Actor Manoj Bajpayee, whose forthcoming film 'Aligarh' dwelling on homosexuality received an 'A' certificate from the Central Board for Film Certification, believes the concept of a 'censor board itself is a farce in a democracy'
Recalling that the rise of Hitler in Germany and imposition of emergency in India came through normal democratic process, actor Kamal Haasan said "constant vigil" is required to safeguard freedom of speech in a democracy
The controversy-ridden Censor Board goes a step ahead while certifying an upcoming film 'Direct Ishq'; changes 55 words and the meaning of several dialogues
Members of the Hindu Nyay Peeth on Wednesday protested against 'Mastizaade' film, claiming it to be indecent and vulgar. They raised slogans, saying that it was derogatory of the censor board to pass such a film.
National-award-winning actress Shabana Azmi says the censor board can work with a broader mindset provided the Cinematograph Act undergoes a revision.
In continuing war of words, director Hansal Mehta today hit back at censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani, saying he would rather quit filmmaking than seek publicity from him
Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani today alleged that director of the film 'Aligarh', Hansal Mehta is making an issue out of the A certificate given to the movie's trailer just to garner publicity
Filmmaker Hansal Mehta has expressed his anger and disappointment over the Censor Board's decision to give an A certificate to the trailer of his upcoming film 'Aligarh' starring Manoj Bajpayee and Rajkummar Rao. Expressing his anger, Mehta said the Censor Board is behaving like a 'homophobic society'
National Award winning filmmamker Hansal Mehta says he was surprised when the censor board asked for certain cuts in his upcoming 'Aligarh'
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Stating that the censor board revamp committee is there to do a "thorough job" and not simply "window dressing", the panel head and veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal today said he will ask the government to extend its two-month term if the report is not ready by that time-frame.
Veteran actor Govind Namdeo says he is confident his upcoming historical film 'Solar Eclipse', based on Mahatma Gandhi's assassination, will not face any problem with the censor board
Actor-filmmaker Kamal Hassan and director Gautam Ghosh were today included in the Shyam Benegal committee that has been set up by the government to holistically look into the functioning of controversy ridden Censor Board making it a six-member body
The Censor Board continues playing prude even with a film that claims to be India's first porn-com. A few things in 'Kyaa Kool Hai Hum 3' that Censors found offensive
Union I&B minister Arun Jaitely has meeting with Shyam Benegal committee yesterday in Mumbai; sources say he wants govt to be saved from further embarrassment
The Shyam Benegal committee, formed to look into the revamp of Censor Board, on Saturday met Information and Broadcasting minister Arun Jaitley here and discussed the possible changes in guidelines for clearing movies
Girish Kumar says even though the premise of his upcoming film 'Loveshhuda' might look bold, he is not anticipating any trouble from the censor board
Producer Ritesh Sidhwani says that the current guidelines of the censor board are outdated since cinema has evolved and hence needs changes.
Filmmaker Prakash Jha says the cuts demanded by the censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani in his upcoming Priyanka Chopra-starrer 'Jai Gangaajal', including the removal of word 'saala', are not justified
Filmmaker Prakash Jha has accused censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani of asking for bizarre cuts in his upcoming Priyanka Chopra-starrer 'Jai Gangaajal', including the removal of word 'saala'