suggested few modifications in the controversial movie 'Padmavati', which included changing of the film's title to 'Padmavat', in December last year.
While he had issues with the word "intercourse" in a mini trailer of Jab Harry Met Sejal and even demanded cuts in kissing scenes in films as the CBFC
chief, the trailer of Julie 2 goes all out focusing on skin show.
has been re- certifying A- rated films after they are modified and made suitable for TV viewing.
The film has been unanimously declared unfit for public exhibition first by a panel of CBFC
and then by a full board which was convened on filing of an appeal by the distributor against the decision of the panel.
While the filmmakers argued that central theme of the movie was women claiming right over their body, ideas and aspirations, chasing their dreams, the FCAT opined that the Examining Committee and Revising Committee of the CBFC
had " misdirected themselves" while turning down certification on the ground that the storyline was women- oriented.
In fact, the court has aborted a blatant misuse by the CBFC
headed by Pahlaj Nihalani who is an appointee of the BJP government at the centre.
chief Mobashir Hasan told PTI that the film was found to be an "out and out obscene film" with vulgar dialogues and nudity.
The court adjourned the case to hear from the ministry of information and broadcasting, the CBFC
and local government.
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I &B) had appealed the CBFC
to ask the film producers to display a 20-second static anti-smoking message in all the smoking scenes with voice-over of the actor who is seen smoking in the film.
in 2009 permitted the release of Thambivudayaan, a film based on Cauvery water dispute, only after all mentions about the river were removed.
should have its award retroactively doubled as penalty, and that penalty should stay in effect throughout the duration of the landfill remaining open,'' the letter said.
Mayer, president and general counsel of the CBFC
, says, "Chinese government ownership and control, preferential tax treatment, customs fraud, disregard for the global copper market and currency manipulation are a lethal combination and have unfairly increased the cost of doing business for those of us who practice integrity in such matters.