31 Jul 2018
'Mulk' in trouble? Court stays release, makers react
'Mulk' which was scheduled to be released on August 3 might be delayed as a sessions court in Mumbai granted an interim stay-order.
12 Apr 2018
Nanak Shah Fakir release: SC refuses urgent hearing of plea
The Supreme Court today refused to accord an urgent hearing on the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak's Committee plea, seeking modification of the order allowing the movie Nanak Shah Fakir's release.
03 Mar 2018
Anushka Sharma's thriller 'Pari' not to be screened in Pakistan
Pakistan has banned Anushka Sharma's thriller film 'Pari', which released to mixed reviews in India on Friday.
16 Feb 2018
With 'Aiyaary', Pakistan continues to ban Indian patriotic films
Of late, almost every Bollywood film that had a storyline weaved around Indian armed forces, has failed to make it to the theatres in Pakistan. Neeraj Pandey's latest movie 'Aiyaary' is no exception.
03 Feb 2018
Karni Sena withdraws anti-Padmaavat protest, admits film glorifies Rajput valor
Taking a massive U-turn, Karni Sena, the Rajput fringe group that wanted a ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat, has finally decided to withdraw its year-long protest.
31 Jan 2018
Americans dance to 'Ghoomar', while Indians ban it
From attacking schools, setting buses ablaze to putting a bounty of Deepika's nose, Padmaavat has seen it all.
30 Jan 2018
No 'Padmaavat' for audience in Malaysia
Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus might have seen the light of day in India, but seems like the film is not welcome in Malaysia.
27 Jan 2018
Gurgaon's Ambience Mall "cancels" Padmaavat screening to mislead miscreants
To mislead miscreants protesting against the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Padmaavat, Gurgaon's Ambience Mall recently pasted cancellation circulars of the movie at the mall.
25 Jan 2018
All you need to know about the Karni Sena
Even as the film Padmaavat hits the screen, Rajput Karni Sena's protests have made the screening difficult in states like Gujarat and Rajasthan.
25 Jan 2018
One crore for Deepika's nose? Now that's expensive!
In a recent turn of events, the Kshatriya Mahasabha Chief has offered to reward the person, who will chop off Deepika Padukone's nose and ears, with Rs. 1 crore.
24 Jan 2018
India burns over a movie, a day before Padmaavat's release
A day ahead of the release of Padmaavat, protests, violence and arson were reported from different places including Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP and Gujarat, states that had banned the movie.
23 Jan 2018
SC again refuses to ban Padmaavat
The SC has refused, once again, to stop screening of 'Padmaavat,' ruling it is the states' duty to ensure law and order.
23 Jan 2018
With two days remaining, what would become of Padmaavat?
Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus Padmaavat is no longer just a film. Though the period drama isn't political, watching it would be.
22 Jan 2018
Rajput women threaten to kill themselves if Padmaavat released
On Sunday, thousands of Rajput women went on a 'Chetavani Rally' in Chittorgarh, a warning to the administration that if 'Padmaavat' is released, they will commit 'jauhar.'
22 Jan 2018
Delhi rocked by violence over Padmaavat, Gujarat, Rajasthan affected too
Three days before Padmaavat's scheduled release, violent protests have rocked parts of India, including the capital.
20 Jan 2018
Despite SC directive, no Padmaavat screening in Gujarat
Gujarat's multiplex owners have decided not to screen Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Padmaavat as they face threats from fringe groups like Karni Sena, that could lead to loss of property and business.
19 Jan 2018
Padmaavat ban: 'Duty of state to protect people' says SC
The SC said that it was the prerogative of the state to tackle law and order problems and the ban on 'Padmaavat' cannot be sustained after CBFC clearing its release.
18 Jan 2018
New controversies embroil Padmaavat, post SC's ban-lifting
The makers of Padmaavat heaved a sigh of relief when the Supreme Court allowed a nation-wide release, earlier today. But now the Karni Sena threatens dire consequences if the film is released in any state, despite SC's order.
