Censors

A still from ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’.

The woman of a censor’s dream

8 min read . 14 Jul 2018
A still from ‘A Throw Of Dice’.

100 years of film censorship in India

14 min read . 14 Jul 2018
A still from ‘Raja Harishchandra’, one of the earliest films in the industry.

The most unkind cut of all

4 min read . 13 Jul 2018
A still from ‘C.I.D.’.

A fuss over ‘fiffy’

1 min read . 13 Jul 2018
A still from the music video for ‘Kaanta Laga’.

Censorship killed the video star

5 min read . 13 Jul 2018
A still from ‘Queen’ (the brassiere was blurred for theatrical release).

Those obscured objects of desire

3 min read . 13 Jul 2018
A still from ‘An Insignificant Man’.

Messing with reality

2 min read . 13 Jul 2018
From Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Notorious’ to Lekh Tandon’s ‘Amrapali’, directors over the decades have found ways to cleverly transcend censorship limits.

Slipping past the censors

4 min read . 13 Jul 2018