Noor director Sunhil Sippy confirmed that these edits had been ordered but said that the cuts were minor and made no difference to the narrative
Censor Board has demanded a crucial line to be cut from a forthcoming movie because three words in it are the same as the title of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address to the nation, Mann Ki Baat
CBFC refused to certify Lipstick Under My Burkha, rejecting it on the charges of being 'lady-oriented'
Lipstick Under My Burkha: "Someone shows guts to bring out the reality and CBFC steps in," read a tweet
The makers of Julie 2 thought it was a good idea to invite the former controversial CBFC Chief Pahlaj Nihalani, now the presenter of the adult film Julie 2 for a press conference but it turned out to be a horrible idea. Nihalani, who proudly called himself a sanskari and gave a tough time to filmmakers during his tenure was slammed by the media for presenting an adult film soon after being sacked from his post.
Pahlaj Nihalani, who was sacked as the chief of the Central Board of Film Certification on Friday, said that he accepts government's decision to remove him from the post. "People were angry with me and there were several complaints against me. The government thought that I'm an embarrassment to them and they took this decision. The film industry is relieved by my ouster. It was good decision by the government," said Mr Nihalani.
On Friday, poet and lyricist Prasoon Joshi was appointed as the Chairman of CBFC. He replaced the controversial CBFC Chairman Pahlaj Nihalani who was relieved from his duties before his term ended. Joshi said
Pahlaj Nihalani, who turned the censor board into a precinct of serial controversy, has been sacked as the organisation's chairman. His successor is famous lyricist-adman Prasoon Joshi, while actor Vidya Balan joins the board.
Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani has ordered heavy edits for Udta Punjab