Articles about Prasoon Joshi
14 May 2021
Not father, Prasoon Joshi wrote COVID-19 poem, clarifies Amitabh Bachchan
When Amitabh Bachchan recited the poem Ruke Na Tu, we were speechless, after watching the now-deleted video.
06 Jan 2021
Ex-CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani opens up about his controversial tenure
The former chief of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) and movie producer Pahlaj Nihalani had received heavy criticism during his tenure.
28 Jun 2020
Swara Bhasker trolled for her new web series 'Rasbhari'
Swara Bhasker, who never shies away from commenting on issues concerning women and portraying herself as a righteous feminist, is now facing the wrath of netizens for all wrong reasons, thanks to her new web series Rasbhari.
13 Apr 2020
'Masakali 2.0': Sidharth Malhotra believes the criticism is reasonable
Even with the entire world at standstill, Tanishk Bagchi still managed to spark a major controversy.
11 Apr 2020
Mohit Chauhan breaks his silence on the 'Masakali 2.0' fiasco
Clearly, nobody is happy with the new Masakali song.
09 Apr 2020
'Masakali 2.0': Reminding of efforts, Rahman gracefully slams new version
Tanishk Bagchi has done it again!
06 Jan 2020
Bollywood-Piyush Goyal meeting: Who attended and who skipped the meet?
Last night, the Centre organized a special dinner with Bollywood celebrities as part of its outreach program for the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act.
04 Oct 2019
Celebrities, who wrote to Modi about mob-lynching, charged with SEDITION
An FIR has been registered against celebrities, including filmmakers Mani Ratnam, Aparna Sen, and historian Ramachandra Guha, who wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over rising incidents of mob lynching.
26 Jul 2019
62 celebrities, including Kangana, slam open letter to PM
Days after 49 personalities wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him to do something about lynching incidents, 62 celebrities shot back slamming their "selective outrage".
14 May 2019
Indian beauties at Cannes: Aishwarya, Sonam, Deepika, Kangana
Several Bollywood actresses are now in talks with their stylists, nutritionists and gym instructors, because they have a red carpet to grace soon.
12 Jan 2019
People are loving these pictures of PM with Bollywood celebrities
On Thursday, Prime Minister Modi met a delegation of Bollywood celebrities, which included Karan Johar, Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh, and Ayushmann Khurrana, among others.
04 Jan 2019
Pliable trends, courtesy Rahul Gandhi's 'definition of journalism'
Congress President Rahul Gandhi used the word 'pliable' to describe ANI editor Smita Prakash, who interviewed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 1, Tuesday.
19 Nov 2018
IFFI 2018: Bollywood bigwigs to take classes, deliver sessions
Prasoon Joshi, Meghna Gulzar, David Dhawan, and Shoojit Sircar are among some of the Bollywood personalities who will attend the 49th IFFI as part of the movie gala's Masterclasses and In-Conversations sessions.
11 Nov 2018
Why should you and I question the government?
Democracy has given citizens a brahmastra- the right to question the government.
11 Nov 2018
BJP leader alleges film 'Kedarnath' promoting love jihad, demands ban
A senior BJP leader yesterday demanded a ban on 'Kedarnath', an upcoming film set against the backdrop of a catastrophic deluge that hit the Himalayan shrine in 2013, alleging that it hurts the sentiments of Hindus and promotes love jihad.
05 Nov 2018
Nihalani, famous for chopping scenes, approaches HC against Censor Board
There was a time when former Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief Pahlaj Nihalani was known to be at loggerheads with filmmakers for chopping scenes.
27 Jun 2018
'Sanju' lands in legal trouble over 'prostitutes' dialogue in trailer
With just a couple of days to go for its release, Ranbir Kapoor starrer 'Sanju' has landed in a legal trouble.
12 Jun 2018
Row over "toilet leakage scene" in Ranbir Kapoor starrer 'Sanju'
The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has received a complaint against Ranbir Kapoor starrer 'Sanju'.
