February 25, 2020 3:59 am
The CBFC made the submission before a bench of Justice A A Sayed and Justice Anuja Prabhudesai, responding to the plea filed by the wife of the main accused in the explosion case seeking to stay the film’s release.
July 18, 2019 7:01 am
Certification— unrestricted public exhibition (U), parental guidance for children below age 12 (U/A), adult (A), or viewing by specialised groups (S) — is decided by the Regional Officer based on reports by Examining Committee members in unanimity or majority.
July 06, 2019 4:07 am
Chidiakhana tells the story of a boy from Bihar, who moves to Mumbai to pursue his dream of playing football.
December 19, 2018 3:14 am
The PAC has recommended that if CBFC does not agree with the certification that has been asked for by the filmmaker, it can be referred to a “Film Certification Jury”.
November 06, 2018 1:14 am
Nihalani contended that as per the prevailing system, after the screening of a film, if any portion is found objectionable, the producer is given all opportunities to put forth his case and justify the scene and/or dialogue.
August 12, 2017 10:35 am
CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi said that he hopes to make a positive difference with the guidance and support of respected minds. Members of the reconstituted Censor Board also include Vidya Balan, Vivek Agnihotri and Gautami Tadimalla among others.
July 18, 2017 10:55 pm
A documentary on Amartya Sen called The Argumentative Indian by award winning filmmaker Suman Ghosh has been ordered to mute several words like cow, Gujarat, Hindu India and Hindutva by Central Board of Film Certification led by Pahlaj Nihalani who wants Ghosh to calm down.
July 11, 2017 12:36 pm
Madhur Bhandarkar directorial Indu Sarkar aims to tell the story of the infamous Emergency period. It stars Pink actor Kirti Kulhari in the lead role, while Neil Nitin Mukesh and Anupam Kher play the supporting roles. It has drawn controversy after Congress asked it to be screened before them.
March 27, 2017 6:52 pm
The argument that certain films are 'un-Indian' due to the nature of their explicit content, has been resurrected from time to time depending on the ruling political government.
February 24, 2017 12:09 pm
In the 21st century, films which are bold, provocative and re-sculpting the language of Indian cinema should be welcomed with open arms, not suppressed.
January 09, 2016 9:34 am
Mumbai, Jan 09 (ANI): Minister of State (MoS) for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Saturday said that the government does not want to get into the nitty-gritty of what people must view or not view, as that is the job of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).He further said that the newly constructed committee of CBFC will work upon the suggestions of the members and a reformed report will be presented in two months.