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How Fringe Political Groups Are Troubling Indian Films Over And Over Again!

How Fringe Political Groups Are Troubling Indian Films Over And Over Again!

The Karni Sena has asked for a ban on the movie ‘Prithviraj’. This isn’t the first time a film or show has been troubled by similar fringe political groups. From sets being vandalised to movie titles being forced to change, there have been numerous...

05 February 2022
‘Madhuban mein Radhika’ Song: MP Minister Narottam Mishra Lashes Out At Sunny Leone And Makers

‘Madhuban mein Radhika’ Song: MP Minister Narottam Mishra Lashes Out At Sunny Leone And Makers

Narottam Mishra demanded an apology from Leone and threatened to take legal action against her and composer Saqib Toshi if the video was not taken down from...

26 December 2021

Karan Johar Crops out Kangana Ranaut From 'Ungli' Poster, Faces Backlash From Netizens

Dharma Productions posted the film's poster on Twitter after seven years of 'Ungli', but allegedly edited Kangana Ranaut out of it, which enraged her fans.

Tiger By The Tail

Tiger By The Tail

The LTTE and the ISI? Did you ever think there could be a connection there. A Manoj Bajpayee-starrer stirs up a hornet’s nest in Tamil Nadu.

04 June 2021

Who Will Censor Those Who Censor?

People who matter speak up: Self-regulation is better than censorship.

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30 January 2021
Censorship Tandav Is A Serial Killer

Censorship Tandav Is A Serial Killer

Will regulation stifle the creative freedom enjoyed by the hugely popular OTT platform? The jury is still out.


22 January 2021
The NEWS

The NEWS

In case you missed it: News and newsmakers from India over the past week


05 February 2020
The Unending Censorship Of Faith In Indian Cinema

The Unending Censorship Of Faith In Indian Cinema

Censorship of 'I am Joyita', a Bengali documentary, is part of the continuing story of official and unofficial censorship of the arts in India in the name of...


13 December 2019
Battle Of Panipat-IV

29 September 2019
Will Join Bigg Boss If Allowed To Speak Freely, Says <em>Band Of Boys</em> Member Karan Oberoi

Will Join Bigg Boss If Allowed To Speak Freely, Says Band Of Boys Member Karan Oberoi

The popular show hosted by Salman Khan will feature some of the known names of the industry like Koena Mitra, music composer Wajid Khan of Sajid-Wajid fame and...


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16 September 2019
Opinion: Guardian’s List Of Top 100 Movies Pricks Bollywood’s Content-Rich Era Bubble

Opinion: Guardian’s List Of Top 100 Movies Pricks Bollywood’s Content-Rich Era Bubble

A team of film critics from the venerated British daily has found only Indian movie, Gangs of Wasseypur (2012) worthy of a place on the coveted list of the top...


23 August 2019
Vivek Oberoi To Star In Film On IAF's Balakot Air Strikes

Vivek Oberoi To Star In Film On IAF's Balakot Air Strikes

Titled 'Balakot - The True Story', the movie in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu will depict the true facts, story and bravery of the Indian Air Force and their quick...


16 August 2019
Pakistan Launches Crackdown On Sale Of Indian Films, Bans Indian Advertisements

Pakistan Launches Crackdown On Sale Of Indian Films, Bans Indian Advertisements

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has prohibited airing of advertisements for India-made products on television and radio networks.


10 July 2019
Ekta Kapoor Apologizes For Spat With Reporter; No Statement From Kangana Yet

Ekta Kapoor Apologizes For Spat With Reporter; No Statement From Kangana Yet

The Balaji statement, issued on behalf of Kapoor, urged the media 'to not let this one incident hamper the team effort that has gone behind making the film'.


19 April 2019
EC Seeks Report From West Bengal Poll Body On Alleged Biopic Of Mamata Banerjee

EC Seeks Report From West Bengal Poll Body On Alleged Biopic Of Mamata Banerjee

The BJP had approached the poll panel seeking a ban on the release of the movie till the election process is over.


12 April 2019
Supreme Court To Hear On April 15 Plea Challenging EC's Ban On Release Of PM Modi Biopic

Supreme Court To Hear On April 15 Plea Challenging EC's Ban On Release Of PM Modi Biopic

The Supreme Court agreed to hear on April 15 a plea challenging the Election Commission's ban on the release of the biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


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11 April 2019
Supreme Court Imposes Rs 20 Lakh Fine On Mamata Govt For 'Virtual Ban' On Film 'Bhobishyoter Bhoot'

Supreme Court Imposes Rs 20 Lakh Fine On Mamata Govt For 'Virtual Ban' On Film 'Bhobishyoter Bhoot'

The Supreme Court bench said the fine amount of Rs 20 lakh shall be given to producers and cinema hall owners as compensation for violation of their right to...


10 April 2019
EC Order Stopping Modi Biopic Also Applies To NaMo TV, Says Official

EC Order Stopping Modi Biopic Also Applies To NaMo TV, Says Official

Election Commission official said that the order banning the screening of the biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi also extends to NaMo TV and will continue...


10 April 2019
Election Commission Stops Release Of PM Narendra Modi Biopic Till End Of Lok Sabha Polls

Election Commission Stops Release Of PM Narendra Modi Biopic Till End Of Lok Sabha Polls

'PM Narendra Modi' biopic was scheduled to release on April 11, the day of the first phase of the Lok Sabha polls.


08 April 2019
Cannot Pass Order On Plea Seeking Stay On PM Modi Biopic: SC

Cannot Pass Order On Plea Seeking Stay On PM Modi Biopic: SC

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi refused the plea of the petitioner, a Congress activist, that the copy of the film should be given to him.


04 April 2019
SC To Hear Congress Leader's Plea To Stay PM Modi's Biopic On April 8

SC To Hear Congress Leader's Plea To Stay PM Modi's Biopic On April 8

Singhvi submitted that the release of the movie may affect free and fair election as mandated in the Constitution.


28 March 2019
SC Refuses To Stay Release Of Movie 'Ram Ki Janmabhoomi'

SC Refuses To Stay Release Of Movie 'Ram Ki Janmabhoomi'

The film 'Ram Ki Janmabhoomi', directed by Sanoj Mishra, revolves around the controversial issue of Ram Mandir.



22 March 2019
Ghosts Who Walk The Gag

Ghosts Who Walk The Gag

A satirical film that dares to hint at Bengal’s political reality is taken off theatres at the behest of ‘authorities’


06 March 2019
Pakistan SC Bans Indian Films, TV Shows From Airing On Private Channels

Pakistan SC Bans Indian Films, TV Shows From Airing On Private Channels

Since India authorities banned airing of Pakistani content, PEMRA had to do the same for Indian contents in Pakistan.


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