Censor Board

Censor Board Mutes A ‘Hanuman’ Reference From Black Panther Because Everyone Is Easily Offended

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 […]

Indians Are Pointing Out The Stupidity In Historians Reviewing A Fictional Film

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 […]

12 Movies That Were Banned In India But Really Appreciated Abroad

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 […]

These 8 Bollywood Movies Were So Controversial That They Did Not Release Theatrically!

8 movies that didn’t reach the theaters even after the shoot was complete and ready to roll out!

Varun Dhawan Can’t Talk About Alia In Judwaa 2 Without An NOC From Her!

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 […]

“I can understand Anurag Kashyap feeling happy about my departure”: Pahlaj Nihalani

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 Just Lost His Job To Prasoon Joshi And Twitter Is Already Having A Party!

Pahlaj Nihalani the chairperson of Central Board of Film Certification in India (CBFCI) got sacked today. Prasoon Joshi takes his seat.

Censor Board Orders To Trim “Hindu India”, “Cow” From Amartya Sen Documentary, Twitter Flames Up

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 […]

Tribunal Orders Censor Board ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ To Give Adult Certification

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 […]

छी छी – 5 Movies That Have Made The Censor Board Uncomfortable Since 1960

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 […]

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