Pahlaj Nihalani

Every film should get fair chance of screening: Pahlaj Nihalani

His comments came after Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena threatened to protest against Salman Khan’s ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’.

published on : 21st December 2017

Padmavati row: States can't ban movie before censor board certification, says former CBFC chairman Pahlaj Nihalani

On Monday, the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister said that Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmavati' would not be allowed to release in the state unless the objectionable scenes were removed.

published on : 21st November 2017

Bhansali always promoted Indian culture: former CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani on Padmavati row

The former chief of Central Board of Film Certification dubbed renowned director Sanjay Leela Bhansali as "a sensible" person.

published on : 11th November 2017

Industry has very clear list of offenders misusing their position; time to expose Bollywood's Weinsteins: Pahlaj Nihalani

Former censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani says people like Harvey Weinstein exist in Bollywood too, and need to be exposed.

published on : 22nd October 2017

Prasoon Joshi knows importance of supporting, not destroying films:  Filmmaker R. Balki

Prasoon has replaced the controversial Pahlaj Nihalani as the chief of the censor board.

published on : 25th August 2017

Newly constituted CBFC under Prasoon Joshi bans Punjabi film Toofan Singh

Toofan Singh was initially slated for a July 15, 2016, release but was postponed when the CBFC refused to certify the film claiming that it contained 'anti-national elements.'

published on : 24th August 2017

Need to understand my role of CBFC Chief before making changes, says Prasoon Joshi

The government on Friday evening issued a notification announcing the appointment of Prasoon Joshi as the chief of the film certification body.

published on : 12th August 2017

Vidya Balan part of CBFC, hopes cinema reflects reality

The CBFC has been reconstituted for a period of three years or until further orders, whichever is earlier, a PIB statement said on Friday.

published on : 12th August 2017

Stepping down as CBFC chief without regret: Pahlaj Nihalani

Nihalani, who was appointed to the post in 2015, a year after Modi became the Prime Minister, has been replaced by writer-lyricist-ad guru Prasoon Joshi.

published on : 11th August 2017

Pahlaj Nihalani removed as censor board chief; replaced by lyricist Prasoon Joshi

Pahlaj Nihalani has been removed as chief of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) and replaced by noted lyricist Prasoon Joshi, filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri said on Friday.

published on : 11th August 2017

Censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani hits out at Babumoshai Bandookbaaz makers

The CBFC chairperson says he has recommended the strongest action against those defaming the CBFC for publicity.

published on : 3rd August 2017

Pahlaj Nihalani is a disaster: Kabir Bedi

Kabir Bedi says that the censor is damaging India's image

published on : 13th July 2017