Censor Board

Udta Punjab: We dont need no censors


If Punjab goes out of ‘Udta Punjab’, should we also take India out of ‘Mother India’?


If Punjab goes out of ‘Udta Punjab’ will India go out of ‘Mother India’?


Trust the Censor Board (technically the Central Board of Film Certification) to create yet another ridiculous controversy. Months after it tried to create a more sanskari James Bond through silly cuts of kissing scenes in the 007 film Spectre, the Pahlaj Nihalani-led Censor Board is now being absurd in its insistence on asking for the […..]

Leela Samson criticises I&B ministry for censor board problems including bribery allegations: Free board from ministry control


The arrest of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) CEO Rakesh Kumar on charges of bribery is at one level a case of alleged personal dishonesty. But at a deeper level, as chairperson Leela Samson has argued, it is another reminder of India’s flawed system of film censorship. This must now end. CBFC is a […..]