSmith 2019 prize

Thackeray: Shiv Sena members stage protest in Mumbai theatre before screening of Nawazuddin Siddiqui's film
Entertainment

Thackeray: Shiv Sena members stage protest in Mumbai theatre before screening of Nawazuddin Siddiqui's film

Shiv Sena workers reportedly staged protest in a Vashi multiplex in Mumbai over alleged non-installation of Thackeray posters inside the cinema hall.

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi gets U/A certification from CBFC amidst reported Karni Sena protests
Entertainment

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi gets U/A certification from CBFC amidst reported Karni Sena protests

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi had earlier provoked severe protests from political outfits who had claimed to be part of Karni Sena

Thackeray: Producer Sanjay Raut says Hindi version of upcoming biopic cleared by CBFC
Entertainment

Thackeray: Producer Sanjay Raut says Hindi version of upcoming biopic cleared by CBFC

Thackeray is a biopic of Shiv Sena supremo Balasaheb Thackeray starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Amrita Rao.

Thackeray: Sanjay Raut says 'nobody can ban' film, following CBFC's objection to certain scenes
Entertainment

Thackeray: Sanjay Raut says 'nobody can ban' film, following CBFC's objection to certain scenes

Thackeray is based on the life and times of Shiv Sena founder Balasaheb Thackeray.

Thackeray: CBFC objects to three dialogues in Balasaheb's biopic starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Entertainment

Thackeray: CBFC objects to three dialogues in Balasaheb's biopic starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Thackeray, based on the life and times of Shiv Sena supremo Balasaheb Thackeray has been directed by Abhijit Panse.

RBI governor Urjit Patel has been a victim of NDA sledging, which is simply not cricket
Business

RBI governor Urjit Patel has been a victim of NDA sledging, which is simply not cricket

It must be remembered that unlike his predecessor Raghuram Rajan, Urjit Patel supported, not so reluctantly, the controversial 2016 decision to demonetise high-value currency notes.

Kangana Ranaut on Manikarnika dues controversy: 'Will not promote film even if one labourer's money is stuck'
Entertainment

Kangana Ranaut on Manikarnika dues controversy: 'Will not promote film even if one labourer's money is stuck'

Kangana Ranaut's film Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi will release on 25 January, 2019.

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi— Producer Kamal Jain denies non-payment of dues expect for one vendor
Entertainment

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi— Producer Kamal Jain denies non-payment of dues expect for one vendor

According to Federation of Western India Cine Employees, it's been three months since Manikarnika producers cleared dues of workers

Vishal Bhardwaj on censorship in cinema, digital platforms: 'Films are such a soft target for every evil that exists in society'
Entertainment

Vishal Bhardwaj on censorship in cinema, digital platforms: 'Films are such a soft target for every evil that exists in society'

Vishal Bhardwaj said films are a “soft target” for anything and everything that goes wrong with the society.

CBFC says Pahlaj Nihalani's Rangeela Raja promotes misogyny, glorifies violence against women
Entertainment

CBFC says Pahlaj Nihalani's Rangeela Raja promotes misogyny, glorifies violence against women

Rangeela Raja, written and produced by Pahlaj Nihalani, stars Govinda, Shakti Kapoor and Prem Chopra.

Mohalla Assi, Sunny Deol and Sakshi Tanwar's film, denied certification by CBFC for promo without cuts
Entertainment

Mohalla Assi, Sunny Deol and Sakshi Tanwar's film, denied certification by CBFC for promo without cuts

This hindrance comes after a long battle of Mohalla Assi with censorship that the makers won after court's intervention and their agreement to edit one scene.

Adil Hussain against CBFC banning films like his Unfreedom: They are not sociologists or psychologists
Entertainment

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.