Pahlaj nihalani

Lipstick Under My Burkha is an important film for men to watch.

Letter from a movie hall

5 min read . 29 Jul 2017
On censorship

On censorship

1 min read . 13 Jul 2017
A man rides his bicycle past a poster of the movie ‘Udta Punjab’ in Mumbai. Photo: Reuters<br />

Profane proof

4 min read . 17 Jun 2016
Pahlaj Nihalani, head of the Central Board of Film Certification. Photo: AFP<br />

Censorship’s nanny state

4 min read . 16 Jun 2016
A file photo of Pahlaj Nihalani, chairman of CBFC. The revising committee of the censor board has passed ‘Udta Punjab’ with an A certificate and 89 cuts, which hasn’t gone down well with the producers, who have demanded an A certificate without cuts. Photo: HT <br />

How does India’s censor board work?

2 min read . 10 Jun 2016