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Censor Board CEO arrested on bribery charge

The CBI on Monday arrested Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar for allegedly demanding Rs 70,000 as bribe for clearing a regional movie. According to CBI sources here, the arrest was made late in the......

Solar scam: Actress Shalu Menon moves HC for bail

Television actress and former Film Censor Board member Shalu Menon, arrested in connection with the solar panel scam rocking the state, on Monday approached the Kerala high court for bail. Shalu......

PIL against Kai Po Che for 'biased' portrayal of Gujarat riots

A Public Interest Litigation has been filed in the Gujarat high court seeking cancellation of the Censor Board's clearance to Hindi film `Kai Po Che', claiming that it slanders the Hindu community......

In trouble: Bengali film ridiculing Mamata Didi

The Censor Board has refused to clear a Bengali film for taking potshots at the swearing-in ceremony of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the Singur movement that forced the Tatas to......

States should follow censor board decisions: Centre

Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Wednesday said states should implement the decisions of the censor board regarding screening of films but refrained from commenting on Kamal......

Lights, camera... CUT!

With the arrest of the film censor board's CEO on charges of demanding bribes to clear films, the regulatory role of the panel is in focus once again. Days after assuming office in January, Rakesh......

I&B Ministry suspends Censor Board CEO

The Ministry Of Information and Broadcasting has taken the decision of suspending disgraced Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar after his arrest on August 18. A senior officer from the I & B......

What movie did you wish the censors hadn't cleared?

The Censor Board has been plunged into controversy after its CEO Rakesh Kumar was arrested on bribery charges. Apparently, all kinds of movies paid up to get the censors's nod. Given some of the......

Shivarajkumar's Aryan releases today

Kannada film Aryan had become the first film in the language to officially announce its release date before getting a censor certificate. The film starring Shivarajkumar, Ramya and Archana Gupta in......

Anurag Kashyap: I don't work in groups; will fight my own battles

The director talks about his new film Ugly and his newest run-in with the Indian Censor Board, among other things.Anurag Kashyap's last directorial venture, the epic Gangs of Wasseypur, hit the......
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Farhaan
Q. Bollywood's falling standards...Shocking is the state of affairs in Bollywood as one finds frequently much abuses in adult films like in latest film Mardani D actress has used abusive language..cheap and vulgar. How can d censor board pass such films.Earlier such a language was enjoyed by only uneducated ppl. In d name reality Bollywood is corrupting minds of its viewers..As recently Asha Bhosle condemned present day songs by saying that "Yeh gaane nahi gaaliyan hain"...Bollywood fraternity is made of responsible citizens...it must promote morality, decency, honesty,cultural values.Ur views
Farhaan:  A.  more

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Ramesh Agarwal
Q. JAI SHRI RAM CENSOR BOARD CHIEF RAKESH KUMAR HAS BEEN ARRESTED BY CBI FOR ACCEPTING BRIBE FROM DIRECTORS OF BOLLYWOOD FILMS FOR CLEARNING THEM DONT YOU THINK IT IS BLOT AND MANY FILMS HAVE BEEN CLEARED WRONGLLY.
Ramesh Agarwal:  A. They are dream merchants.They sell what public wants to buy more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/jai-shri-ram-censor-board-chief-rakesh-kumar-has-been-arrest/27753235/answers/27773343

Aagney
Q. Why do so many movies are made in Bollywood as comparative in Hollywood
Aagney:  A. Corruption is everywhere, it is indeed a blot. more

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Limited local audience prompts producers to space out Tulu film release

MANGALORE: These are exciting times if one is a Tulu film lover with at least three films lined up for release. While Madime is presently awaiting... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mangalore/Limited-local-audience-prompts-producers-to-space-out-Tulu-film-release/articleshow/44923627.cms
Happy New Year gets a U certificate

Happy New Year Farah Khan's Happy New Year has got a U certificate from the Censor Board of Film Certificate (CBFC). We at RCE have always... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/screen/happy-new-year-gets-a-u-certificate/
Aamir Khan

After putting statutory warnings over smoking scenes, the Censor Board has now introduced anti-drinking warnings in scenes where actors are... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/anti-drinking-warning-spoils-creativity-of-the-film-aamir-khan/1/397273.html
Two laws on censorship

The CBFC and its sister organisation, the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT), act with an arrogance that has no sanction in law. Two... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/two-laws-on-censorship/
anti-drinking warnings for alcohol scenes

Even as debate rages over the statutory warnings that pop-up whenever a character lights up during a movie, the Censor Board has now introduced... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/entertainment/bollywood/Next-change-anti-drinking-warnings-for-alcohol-scenes/articleshow/44918680.cms

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