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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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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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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John Abraham: You cannot ban everything but understand value of censorship

John Abraham: You cannot ban everything but understand value of censorship

Bollywood, John Abraham, Latest News, Gossips John Abraham said at the launch of 101st issue of Men’s Health India magazine: “I think our country that can ban ‘India’s Daughter’can ban anything right now. I believe you need to release films. I understand that there is a value of censorship that you do need to adhere by, and I respect that, because we are a country with very strong cultural values. But you cannot ban everything. You cannot stop calling…

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Hollywood movies getting no luck in India, audiences pushed to internet

Hollywood movies getting no luck in India, audiences pushed to internet

Hollywood Movies, Latest news, Gossips Last Year when “12 Years a Slave” was released in India with all of its nude scenes intact, it seemed like the coming-of-age of bold Hollywood films here. But recent developments suggest otherwise. The Censor Board has been working on a long list of Hollywood releases making sure they never see the end of the light, causing the makers of adult comedy film “Get Hard” (starring Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart) to withdraw their…

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Indian Censor board is becoming the laughing stock of the world

Indian Censor board is becoming the laughing stock of the world

Bollywood, Movies, Latest News,Gossips A prominent member of India’s government censors took to social media on Thursday to rail against its chairman, exposing rifts within a censorship panel that has upset the theatrical release of films such as Hollywood hit “Fifty Shades of Grey”. Ashok Pandit, a Bollywood film-maker, accused censor chief Pahlaj Nihalani of treating India’s Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) like his personal pet. He said “Films after films are becoming innocent victims of his…

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After Beef now it’s the Sausage – Indian Censor Board bans Fifty Shades of Grey

After Beef now it’s the Sausage – Indian Censor Board bans Fifty Shades of Grey

The chief executive of the Central Board of Film Certification, Shravan Kumar, declined to say why the panel refused to approve the film adaptation, and Universal Pictures cannot even appeal the decision. TellyDhammal finds out from our sources said the board had objected to some of the film’s dialogue, even after the voluntary edits to the film to tone down its sex scenes and removed all nudity. The film opened worldwide in February and has grossed at over…

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