Padmavati gets U/A certificate, to be renamed Padmavat

Padmavati gets U/A certificate, to be renamed Padmavat

CBFC has decided to pass Padmavati with ‘UA’ certification if certain conditions are adhered to… As per latest reports, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s much troubled film Padmavati  has finally been awarded a U/A certificate but with some suggested modifications and a likely change in the title to Padmavat, to clarify its “attributed material/ creative source”.  Other key modifications include the use of disclaimers, particularly one clarifying the practice of Sati is not being glorified. The song Ghoomar will also undergo some modifications to…

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Prasoon Joshi to head CBFC, Vidya Balan joins as new member

Prasoon Joshi to head CBFC, Vidya Balan joins as new member

Vidya Balan joins as the new member of the CBFC while Pahlaj Nihalani was sacked as the organisation’s chairman On Friday, the National Award-winning actress Vidya Balan was appointed as part of the reconstituted Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), to be now chaired by writer Prasoon Joshi. The development came on the same day as the Pahlaj Nihalani was sacked as the CBFC chief and his post was filled by adman, lyricist Prasoon Joshi. Vidya…

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Udta Punjab censor row – All you need to know about the Udta Punjab-CBFC row

Udta Punjab censor row – All you need to know about the Udta Punjab-CBFC row

Bollywood Latest News, Bollywood Gossips It’s no secret that the release of Abhishek Chaubey’s Udta Punjab is mired in political controversy. Merely nine months away from the Assembly Elections, the release of the film may pose as an issue for the state’s ruling party, the Shrimoni Akali Dal as the film tackles the drug menace in the state. The Central Board Of Film Certification (CBFC) has now held back the film’s certification, demanding 89 cuts in total…

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Udta Punjab Ban – Censor Board Tries To Justify Reason Behind The Ban

Udta Punjab Ban – Censor Board Tries To Justify Reason Behind The Ban

Bollywood Latest News, Bollywood Gossips As soon as the news flashed about the Censor Board grounding the much awaited film Udta Punjab, the nation went berserk. It wasn’t the first time such a decision by the CBFC shocked cinefans. It has in the past asked for several cuts and deletion in films like Aligarh and Jai Gangajal. Even a kids’ film like Jungle Book wasn’t spared. But this time, things went beyond expectations. The board…

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Filmmakers meat I&B minister to sack Censor board chief Pahlaj Nihlani

Filmmakers meat I&B minister to sack Censor board chief Pahlaj Nihlani

Bollywood, Latest News, Gossips Filmmakers on Monday sought the ruthless sacking of censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani, accusing him of creating a “hostile” environment. “It is unfortunate but we are unable to work with the present chief. He has created a hostile environment and made it impossible for us,” a source said after eminent film directors, producers and actors met the minister of state for information & broadcasting, Rajyavardhan Rathore. Mukesh Bhatt, Anurag Kashyap, Ekta…

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Censor Board gives a nod to Bombay to Kashyap’s Bombay Velvet

Censor Board gives a nod to Bombay to Kashyap’s Bombay Velvet

Bombay Velvet, Trailer, Release Date, Latest News, Gossips Anurag Kashyap‘s fight to retain the word ‘Bombay’ in the title of his upcoming film “Bombay Velvet” is over and the verdict is in Anurag’s favour! Latest news is that the Censor Board Of Film Certification(CBFC) has passed the controversial word ‘Bombay’ in the first trailer of Bombay Velvet. According to a source from CBFC, “Since the film is set in the 1960s the Maharashtra government’s decision to change the title…

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