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Shashi Tharoor wants government interference curbed in film certification, introduces Cinematograph Amendment Bill

In the bill, Tharoor urges the powers government has on censoring film content to be curbed. He argues that safeguarding of artistic freedom is integral for the development of our culture and democray

published on : 7th August 2018

'Mission: Impossible - Fallout': I&B asks MEA to raise 'objection' on Kashmir references 

Indian version of the movie had four cuts/modifications made by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), including removal of the term 'India-controlled Kashmir.'

published on : 2nd August 2018

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

The Christopher McQuarrie-directed movie released in India on July 27 and had four cuts/modifications made by the CBFC.

published on : 30th July 2018

Ranbir Kapoor starrer 'Sanju' in trouble; CBFC receives first complaint

The complaint is against the toilet leakage scene which is shown in the movie trailer.

published on : 12th June 2018

Satyajit Ray Film and Television Training Institute student refuses CBFC cut, forgoes national award nomination

The 31-minute long English language film is about a boy's encounter with two girls on a single day in Kolkata after which he decides to become a monk.

published on : 25th April 2018

Supreme Court clears decks for release of controversial movie 'Nanak Shah Fakir'

The top court criticised the apex Sikh body Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee for putting restrictions on the release of the movie, based on the life and teachings of the first Sikh guru.

published on : 10th April 2018

Film with SP Mukherjee in lead role to be released in April

The film '1946 Calcutta Killings' in which Shyama Prasad Mukherjee's character is cast in the lead role, will be released next month after the CBFC issued a U/A certificate, the director said.

published on : 26th March 2018

In reply to tribunal, Centre stands by Prathibha’s removal as CBFC Regional Officer

Prathibha was axed following alleged denial of certification for a Malayalam documentary.

published on : 4th March 2018

CBFC asks Bengali director to mute ‘Musalman’ in film 'Chirodiner Ek Onnyo Premer Galpo'

“I don't know why it's being done. When I asked them, I was told 'we aren't answerable to you'. I'll go to the revising committee,” filmmaker R Chowdhury told ANI.

published on : 24th February 2018

Controversy-ridden Malayalam film 'S Durga' cleared by Censor Board

'S Durga' was dropped from a jury-suggested shortlist of the Indian Panorama section of the IFFI, triggering controversy last year.

published on : 21st February 2018

CBFC should be abolished: Former Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari

The Congress leader made the comment in context of CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi's decision to skip the ongoing Zee Jaipur Literature Festival.

published on : 28th January 2018

'Padmaavat' row: Censor Board chief Prasooon Joshi bows to Karni Sena, to skip Jaipur Literature Fest

Sri Rajput Karni Sena, which, in gross defiance of the law, has gone on a rampage after the censor board cleared Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmaavat" for release.

published on : 27th January 2018

'S Durga' issue: Kerala HC says CBFC has authority to suspend film till its re-examination

The high court, which went through the powers of the CBFC under Cinematograph (Certification) Rules, held that sufficient powers are vested with the Board to take appropriate action.

published on : 27th January 2018

'Padmaavat' row: Karni Sena to protest CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi's lecture at Jaipur Lit Fest

CBFC chairman Joshi plans to participate in the Jaipur Literature Festival here on January 28, just days after the scheduled release of 'Padmaavat' on January 25.

published on : 19th January 2018

Supreme Court rejects plea challenging CBFC granting certificate to Padmaavat

The 3-judge Bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra said, "the court has to function as a constututional court and it has already in its interim order said that states can't block a movie from screening."

published on : 19th January 2018
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