Prasoon Joshi: News

28 Jun 2023


Ashok Pandit questions CBFC for not certifying '72 Hoorain' trailer

The "wrath" of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) continues!

24 Mar 2023


Anubhav Sinha's 'Bheed' faces the wrath of CBFC; details inside

Central Board of Certification (CBFC) is infamous for its censorship which panders to the serving government. Many a time, directors have waged legal cases against the institution for vehement censorship.

24 Jan 2023


SRK-starrer 'Pathaan' to go through another censorship for OTT release

Pathaan is the most anticipated film of 2023. From record-breaking advance bookings to previously shut single screens being re-opened, fans are eagerly waiting for the actioner.

14 Jan 2023


4 times when celebrities' litfest sessions were canceled in India

Filmmaker Onir Dhar's session on LGBTQ issues at the Bhopal Lit Fest was canceled recently.

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

Pahlaj Nihalani

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

Sonam Kapoor Ahuja

'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

AR Rahman

Mohit Chauhan breaks his silence on the 'Masakali 2.0' fiasco

Clearly, nobody is happy with the new Masakali song.

12 Jan 2019

Karan Johar

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.

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

Narendra Modi

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

Bombay High Court

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 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.

06 Jan 2018

Deepika Padukone

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'.

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.