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14 I&B Ministry Articles

Bombay High Court on Udta Punjab : CBFC is just doing its job!

4 months ago 0
Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt starrer Udta Punjab has created a huge sensation among the audience due to Censor Board’s stand on it. Read Article ▶

Karan Johar’s open letter for freedom of films is an EYE OPENER!

4 months ago 0
Grave troubles are to haunt the filmmakers as censorship rises to power. And Karan has just the right kind of words for it! The film industry is currently enraged by the fact of how Shahid Kapoor–Alia Bhatt starrer Udta Punjab‘s censorship issue has escalated to another level. Now obviously, knowing that the film extensively Read Article ▶

Anurag Kashyap shuns trolls on Udta Punjab; feels it’s a diversion from the real issue!

4 months ago 0
Well, Anurag couldn’t have been more to the point! Check out his Facebook status here where he has spoken up! It’s not that we didn’t expect Shahid Kapoor–Alia Bhatt‘s Udta Punjab to fall under the scrutiny of Censor Board but what’s upsetting is the fact that it happened right before the Read Article ▶

Shahid Kapoor-Alia Bhatt’s Udta Punjab has nothing to do with Punjab’s electoral outcomes, states an I&B Ministry insider!

4 months ago 0
An insider has stated that their electoral outcomes are not dependent on the film! Check out what else the insider has to say… Troubles are still brewing for the Shahid Kapoor–Alia Bhatt starrer, Udta Punjab and everyone seems to be taking home some limelight by commenting. Although the stars of the Read Article ▶

Breaking! Pahlaj Nihlani to get sacked for his video tribute to PM Narendra Modi!

10 months ago 0
The Information and Broadcasting ministry has decided to take this bold step after the video was screened without approval… After months of protests, film-makers and FTII students will finally feel relief that the Central Board for Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson, Pahlaj Nihalani is finally going to be Read Article ▶

BREAKING: I&B Ministry stalls Censor Board’s cuss word list!

2 years ago 0
And this is certainly a huge relief for the filmmakers. Read on to know more… Bringing much needed respite to filmmakers, the directive by Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani to ban 34 cuss words from the films has been stalled by the Information & Broadcasting Ministry. Read Article ▶

Vishal Bhardwaj: It’s time for I&B ministry to help the film fraternity!

2 years ago 0
The filmmaker reacts on the CBFC CEO Rakesh Kumar’s bribery case Reacting to the arrest of Central Board of Film Certification’s (CBFC) CEO Rakesh Kumar in an alleged bribery case, filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj says it is high time that Information & Broadcasting Ministry should come forward and aggressively help film fraternity on various matters. Read Article ▶
Ritesh Batra apologises to Film Federation of India letter; demands transparent jury

The Lunchbox’s Ritesh Batra apologises to Film Federation of India; demands transparent jury for Oscar nomination

3 years ago 1
The Lunchbox director responds to the scathing letter sent by the FFI to him. Read more And the war continues. Ritesh Batra, director of The Lunchbox, sends his response to the letter he received from the Film Federation of India (FFI) criticising him for his reaction to the rejection of his film and selection of […] Read Article ▶
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Rakhi Sawant contests CINTAA elections – God save us!

Rakhi Sawant contests CINTAA elections – God save us!

3 years ago 0
Come to think of it, the boisterous item girl may actually bring about changes in the industry if she becomes part of the trade body The controversial item girl has done it again. She has managed to surprise us with her moves…and not her latkas and jhatkas onscreen. Rakhi Sawant has taken time out from […] Read Article ▶
Mahesh Bhatt pushes for anti-camcord regulations in Indian Cinematograph Act

Mahesh Bhatt pushes for anti-camcord regulations in Indian Cinematograph Act

4 years ago 0
Deal with piracy issues urgently, says the filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, asking for amendment in the Indian Cinematograph Act Concerned by the increasing content theft in India through camcording in cinema halls, as well as the growing levels of piracy, multiple committees are mulling specific provisions for anti-camcord regulations in the Indian Cinematograph Act 2010. Read Article ▶
Heroine makers move court on smoking scene rider

Heroine makers move court on smoking scene rider

4 years ago 0
It would kill the creativity of the film, feel  the producers of the Kareena Kapoor film The makers of Bollywood film Heroine, starring Kareena Kapoor, on Monday moved the Delhi High Court against the Information and Broadcasting Ministry’s order to display anti-smoking messages during smoking scenes in the movie. Read Article ▶
12th Osian’s Cine-fan Film Festival: I&B Ministry announces India’s film commission

12th Osian’s Cine-fan Film Festival: I&B Ministry announces India’s film commission

4 years ago 0
The Information and Broadcasting Ministry will work with the Ministry of Tourism to make the commission functional soon The country will soon have a film commission offering a single window clearance to filmmakers to shoot in India, Nirupama Kotru, Director (Films), Information and Broadcasting Ministry, said Wednesday at the ongoing 12th Osian’s Cine-fan Film Festival […] Read Article ▶
IFFI Goa’s new award to celebrate 100th year of Indian cinema

IFFI Goa’s new award to celebrate 100th year of Indian cinema

4 years ago 0
The I&B Ministry to honour path-breaking films every year starting with IFFI 2012 There will be a new award given away at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa every year. Instituted by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry of India, the award will be handed over for the first time at this year’s […] Read Article ▶
‘The Dirty Picture’ should be aired after 11pm: I&B Ministry tells Sony TV

‘The Dirty Picture’ should be aired after 11pm: I&B Ministry tells Sony TV

4 years ago 0
The Vidya Balan film will not be allowed to broadcast during prime time, even after going through 58 cuts Sony was scheduled to air The Dirty Picture at 12pm and 8pm on Sunday, but a last minute verdict by the Information and Broadcast Ministry of India has stalled the broadcast of the Vidya Balan film. […] Read Article ▶