Sunday, Oct 02, 2022

Pahlaj Nihalani


Lipstick Under My Burkha: Pahlaj Nihalani is just maintaining the status quo of Hindi film industry

June 18, 2020 3:07 pm

Lipstick Under My Burkha, like Angry Indian Goddesses (2015) and parts of Haraamkhor (2016), explores female desire, a wonder unheard of entirely in the Hindi film industry.

Lipstick Under My Burkha certificate denied: Pahlaj Nihalani says CBFC will maintain status quo

February 25, 2017 10:21 pm

Lipstick Under My Burkha certificate denied: Pahlaj Nihalani thanks his staff members for helping him in maintaining the status quo and helping him make sure that right kind of films are exhibited

Jolly LLB 2 is just a film, not a documentary: CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani

February 07, 2017 9:58 pm

Pahlaj Nihalani said the CBFC has instructed the producers of Jolly LLB 2, to place a disclaimer at the start of the film.

Karan Johar can come to CBFC with 'OK Jaanu' without worrying: Pahlaj Nihalani

December 15, 2016 7:44 pm

Karan Johar can come to the censor board with Ok Jaanu -- his production on a live-in relationship -- without worrying, says Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) Chairperson Pahlaj Nihalani.

Why Pahlaj Nihalani allowing Ranveer Singh to show his butt in Befikre is good for us

December 13, 2016 6:29 pm

The CBFC chief is the new protector of privacy of Indians, especially at a time when the government wants to own everything the aam aadmi of India holds sacred.

Nihalani rejects role in Udta Punjab film leak

June 17, 2016 4:42 am

Nihalani also drew flak Wednesday for issuing the film a certificate that names high court judges who ruled in the case.

Censor board clears Udta Punjab under 'A' category with 13 cuts: Pahlaj Nihalani

June 13, 2016 12:29 am

Nihalani, who was in the eye of the storm over suggesting a very large number of cuts, said nine members of the Central Board of Film Certification watched the film and "unanimously" cleared it after the proposed 13 cuts.

Pahlaj Nihalani out of date with today's films: Hansal Mehta

June 11, 2016 6:21 pm

Hansal Mehta says Pahlaj Nihalani's understanding of movies is outdated.

Stop policing, don't sanitize art: Swara Bhaskar to Pahlaj Nihalani

June 11, 2016 11:15 am

Swara Bhaskar came out in support of Anurag Kashyap's "Udta Punjab" in an open letter to Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani.

Mukesh Khanna: Freedom of expression, my foot; there has to be censorship

June 10, 2016 3:57 pm

Mukesh Khanna vociferously offered his support to beleaguered CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani.