His comments came after Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena threatened to protest against Salman Khan’s ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’.
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.
The former chief of Central Board of Film Certification dubbed renowned director Sanjay Leela Bhansali as "a sensible" person.
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.
Prasoon has replaced the controversial Pahlaj Nihalani as the chief of the censor board.
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.'
The government on Friday evening issued a notification announcing the appointment of Prasoon Joshi as the chief of the film certification body.
The CBFC has been reconstituted for a period of three years or until further orders, whichever is earlier, a PIB statement said on Friday.
Nihalani, who was appointed to the post in 2015, a year after Modi became the Prime Minister, has been replaced by writer-lyricist-ad guru Prasoon Joshi.
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.
The CBFC chairperson says he has recommended the strongest action against those defaming the CBFC for publicity.
Kabir Bedi says that the censor is damaging India's image