Articles about Film Certification Appellate Tribunal

Over 1,400 filmmakers-actors sign letter protesting proposed Cinematograph Act amendments

30 Jun 2021

Entertainment
Over 1,400 filmmakers-actors sign letter protesting proposed Cinematograph Act amendments

In a major change to the censorship laws over entertainment endeavors in the country, the Indian government will be able to review any movie, even after it has been cleared by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).

Delhi HC: Plea against Tony-Neha Kakkar, Yo Yo songs filed

10 Apr 2021

Entertainment
Delhi HC: Plea against Tony-Neha Kakkar, Yo Yo songs filed

A plea in Delhi HC has sought the establishment of a regulatory body that can review non-film songs and music videos like Tony-Neha Kakkar's Shona Shona to screen out any obscene or vulgar content.

FCAT abolished, HC only option for aggrieved filmmakers; celebrities react

08 Apr 2021

Entertainment
FCAT abolished, HC only option for aggrieved filmmakers; celebrities react

The Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT), a statutory body constituted to hear appeals by filmmakers aggrieved by the orders of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), has been dissolved.

'Game of Ayodhya' director wants Advani to see the film

28 Nov 2017

Entertainment
'Game of Ayodhya' director wants Advani to see the film

Debutant director Sunil Singh has come up with an unusual film 'The Game of Ayodhya' which deals with an unsual love story of a Hindu and a Muslim, that is slated for release on December 8.

Here's all you need to know about the Censor Board

20 Nov 2017

Entertainment
Here's all you need to know about the Censor Board

The on-going row over the delayed release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's historical drama 'Padmavati' has once again brought to focus the power of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).

'An Insignificant Man', documentary on Kejriwal, releases on Nov 17

13 Oct 2017

Entertainment
'An Insignificant Man', documentary on Kejriwal, releases on Nov 17

'An Insignificant Man', a documentary on AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, will hit theatres on November 17.

CBFC can now shame women for their dressing style too!

03 Aug 2017

Entertainment
CBFC can now shame women for their dressing style too!

The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has been embroiled in controversies over censor-cuts and certifications in recent times, especially after Pahlaj Nihalani was appointed its Director in 2015.

Cleared 'Mastizaade', but not 'intercourse': The whimsical Indian Censor Board

06 Jul 2017

Entertainment
Cleared 'Mastizaade', but not 'intercourse': The whimsical Indian Censor Board

With its whimsical and erratic decisions, the Indian Censor Board has become a bit of a joke.

FCAT directs 'A' certificate for 'Lipstick Under My Burkha'

26 Apr 2017

Entertainment
FCAT directs 'A' certificate for 'Lipstick Under My Burkha'

The Film Certification Appellate Tribunal has directed the Central Board of Film Certification to issue an 'A' (Adult) certificate to 'Lipstick Under My Burkha', which has till now been denied certification.

Controversial 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' heads to Golden Globes

10 Apr 2017

Entertainment
Controversial 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' heads to Golden Globes

Despite a snub by the CBFC, 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' will now be an official entry in the next Golden Globes, likely to be held in January 2018.

Censor Board refuses certification to Prakash Jha's film

23 Feb 2017

Entertainment
Censor Board refuses certification to Prakash Jha's film

'Lipstick under my Burkha', a Prakash Jha production has been denied a certification by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).