Lipstick Under My Burkha
The film was denied a certification by the Censor Board for being too 'lady-oriented.'
After a month-long fight, PVR is trying to get the film out by April 28 but a certificate is yet to be issued.
Because he is now a central figure in India's television business as CEO of Star India, it's easy to forget how alien Uday Shankar was to it on the day he took the job almost exactly a decade ago. The...
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Is it really him talking?
"Government is open to making necessary changes. Cinematograph Act came in 1952 and film certification has to be done under that Act."
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Spoilsport, thy name is Pahlaj.
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20 years ago, the current Censor Board chief had the same issues with the CBFC that filmmakers have with him today.
Filmmaker Pratim D Gupta's Bengali feature Shaheb Bibi Golaam is all set to arrive in theatres in West Bengal and select parts of the country on August 26 — seven months after it was originally suppos...
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Jitendra Tiwari and P Singh's Shorgul, an upcoming Hindi film said to be based on the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, has been banned in Muzaffarnagar and a few other cities in western Uttar Pradesh. Accord...
A week after the censorship debate over Bollywood film Udta Punjab, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has now got into a tussle with the Malayalam film industry after denial of certificat...
The fate of Abhishek Chaubey's Udta Punjab remains jinxed by unforeseeable events. In an unfortunate turn of events, early morning today, a copy of the film that was submitted to the Central Board of...
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The fact that Udta Punjab has had an elaborate, complex and a tumultuous battle with the Pahlaj Nihalani-led Censor Board has been quite meticulously documented in the past fortnight. Predictably, the...
By the time you read this, you will most likely be aware that a ‘landmark judgement’ of sorts was awarded by the Bombay High Court to the makers of the upcoming drama Udta Punjab in their much-publici...