Offence ka lena aur dena should be out National past-time. With low employment rates and incendiary debates on news channels, Indians seemed to have resorted to the thing they know best – getting their feelings hurt. In a recent debacle, CBFC didn’t want to take a chance with this and edited out ‘Hanuman’ from Marvel […]
Padmavati’s faith still remains undecided. The CBFC has set up a six-member panel to review Padmavati. BL Gupta and RS Khangarot are reportedly amongst the members of the panel. In November, Khangarot argued on The Print website that “There is evidence that Padmini existed”, “This movie [Padmavati] attempts to romanticise jauhar”. and that “The movie, I believe, has […]
For a moment in time, the Indian Censor Board went all ban baja baraat, objecting to content in movies left, right and centre. But even though there may be objectionable or challenging content, audiences in the country are demanding that art and agenda be kept separate. For creators to be given some liberty over their […]
8 movies that didn’t reach the theaters even after the shoot was complete and ready to roll out!
We all know that Varun and Alia are really good friends and made their Bollywood debut together with ‘Student of The Year’. The two have certainly come a long way since then and have managed to make their own place in the industry. However, despite being this close, Varun has been asked to get an NOC (No […]
Can you guess what is Pahlaj Nihalani’s farewell gift to the industry? The former chairman of the Censor Board has been always been in the limelight, we all know why. Before being replaced by Parsoon Joshi, Pahlaj Nihalani has demanded cuts in ‘A Gentleman’. The kiss between the leads is apparently ‘mannerless’. In a recent […]
Pahlaj Nihalani the chairperson of Central Board of Film Certification in India (CBFCI) got sacked today. Prasoon Joshi takes his seat.
Dr. Amartya Sen is a well-known economist and Nobel Laureate in India and recently a documentary made on him is suffering in the hands of the CBFC. The censor board that is known to flame controversies bases on its illogical and sometimes biased censors, is back in news for another irrelevant demand. The documentary is […]
Remember when The Central Board Film Certification (CBFC) headed by Pahlaj Nihalani refused to certify the movie for its “sexual content, abusive words and audio pornography”? The film, Lipstick Under My Burkha will finally get an adult certificate. In the way that can be described as #epicburn, The Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) asked for the […]
Ever since its inception, the Censor Board of Film Certification has taken its duties very seriously. Making certain that the public’s sensitive eyes are not subject to harsher subject matter. Recently, they were ruffled by The Danish Girl’s content being ‘questionable’. Moving against a scheduled telecast of the Oscar-winning movie on 26th March. Their reasoning for […]