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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......

Birthday Special: Sharmila Tagore's Top 10 Movies

Happy birthday, Sharmilaji! From doe-eyed ingenue to bikini-clad stunner, from commercial superstar to censor board chief, Sharmila Tagore has worn many hats very memorably indeed. And as the star......

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......
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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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Imran Zahid

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Making the cut

In light of the controversy over the PK poster, Nitya Menon looks back at how film posters have posed a challenge to the Censor Board. In India,... ...

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Gods and Kings

MUMBAI: Exodus: Gods and Kings which stars Christian Bale as Moses, has been banned in Egypt and reportedly also in Morocco. Censors described the... ...

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The best and the worst films of this year

No, it wasn't a great year for the Hindi film industry; it has undoubtedly seen better. Unlike 2013, which gave us gems like Kai Po Che!, The... ...

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Seven reasons why Anurag Kashyap is the 'ugliest' filmmaker

After a two-year long hiatus and a year long fight with the censor board, director Anurag Kashyap is back with an 'ugly' tale. His latest release... ...

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