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Does Bollywood Need Censor Board?

Folklore has it that when Feroz Khan presented Dayavan before Censor board, the lady out there objected to the famous two-minute long kissing scene featuring Vinod Khanna and Madhuri Dixit. This is when the charming Khan asked her – “Ma’m,

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Madhur Bhandarkar’s Film Lost 20 Percent Audience Because of Censor Board?

Source: bollywood hungama – By Subhash K. Jha They first knocked off the ‘s’ word and even the ‘v’ word (virginity) from the promos. Now they’ve restricted his film’s audience by giving it an Adults Only certificate. Madhur Bhandarkar is

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Censor Board Not Into Moral Policing: Sharmila Tagore

Source: Sify Movies The debate whether Indian cinema needs a censor or not will continue forever, but Sharmila Tagore, chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), feels the body isn’t into moral policing. She says it has to

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Prakash Jha Locks Horns With the Censor Board

Source: IBN Movies – By Sharmila Tagore Mumbai: Yet another controversy involving filmmakers and the Censor Board is surfacing. It’s filmmaker Prakash Jha who has locked horns with the Censor Board over allegations that the promos of his new production ‘Turning

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