June 19, 2021 7:10 am
In November 2000, the Supreme Court had upheld a Karnataka High Court order which struck down the Centre’s “revisional powers in respect of films that are already certified by the Board”.
April 04, 2019 8:01 am
Now released: Censor board’s orders to filmmakers in early days of Indian cinema
June 06, 2017 8:47 pm
Censor Board's absurd demand to stall documentary on Kejriwal raises questions about long history of censorship of independent films tackling political issues.
June 14, 2016 9:41 am
"We respect it (verdict) and will comply with it. It is not a setback. For us it's not about victory and defeat. Film industry and the censor board are on the same page," Anurag Shrivastav, CEO, CBFC said.
June 13, 2016 7:48 pm
Director Abhishek Chaubey looked relieved after the Bombay High Court ordered Udta Punjab's release with an A certificate and only a single cut.
June 11, 2016 6:36 pm
Hansal Mehta says Pahlaj Nihalani's understanding of movies is outdated.
June 10, 2016 8:17 pm
Sudhir Mishra said he hopes that Shyam Benegal's committee report is implemented soon.
June 11, 2016 12:13 pm
Mukesh Khanna vociferously offered his support to beleaguered CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani.
June 10, 2016 11:21 am
Stating that he was "not satisfied" with the existing system of film certification, Jaitley said there are some changes that are about be made.
June 09, 2016 5:45 pm
Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani today faced heat on multiple fronts in the escalating row over "Udta Punjab".
January 09, 2016 10:25 am
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.