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Hate Story 4 gets 'A' certificate by CBFC, director says the film is 'clearly targeted towards adult audience'
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Hate Story 4 gets 'A' certificate by CBFC, director says the film is 'clearly targeted towards adult audience'

Director Vishal Pandya says that like the previous installments of Hate Story, its fourth part, which is "clearly" targeted towards an adult audience, has also received an 'A' certificate

Karni Sena welcomes censor board chief Prasoon Joshi's decision to skip Jaipur Literature Festival
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Karni Sena welcomes censor board chief Prasoon Joshi's decision to skip Jaipur Literature Festival

The Shree Rajput Karni Sena on Saturday welcomed censor board chief Prasoon Joshi's decision not to attend the Jaipur Literature Festival.

Prasoon Joshi opts out of Jaipur Literature Festival; cites threats from Karni Sena over CBFC's nod to Padmaavat
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Prasoon Joshi opts out of Jaipur Literature Festival; cites threats from Karni Sena over CBFC's nod to Padmaavat

CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi will not be attending the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival in the wake of the threats issued by the Rajput Karni Sena over Padmaavati

Shivendra Singh Dungarpur on his 7-hour documentary CzechMate, the longest film to be certified in India
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Shivendra Singh Dungarpur on his 7-hour documentary CzechMate, the longest film to be certified in India

CzechMate has a run time of 7 hours, and it tells the story of 20 Czech New Wave film directors through 85 interviews | #FirstCulture

Mukkabaaz gets U/A certificate; director Anurag Kashyap thanks Prasoon Joshi, Smriti Irani
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Mukkabaaz gets U/A certificate; director Anurag Kashyap thanks Prasoon Joshi, Smriti Irani

Anurag Kashyap's Mukkabaaz has been given a U/A certificate by the CBFC and the director says he is grateful to censor board chief Prasoon Joshi

Twitter has field day mocking CBFC suggestion of changing Padmavati film title to 'Padmavat'
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Twitter has field day mocking CBFC suggestion of changing Padmavati film title to 'Padmavat'

The censor board's suggestion to Sanjay Leela Bhansali to change the title of his film "Padmavati" to "Padmavat" has led to a flurry of reactions on Twitter with many users poking fun at the latest development

AIMIM, Congress join hands over National Anthem row, say nationalism cannot be defined by refusal to stand
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AIMIM, Congress join hands over National Anthem row, say nationalism cannot be defined by refusal to stand

Not standing up when the National Anthem is played before a movie at a theatre cannot define a person's nationalism, say politicians across the board.

Padmavati: Prasoon Joshi says CBFC needs 'time' to make 'balanced' decision about film
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Padmavati: Prasoon Joshi says CBFC needs 'time' to make 'balanced' decision about film

CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi says censor board is trying to come up with a "balanced decision" about Padmavati but it should be given adequate space, time to do so

Padmavati: Karnataka Home Minister directs DGP to ensure security for Deepika Padukone; MLA Devender Rana calls for ban in J&K
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Padmavati: Karnataka Home Minister directs DGP to ensure security for Deepika Padukone; MLA Devender Rana calls for ban in J&K

Ramalinga Reddy wrote to DGP of Karnataka directing him to ensure amped up security for Deepika Padukone and her family. Devender Rana urges Mehbooba Mufti to ban the release of Padmavati in Jammu and Kashmir

Padmavati: Makers say CBFC 'looking the other way';  feel compelled to show film at 'other forums' for clearance
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Padmavati: Makers say CBFC 'looking the other way'; feel compelled to show film at 'other forums' for clearance

Ajit Andhare, COO of Viacom18 Motion Pictures called it an irony that the people who are supposed to watch the movie are 'looking the other way'

In calling for release of Padmavati to be deferred, UP govt has set a dangerous, damaging precedent
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In calling for release of Padmavati to be deferred, UP govt has set a dangerous, damaging precedent

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.

Mersal: Prasoon Joshi says CBFC did not demand cuts in Telugu version of Vijay-starrer
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Mersal: Prasoon Joshi says CBFC did not demand cuts in Telugu version of Vijay-starrer

After the row regarding Mersal's Telugu release, Prasoon Joshi said, "Let's not use the CBFC for some commercial reasons or for somebody's political career"

Mersal: Vijay-starrer is a super hit at the box-office, but stirs up hornet's nest in politics
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Mersal: Vijay-starrer is a super hit at the box-office, but stirs up hornet's nest in politics

Vijay's Mersal, directed by Atlee, offers criticism of GST and the Digital India initiative

An Insignificant Man: Vice media's biographical film on Arvind Kejriwal set to release on 17 November
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An Insignificant Man: Vice media's biographical film on Arvind Kejriwal set to release on 17 November

Directed by Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla, An Insignificant Man is a non-fiction political thriller that chronicles the rise of Kejriwal from a social activist to a politician.

Malayalam film Sexy Durga denied approval for MAMI screening; majoritarian move or legitimate concern?
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Malayalam film Sexy Durga denied approval for MAMI screening; majoritarian move or legitimate concern?

The I&B ministry has denied exemption to Sanal Kumar Sasidharan's film Sexy Durga for MAMI screening, stating it could hurt religious sentiments.

Malayalam film Ka Bodyscapes receives 'A' certificate after long drawn battle with CBFC
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Malayalam film Ka Bodyscapes receives 'A' certificate after long drawn battle with CBFC

Jayan Cherian's Ka Bodyscapes finally receives an 'A' certificate with four suggested excisions and a modification by the CBFC

CBFC clears Haseena Parkar with minor cuts, passes Jr NTR's Jai Lava Kusa with no changes
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CBFC clears Haseena Parkar with minor cuts, passes Jr NTR's Jai Lava Kusa with no changes

The CBFC has given both Haseena Parkar and Jai Lava Kusa a 'U/A' certificate

CBFC reportedly bans film titled X Zone due to graphic love making scenes, nudity
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CBFC reportedly bans film titled X Zone due to graphic love making scenes, nudity

The Central Board of Film Certification, under the chairmanship of Prasoon Joshi, has banned a film titled X Zone on grounds of graphic nudity.

Under new chief Prasoon Joshi, CBFC denies certification to 'excessively violent' Toofan Singh
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Under new chief Prasoon Joshi, CBFC denies certification to 'excessively violent' Toofan Singh

Under Prasoon Joshi's charge, the CBFC has refused to certify Punjabi film Toofan Singh

CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi reports unwell on Day 1; Pahlaj Nihalani reportedly takes over in his absence
Bollywood

CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi reports unwell on Day 1; Pahlaj Nihalani reportedly takes over in his absence

The appointment of the new CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi, who replaced Pahlaj Nihalani, was applauded by many in the film industry.