Central Board of Film Certification

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

CFBC seeks explanation from makers of 'Bhavai' for flouting certification rules, issues show-cause notice

It came to CBFC's notice that the makers of the film had released its trailer on YouTube by changing the title and also by including the portions which were deposited with the CBFC as per guidelines.

published on : 24th September 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

It’s another blow to the film fraternity, say filmmakers on proposed Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill 2021

Filmmakers speak out against the proposed Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill 2021 that would arm the union government to recertify films that have already been censored by CBFC

published on : 1st July 2021

Karni Sena draws dagger against CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi

Karni Sena leader Sukhdev Singh also said Joshi has misguided the Supreme Court, who has ordered to stay the ban on the release of controversial film 'Padmavaat' in the four states.

published on : 19th January 2018

300 cuts in 'Padmavat' untrue, says CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi

The movie, starring Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor, is slated to release on January 25.

published on : 9th January 2018

CBFC seeks to cut scenes of Naxalite movement, ‘Direct Action Day’ riots from Kolkata documentary

The 56-minute Kalikshetra attempts to narrate the history of the city based on archaeological evidence and personal narratives of major events shaping the present of the city.

published on : 7th January 2018

Padmavati row: CBFC seeks five changes, name to be modified to 'Padmavat' for UA certification

The film was also asked to give a few disclaimers - one of them regarding not glorifying the practice of Sati and modifications in the 'Ghoomar' song.

published on : 30th December 2017

Amidst Padmavati row, Shahid Kapoor recalls Udta Punjab's controversies

Shahid Kapoor said that the film was made for the entire country and that the country should see the film and decide, instead of some people or groups.

published on : 20th November 2017

CBFC turns down 'Padmavati' makers application to expedite certification 

CBFC said that the movie will be reviewed and certified as per set norms of following the chronological order of all applications.

published on : 20th November 2017

CBFC behaving in a strange way: Shyam Benegal On 'Padmavati' row

As the "Padmavati" crisis escalates, veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal shows concern on the behaviour of The Central Board of Film Certification.

published on : 20th November 2017

Padmavati row: Deepika Padukone starrer yet to get certification from CBFC, release delayed

The film has been mired in controversy over conjectures that it 'distorts history' regarding Rajput queen Padmavati.

published on : 19th November 2017

CBFC member wants 'Padmavati' director Sanjay Leela Bhansali tried for treason

With all the controversies ensuing over the release of 'Padmavati', it seems Sanjay Leela Bhansali would not be able to take a sigh of relief anytime soon.

published on : 19th November 2017

Protests against 'Padmavati' spreads to Kolkata

Protesters burnt pictures of the film's director at the Press Club in the city demanding "objectionable" scenes of the movie be deleted before release.

published on : 18th November 2017
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