PM Narendra Modi cleared by CBFC with 'U' certificate

PM Narendra Modi, the biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will now hit screens on April 11. The Vivek Oberoi starrer faced the ire of opposition parties and was also called a 'propaganda film'.

For public viewing: ‘Omit shots of Nimmi resting head on breast of Raj Kapoor, amorous gestures’

Now released: Censor board’s orders to filmmakers in early days of Indian cinema


Accidental Prime Minister: Punjabi board moves CBFC against film

Charan Singh Sapra, president of PCHB and former member of legislative council, said the movie was also a violation of Section 295 (A) that pertains to deliberate act to hurt religious sentiments.

Vishal Bhardwaj: Censor board is deaf

Vishal Bhardwaj believes the Central Board of Films Certification pays no heed to the concerns of filmmakers. He feels that they turn a deaf ear to the filmmakers.

Bombay HC directs appellate body to expeditiously hear Pahlaj Nihalani’s appeal

Nihalani, in his petition filed through his lawyer Ashok Saraogi, was seeking direction to quash the November 2, 2016, order of the CBFC and grant necessary certification, either Universal (U) or Universal with Adult (UA), for the film that is produced by Nihalani.

Fighting for a Voice

Ashvin Kumar issues an open letter to Prasoon Joshi after his film, No Fathers in Kashmir, hits censor roadblock


Plea against cuts in Rangeela Raja: Bombay HC refuses to grant interim relief to Pahlaj Nihalani

Justice R I Chagla said that at this stage, the court was “not inclined to pass any order granting an interim relief...the petitioners are always open to seek review of order before revising committee or film certification appellate tribunal”.

Common people, not AIADMK, protested against screening of 'Sarkar': Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami

On Thursday, different wings of AIADMK allegedly staged protests against the Tamil film 'Sarkar' for its reported reference to former Chief Minister J Jayalalitha and its alleged depiction of some of the government schemes in a negative light.

Sarkar's re-edited version to be screened from today

Sarkar's re-edited version will be showcased across screens, starting Friday evening. Directed by AR Murugadoss, the movie stars Vijay, Keerthy Suresh, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar and Radha Ravi among others.

CBFC chief on Kashmir references in Mission: Impossible - Fallout: Integrity of India's borders non-negotiable

References of Kashmir were omitted from Mission Impossible Fallout. CBFC head Prasoon Joshi said that integrity of our country's borders cannot be compromised for the sake of entertainment.

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Opinion | Why Have 63 Children Died At Gorakhpur Government Hospital?

Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: Although the deaths are being blamed on infections and possible disruption of oxygen supply in the paediatrics ward, the hospital and district administration have dismissed the lack of oxygen supply as a reason for the tragedy. To know more about the story watch out the video.    

Minimal use of `scissors` will be focused on: Shyam Benegal

Mumbai, Jan 09 (ANI): Director and screenwriter Shyam Benegal on Saturday said that the main attempt is to minimize the use of scissors while certifying films, which means the committee, will need to grade films more carefully. He further said that the committee will have to work on the guidelines as India is a complex and diverse society.