CBFC

Hindutva Activists Vandalise 'Game of Ayodhya' Director's House, Threaten to Kill Him

<b>New Delhi:</b> Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and Hindu Jagran Manch (HJM) activists allegedly blackened the wall of the residence of Sunil …

India

SC Stays States' Ban on 'Padmaavat', Allows it to Be Screened Across India

<b>New Delhi:</b> The Supreme Court today cleared the decks for the all-India release of <i>Padmaavat</i> on January 25 and stayed notifications and orders issued …

India

Filmmakers Allege Assault on Freedom of Expression After CBFC Demands 'Meaningless' Cuts

<b>Mumbai:</b> As bizarre it may be, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) thinks the best way to deal with the complexities of caste realities in …

India

SC to Hear Fresh Plea to Stall Release of 'Padmavati' Outside India

<b>New Delhi:</b> The Supreme Court today (November 23) agreed to hear on November 28 a fresh plea seeking a direction to makers of the Bollywood film</i> …

India

Documentary on Amartya Sen to Release on March 9 After Beep on 'Gujarat'

<b>Kolkata:</b> The documentary on Nobel laureate Amartya Sen will be released here on March 9 after a beep on the word ‘Gujarat’ as recommended by the …

India

Rajkummar Rao fears Omerta might face trouble from the CBFC

Aware that parts of movie may be contentious, Raj hopes censors will give Omerta clean chit<p><b>Rajkummar Rao in a still from Omerta</b><p>Rajkummar Rao's Omerta …

India

Mammootty’s ‘Parole’ release postponed

The Malayalam megastar Mammootty’s film <i>Parole</i> was scheduled for release on March 31 and his fans were eagerly waiting for it. However, the makers of …

CBFC

Black Day for Media: Two Journalists Killed in Bihar, One Crushed by Truck in MP

<b>New Delhi:</b> For investigating the sand mafia and trying to expose one of the main culprits behind the rot of corruption in Madhya Pradesh, journalist …

India

Bringing Modi on screen

A day after Women’s Day celebrations, a woman film maker announced her decision to make a full length feature film on the Prime Minister of India, …

India

QuickE: PeeCee Salman Reunion; Sara Opposite Ranveer in ‘Simmba’

1. Priyanka Chopra-Salman Khan to Unite for ‘Bharat’ After 10 Years?<p>After a whole lot of speculation about global star Priyanka Chopra’s next …

Bollywood

Are makers of Kareena Kapoor Khan-Sonam Kapoor starrer 'Veere Di Wedding' eyeing 'A' certificate from CBFC?

'Veer Di Wedding' is one of the much-awaited films of the year. Kareena Kapoor Khan will return to the movies with a chick flick starring Sonam …

Bollywood

300 crore club: Padmaavat's success is not at par with Aamir Khan or Salman Khan starrer, here's why

Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh's film 'Padmaavat' has become the highest grosser of 2018 . With whopping collections of 300 crores …

Bollywood

Protests over 'Padmaavat' bordered on fascism: Ranveer Singh

New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Did Ranveer Singh feel let down by the way the government handled the row over his historical drama "Padmaavat"? The …

Bollywood

Prasoon Joshi breaks silence on 'Padmaavat' controversy: Was disappointed with rumours of 400 cuts

Hack:<p>CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi today said he was 'disappointed' by the fake news of the censor board clearing Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial …

Bollywood

CBFC snips a scene from a women-empowerment track

Singer Divvya Chouksey questions CBFC for chopping classroom scene from her women-empowerment track showing her being chided for the length of a skirt<p>…

Feminism

Has Netflix done us all a favour by streaming a censored version of Kaizad Gustad’s ‘Boom’?

The version on the site is missing many sexually loaded moments, and we are not sure whether to complain or celebrate.<p>Is it an occasion for disquiet …

Cannes Film Festival

Baaghi 2 song Mundiyan embroiled in legal controversy; makers of film accused of plagiarism, copyright infringement

Tiger Shroff-Disha Patani starrer <i>Baaghi 2</i> released their first song '<i>Mundiyan</i>' a few weeks back. The song was a revamped version of the late Labh …

Bollywood

Actor Narendra Jha passes away at 55

Hindi film actor Narendra Jha, seen in films like "Haider" and "Raees", died early on Wednesday due to a heart attack. He was 55.<p>Narendra was at his …

Celebrity News (India)

Actor Narendra Jha dead at 55

Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Hindi film actor Narendra Jha, seen in films like "Haider" and "Raees", died early on Wednesday due to a heart attack. He was …

India

‘S Durga’ to have a crowd-backed release in Kerala on March 23

Director Sanal Kumar Sasidharan is distributing the film through a campaign backed by cinema lovers.<p>Sanal Kumar Sasidharan’s controversial film <i>S …

India

Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety is 2018’s second highest grosser after Padmaavat, beats Akshay Kumar’s PadMan

Filmmaker Luv Ranjan’s Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, which opened to mixed reviews on February 23, has become the second highest grosser of the year, …

Entertainment (India)

Ravi Jadhav on ‘Nude’: ‘We are saying a lot of things, but we are doing it subtly’

Chhaya Kadam and Kalyanee Mulay play nude models in the Marathi movie, which will be released on April 27.<p>The walls of the fine arts department at …

Tamil Nadu

Hate is just an emotion: Vishal Pandya

After finding love at box office with <i>Hate Story 2</i> and <i>Hate Story 3</i>, director Vishal Pandya is back with the fourth instalment of the franchise which …

India

Wit alert! Shah Rukh Khan takes a jibe at Mumbai traffic with THIS picture

The most talked about event of Tinseltown these days has to be Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja’s upcoming wedding, hands down. The wedding, which is set …

India

THIS filmmaker wants to make a film with Fawad Khan

Image Source - Masala.com<p>We all know that Pakistani artistes are banned in India, and no filmmaker can cast any of them in their film. However, one …

Bollywood

Shabana Azmi: When you see swinging navel, shaking hips.. you're robbing the woman of all autonomy, completely

Objectification of women in Bollywood has been a much-discussed but less understood topic in our industry. The idea of male gaze and voyeurism is so …

Celebrity News (India)

India living in many centuries simultaneously: Shabana

Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Veteran actress-activist Shabana Azmi says people in India are simultaneously living in different centuries in various parts …

India

Shabana Azmi: India living in many centuries simultaneously

Veteran actress-activist Shabana Azmi says people in India are simultaneously living in different centuries in various parts of the country.<p>Shabana, …

Celebrity News (India)

Single-window clearance for filmmakers in two months: Smriti Irani

Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani said on Sunday the government is aiming to set up a single-window clearance …

Smriti Irani

The answer to media and entertainment challenges lies in digital India: Smriti Irani

Union minister of information and broadcasting Smriti Irani. Photo: PTI<p>An industry valued at nearly Rs1.26 trillion and yet making up less than 1% of …

Smriti Irani