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Padmaavat: Rajasthan govt assures safety to CBFC chief

Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria on Sunday said the state government will provide the required protection to censor board chief Prasoon Joshi during the Jaipur Literature Festival. The h...

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Will blow up cinema halls that show 'Padmaavat' in Uttar Pradesh, warns Kshatriya Mahasabha

With only four days left for the release of 'Padmaavat,' the All India Kshatriya Mahasabha Yuva has threatened to plant bombs in multiplexes and cinema halls if they screen the controversial Bollyw...

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Nude director Ravi Jadhav thanks Vidya Balan and CBFC for clearing the movie with an ‘A’ certificate

Director Ravi Jadhav is happy to get an A certificate from the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) for Nude without any cuts, and says he couldn’t have hoped for a better treatment for his c...

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Padmaavat row: Rajasthan assures security to CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi after Karni Sena threat

Jaipur: The Rajasthan government on Sunday said that Central Bureau of Film Certification (CBFC) chief Prasoon Joshi will be provided security when he arrives in the state to participate in an even...

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Padmaavat row: Rajput Karni Sena calls for a nationwide strike on January 25 to stall the release...

The Rajput Karni Sena is at it again. Despite several assurances from both the makers of Padmaavat and the authorities, the fringe group refuses to let go. After being snubbed by the Supreme Court,...

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Padmaavat, Nude: How Prasoon Joshi’s reign as CBFC chief has emerged far cleaner than its sanskar...

Ever since lyricist and adman Prasoon Joshi took over from filmmaker Pahlaj Nihalani as the chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), the body's rulings have adhered less to sa...

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The Central Board of Film Certification (often referred to as the Censor Board) is a statutory censorship and classification body under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India.