Dialogues of 'Churuli' atrocious: Kerala HC

It is common for people to imitate the dialogues of movies and if a similar situation happens following this movie, it will affect public morality and tranquillity, the petitioner said.

published on : 10th December 2021

CBFC chairperson Prasoon Joshi meets Uttarakhand CM 

During the meeting, Joshi and CM Dhami discussed the shooting of films in the mountain state and issues related to cultural promotion and the development of tourism here.

published on : 7th December 2021

If you want public to watch your work, you have to respect their sentiments: Prasoon Joshi on OTTs

The censor board chief also described OTT (over the top) services as an emerging medium and called for constant discussions.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Malayalam movie 'Churuli' shown on OTT is not the certified version of the film, says CBFC

The movie is adapted from a short story by Vinoy Thomas titled Kaligeminarile Kuttavalikal. The screenplay was by 'Meesha' fame S Hareesh.

published on : 23rd November 2021

‘Jai Bhim will make you question your silence’

Filmmaker Tha Se Gnanavel talks about his recently released directorial Jai Bhim, which is making waves for its unsparing portrayal of police brutality and caste discrimination.

published on : 8th November 2021

Marigold  to be sent for CBFC certification

The film, starring Diganth and directed by Raghavendra M Naik, is currently at the tailend of  post-production  

published on : 10th August 2021

UIDAI has suggested 28 cuts for 'Aadhaar, film already cleared by CBFC: director Suman Ghosh

"Aadhaar" follows the story of a villager, Pharsua (Singh), who is the first to enrol for Aadhaar card in his village but sets on a journey change his Aadhaar number upon the village priest's advice.

published on : 25th July 2021

Screenwriter unions send letter to government regarding proposal to amend Cinematograph Act 

Among other things. the draft Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill 2021 proposes to empower the Central government to order recertification of an already certified film and penalise film piracy. 

published on : 4th July 2021

Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill​: Film bodies give joint representation to Centre regarding proposal

On June 18, the Centre had sought public comments on the draft Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill 2021 which proposes to penalise film piracy with a jail term and fine & introduce age-based certification.

published on : 2nd July 2021

I see no point in government's proposal to amend Cinematograph Act: Shyam Benegal

The veteran director said that when there's already an existing system of the CBFC, there should be no outside control, especially by the government.

published on : 2nd July 2021

The existence of CBFC is an affront to a democracy: Leena Manimekalai

Leena Manimekalai talks about her powerful new film, Maadathy, that explores the suffering of women and caste oppression, now streaming on the OTT platform, Neestream

published on : 29th June 2021

'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

Kshatriya women threaten 'jauhar' if 'Padmaavat' release not stopped

In a new twist to the ongoing controversy over release of the movie 'Padmaavat', female members of Kshatriya community in Chittorgarh threatened to perform 'jauhar'.

published on : 13th January 2018

‘Padmaavat’ won’t release in Gujarat: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani

Gujarat is the second Indian state after Rajasthan to have banned the screening of the controversial Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial.

published on : 12th January 2018
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