18 Jan 2018
SC stays bans, clears 'Padmaavat' for an all-India release
In a major relief for the makers of 'Padmaavat', the Supreme Court has stayed the ban imposed on it in four states.
16 Jan 2018
After Gujarat & Rajasthan, Haryana joins Padmaavat "ban" wagon
Only 9 days are left for the release of the most-awaited film of the year 'Padmaavat'. But, it is a long road ahead for the makers.
14 Jan 2018
Padmaavat to hit theatres on 25th January
The makers of the controversy-ridden epic period drama Padmaavat (previously titled 'Padmavati') have officially announced the film's release date.
12 Jan 2018
Padmaavat banned in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Himachal despite censor board approval
As the controversial Padmaavat moves towards its January 25 release after having cleared a long-drawn battle, it might still suffer as one state after another ban the film.
10 Jan 2018
Saif Ali Khan will watch 'Padmavat' before 'Padman'
Actor Saif Ali Khan, who is gearing up for his big release 'Kaalkaandi', recently spoke at length about the controversy laden movie 'Padmavat'.
09 Jan 2018
No release for Padmavat in Rajasthan confirms Chief Minister
Although Sanjay Leela Bhansali and team Padmavat heaved a sigh of relief when the film finally got a confirmed release date of January 25, but it looks like there's still some trouble awaiting them.
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.
11 Dec 2017
Saudi Arabia lifts 35-year ban on public theatres
It was a grand day for movie enthusiasts in Saudi Arabia as the conservative kingdom lifted a 35-year-old ban on public theatres.
05 Dec 2017
Kangana Ranaut refuses to sign petition for Deepika Padukone
The death threats issued to Deepika Padukone had caused outrage among many Bollywood celebrities. While some have gone out their way to support Deepika, some just didn't bother.
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.
29 Nov 2017
BJP's Suraj Pal of Deepika-bounty fame resigns as media-coordinator
Suraj Pal Amu, who announced a Rs.10cr bounty on Padmavati actress Deepika Padukone's head, resigned from his post as BJP's chief media-coordinator in Haryana.
28 Nov 2017
S Durga not screened at IFFI, CBFC demands re-submission
Marked as controversial by the I&B ministry, 'S Durga' will not be screened at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), which will end today, despite repeated requests from the jury members.
28 Nov 2017
SC dismisses plea seeking stay on Padmavati's release outside India
The SC has dismissed a second plea against 'Padmavati', which had sought a stay on its release outside India.
26 Nov 2017
Venkaiah Naidu on Padmavati row: Violent threats unacceptable in democracy
At the inaugural session of the Times Literary festival, vice president Venkaiah Naidu asserted that violent threats and announcing rewards for causing physical harm are unacceptable in a democracy.
25 Nov 2017
"We stand for Padmavati": Film industry plans 15-minute 'blackout'
To show support for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati, the Indian Films and TV Directors' Association (IFTDA) and 20 other film and television industry bodies are organizing a 15-minute blackout protest "Main Azaad Hoon".
25 Nov 2017
#Padmavati Nahargarh Hanging: Police find dead man's mobile-phone with selfies
Rajasthan Police have found the mobile phone of Chetan Saini, the 40-year-old who was found hanging at the Nahargarh Fort, which would be instrumental in solving his mysterious death.
25 Nov 2017
Padmavati's postponement, a blessing in disguise for other films?
Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus 'Padmavati' is mired in controversies ever since it came to the fore. The matter has become so serious that Deepika Padukone has been provided police security.
24 Nov 2017
Padmavati protests take shocking turn: Body found with anti-movie slogans
The protests against 'Padmavati' seem to have taken a ghastly turn. News18 reported that a body was found hanging in Rajasthan's Nahargarh Fort today, surrounded by slogans against the movie.
23 Nov 2017
As India fights over 'Padmavati', UK clears it for release
After India heckled, booed and threatened it, 'Padmavati' has now been cleared for release in the UK.