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ART & CULTURE

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Hinduism, Hanuman, Black Panther, CBFC

CBFC offended by 'Hanuman' in Black Panther is divine stupidity

In every sense, Hindu mythology has often treated him like a superhero.

ART & CULTURE

 |   Long-form
Sanjay leela bhansali, CBFC, Padmavati controversy, Padmaavat

Padmaavat release: Former CBFC member talks about SC staying ban on screening

The judgment has reinforced the faith of all those who wish to express ideas and emotions through written or visual medium.

ART & CULTURE

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Naxalism, Kolkata, Kalikshetra, CBFC

Why this documentary on Kolkata showcasing Naxalism has offended the CBFC

The censor board has asked for several cuts in award-winning filmmaker Anirban Datta’s movie.

VARIETY

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Rajput Karni Sena, Vasundhara Raje, CBFC, Padmavat

By banning Padmaavat, the Rajasthan government has undermined its authority

By prioritising the 'feelings' of a violent fringe group over a Constitutional body's decision, CM Raje has set a dangerous precedent.

ART & CULTURE

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Padmavati, Emergency, 21 Months of Hell, CBFC

Why CBFC has refused to okay Malayalam documentary on Emergency

'21 Months of Hell' is mainly a run through of interviews with those who suffered during those dark days.

ART & CULTURE

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Karni Sena, Deepika Padukone, CBFC, Sanjay leela bhansali

Why Sanjay Leela Bhansali is equally to blame for Padmavati controversy

The principle of freedom has to be practised within some rationale.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
CBFC, Mersal, Tamil cinema, Vijay

Mersal: How Tamil superstar Vijay weathered one more storm of controversy

The movie is said to be a take on medical corruption which Tamil Nadu has been witnessing for many years now.

ART & CULTURE

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Prasoon Joshi, CBFC, Pahlaj Nihalani

Prasoon Joshi as CBFC chief will be a lot better than Pahlaj Nihalani

The I&B ministry has taken a positive step and reassured the Indian film industry.

HUMOUR

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Prasoon Joshi, Censor Board, CBFC, Pahlaj Nihalani

Uncleji Pahlaj Nihalani kicked out from CBFC

Lyricist-adman Prasoon Joshi is said to replace him.

POLITICS

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CBFC, Manual scavenging, Kakkoos

Why we must watch Tamil documentary Kakkoos, a brutal exposé of manual scavenging

Divya Bharathi's camera actually captures the horrifying spectacle of people using their hands (no gloves, no boots) to clean human excrement.