A day after the decision to put on hold the ban on usage of 28 cuss words in films, the Chief Executive Officer of Central Board of Film Certification, Shravan Kumar, has claimed the list was sent out by chairperson Pahlaj Nihalani for reference purpose
Dibakar Banerjee says that decisions regarding a movie's content should be left to the filmmakers and the audience, and that the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) should only be entrusted with certifying movies appropriately
The war between censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani and CBFC member Ashoke Pandit took a new turn on Monday with the controversial 'objectionable' and 'abusive' words list being put on hold
Actress-social activist Shabana Azmi, who has slammed the Central Board of Film Certification's decision to refrain from profanity in films, has appealed to give up the British system of censorship and adopt the American one, whereby the filmmakers are liberal about their own films and censorship
The controversy over the Censor Board's list of banned 'abusive' words has taken a new turn with CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani lashing out at his colleague for publicly criticising it and defending the list
The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), in a reply to producers’ bodies, has said that the board may take over clearance of film publicity posters
The censor board has raised the hackles of Bollwyood filmmakers by issuing diktat over clearance of publicity posters and usage of cuss words in their movies
With the state government taking a critical view of the 'vulgar' AIB Roast following protests, concerns have been raised over release of Marathi film 'Chitrafit 3.0 Megapixel' that is peppered with bold content
The Punjab and Haryana High Court today declined to stay the release of controversial film 'Messenger of God (MSG)', featuring Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.
Erotic thriller 'Fifty Shades of Grey' has been given an 18 certificate by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC)
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's 'MSG: The Messenger of God' has got the Indian Censor Board's clearance and the film is set to clash with Ranbir Kapoor's 'Roy' and Mallika Sherawat's 'Dirty Politics' on February 13
The Central Board of Film Certification, popularly known as ‘Censor Board’, has often been in the news for the wrong reasons
About 17 months after its theatrical release, Indra Kumar's sex comedy 'Grand Masti' might get a television screening soon, but only after 218 cuts
The Censor Certificate still evades 'MSG: The Messenger of God' as the correction recommended by the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal were not done properly
Producer Pahlaj Nihlani, who has been appointed as the new censor board chairman following Leela Samson's resignation, today said he will strictly enforce the guidelines of the board.
Former CBFC chairperson Anupam Kher today disagreed with the claims of government interference in the statutory body under the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, saying they are "baseless and ridiculous"
Following the resignation of Chairperson Leela Samson; the Central Board of Film Certification virtually became a headless body with 9 more tendering their resignations to the I&B Ministry
Police and security agencies in Punjab and Haryana were put on alert Friday after protests against Dera Sacha Sauda sect leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim's debut movie "MSG - The Messenger of God".
Controversy over clearance to 'Messenger of God' snowballed on Friday with another censor board member resigning in support of its chief Leela Samson and protests being staged in Haryana and Delhi
The censor board's revising committee has decided against clearing Baba Ram Rahim Singh's film 'MSG: Messenger of God' and referred the film to the Appellate Tribunal