29 May 2018
Govinda to play Vijay Mallya in Pahlaj Nihalani's next movie
Pahlaj Nihalani, the former head of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), is all set to make a film on the life of absconding businessman Vijay Mallya.
27 Jan 2018
Padmaavat-row: Censor board's Prasoon Joshi won't attend Jaipur Literature Festival
The self-proclaimed protectors of Hindu culture and tradition have done it again. Their latest victim is Censor Board chief, Prasoon Joshi. He won't be attending the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) after Rajput organization Karni Sena threatened to create a ruckus.
09 Jan 2018
Anurag Kashyap thanks CBFC and Smriti Irani for 'Mukkabaaz'
As Anurag Kashyap's directorial 'Mukkabaaz' got a U/A certificate from the CBFC, he said he is grateful to censor board chief Prasoon Joshi for a "reasonable, rational and empowering experience".
06 Jan 2018
Padmavati: Karni Sena demands complete ban on the film
Earlier, the censor board had asked the makers of Padmavati to modify the movie a bit.
03 Jan 2018
Now, Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena demands pan-India ban on 'Padmavati'
Just when we thought the sun is finally shining on Padmavati, a new controversy has popped up.
30 Dec 2017
Padmavati gets U/A certificate from censor board, may change title
Despite furious protests against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus, Padmavati, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has granted a U/A (parental guidance) certificate to the film.
27 Dec 2017
Padmavati will get a certificate only after historians review it
New set of hurdles await the movie 'Padmavati', as the CBFC has announced that it would get a certificate only after the historians review it and give a no-objection certificate.
26 Dec 2017
Now, royal family is apprehensive about examining Padmavati
Trouble doesn't seem to leave Padmavati's way anytime soon.
23 Dec 2017
Padmavati: Censor Board seeks help from royal family for certification
The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has invited Mewar royal family to assist it in certifying Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial period drama 'Padmavati'.
30 Nov 2017
Mulayam Singh's daughter-in-law irks Karni Sena by dancing on 'Ghoomar'
That the Karni Sena has a problem with 'Padmavati' is well-known, but it seems it has issues with everyone who associates themselves to it in any way.
20 Nov 2017
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).
20 Nov 2017
'Padmavati' now banned in Madhya Pradesh even before release
A day after the makers of 'Padmavati' pushed back its release, the Madhya Pradesh government has banned the movie in the state.
18 Nov 2017
Padmavati: Chittorgarh Fort shuts down for first time since independence
With 12 days remaining for its release, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus, Padmavati, is getting shrouded in controversies, more violent each day.
17 Nov 2017
Padmavati: Karni Sena threatens to chop off Deepika Padukone's nose
With its release date approaching, the hullabaloo surrounding Sanjay Leela Bhansali's epic drama Padmavati is getting more violent.
12 Sep 2017
Pahlaj Nihalani's 'Julie 2' cleared without cuts!
The Censor Board's verdict on Pahlaj Nihalani's 'Julie 2' is out. Surprisingly, sources say it has been cleared without any cut!
04 Sep 2017
'Sanskari' Pahlaj Nihalani presents adult movie 'Julie 2'. What!
You read that right. The former Censor Board chief who stayed in news only for his extreme standards of "sanskar" is now shedding the image he portrayed for 2.5 years.
23 Aug 2017
Report: First film under Prasoon Joshi denied certificate
Only days after taking over as the Chairman of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), Prasoon Joshi banned the first film that came for certification under his leadership.
12 Aug 2017
CBFC head Prasoon Joshi and his long relations with BJP
The Indian film industry seems to be quite relieved with adman-writer-lyricist-poet Prasoon Joshi replacing Pahlaj Nihalani as the Chairman of Central Bureau of Film Certification.
11 Aug 2017
Pahlaj Nihalani sacked as CBFC Chief, Prasoon Joshi replaces him
Pahlaj Nihalani has been sacked from his post as the chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification.