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CBFC denies banning ‘No fathers in Kashmir’

CBFC denies banning ‘No fathers in Kashmir’. The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) on Thursday ‘clarified’ it has not imposed any band on Oscar-nominated director Ashvin Kumar’s ‘No Father in Kashmir.’ Earlier in the day, Alia Bhatt, whose mother Soni Razdan stars in the film, had taken to social media to urge the CBFC

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Bombay HC refuses urgent hearing of Pahlaj Nihalani’s plea against CBFC

Bombay High Court’s vacation bench on Tuesday refused to urgently hear Pahlaj Nihalani plea against Central Board of Film Certification’s. Bombay HC refuses urgent hearing of Pahlaj Nihalani’s plea against CBFC suggestion of approximately 20 cuts in his upcoming production ‘Rangeela Raja. The former CBFC chairman will now mention his plea before the court again on November 12. Nihalani has

Jaipur: Rally in Chittorgarh against 'Padmaavat'

Jaipur: Rally in Chittorgarh against ‘Padmaavat’

Jaipur: Rally in Chittorgarh against ‘Padmaavat’ Jaipur – A group today took out a “Jauhar Swabhimaan” rally in Chittorgarh against the upcoming Bollywood movie ‘Padmaavat’ demanding a complete ban on it. Several women and men, who were part of the rally, were holding swords and shouted slogans against “Padmaavat” film- maker Sanjay Leela Bhansali.The rally, held under

Karni Sena draws dagger against Prasoon Joshi

On “Padmaavat” Row, Karni Sena draws dagger against CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi

Karni Sena draws dagger against Prasoon Joshi. Shri Rajput Karni Sena has vented out anger against Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief Prasoon Joshi and said he will ‘not be allowed to enter Rajasthan.’ Karni Sena leader Sukhdev Singh also said Joshi has misguided the Supreme Court, who has ordered to stay the ban on the release of controversial film

Royal family slams CBFC for clearing ‘Padmavati’ sans consent

Royal family slams CBFC for clearing ‘Padmavati’ sans consent.  Erstwhile royal of Udaipur, Vishvaraj Singh, on Saturday slammed Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) Chairman Prasson Joshi for suggesting modifications to the controversial film ‘Padmavati’ without his accord.”It is very clear that the movie is about my family. Cosmetic changes like the proposed change in name will not change the fact

Nihalani questions CBFC's role in 'Padmavati' matter

Nihalani questions CBFC’s role in ‘Padmavati’ matter

Nihalani questions CBFC’s role in ‘Padmavati’ matter. Former Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief Pahalaj Nihalani has raised questions about the censor board’s role in the controversy surrounding ‘Padmavati’, claiming that the film was sidelined by it. Nihalani, on Saturday, was commenting on the recent developments, wherein the CBFCsuggested few modifications in the controversial movie, including changing

CBFC to set up historians’ panel on ‘Padmavati’, may not release before March

CBFC to set up historians’ panel on ‘Padmavati’, may not release before March. The Central Board of Film Certification is likely to appoint a panel of historians to watch “Padmavati”, after the makers of the movie stated that it was partially based on historical facts, according to sources.The “Padmavati” team, which was hoping to get

CBFC returns Padmavati back

CBFC returns Padmavati back to Sanjay Leela Bhansali

CBFC returns Padmavati back to Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus Padmavati on Friday was sent back to the filmmaker by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) citing technical reasons. Sources said, “The movie will be reviewed as per set norms once it is sent back to the CBFC after sorting out the issue.” The film

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Toilet: Ek Prem Katha received only three cuts from CBFC

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha received only three cuts from CBFC. Akshay Kumar today said his film “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha” has been cleared by the {CBFC} Central Board of Film Certification with only three cuts. There were reports that the film certification body had asked for eight cuts but Akshay said reports were not correct.

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CBFC is just mirroring the society: Ekta Kapoor

‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ had an elaborate battle with the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) for its ‘lady oriented’ content but presenter Ekta Kapoor says they have no qualm with Pahlaj Nihalani as the board is just “mirroring the society”.Speaking at the trailer launch of the film, Ekta stressed, “I don’t have any issue

Salman Khan’s film,Tubelight given U certificate by CBFC

Salman Khan’s film,Tubelight given U certificate by CBFC . All fans of Salman here is a news for you , Salman Khan’s film, tubelights, has been given U certificate by CBFC. Children of Salman Khan’s film will also be able to go to the cinema hall. Wait for Eid .  Let me tell you that the

Not bothered how many kisses there are in Vikram Bhatt’s film: CBFC chief

Mumbai: Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson Pahlaj Nihalani has lashed out at the Bhatt camp of Bollywood, saying accusing the censor board ahead of the release of their films has become a “marketing tool” of sorts for them.Recently, Vikram Bhatt had claimed the CBFC had told him to cut down the usage of

CBFC needs overhaul, Nihalani’s ouster not enough: Kashyap

Mumbai: Welcoming the High Court’s verdict infavour of their film, “Udta Punjab” co-producer Anurag Kashyap today sought censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani’s removal and overhaul in CBFC. “We have a humongous problem with Mr Nihalani but if he goes who will come in? What’s the guarantee that if someone comes in, he will not interpret

Bombay HC overrules CBFC, clears ‘Udta Punjab’ with one cut

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday overruled the CBFC recommended 13 cuts to the Bollywood film “Udta Punjab” and cleared the film for release with one cut and three disclaimers by the filmmakers here. A division bench comprising Justice S.C. Dharmadhikari and Justice Shalini Phansalkar-Joshi also directed the Central Board of Film Certification to

Udta Punjab Row: HC blasts CBFC for ‘censoring’ instead of ‘certifying’ 

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday pulled up the censor board for insisting on “censoring” films instead of “certifying” them and asked why it was not banning “Udta Punjab” if the movie indeed glorified drugs. A divison bench comprising Justice S.C. Dharmadhikari and Justice Shalini Phansalkar-Joshi asked the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC)