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Is Censorship a Necessary Evil?

With more than 1000 films being released every year, in India censorship of films has not only been a debate in the legal fraternity but also a topic of discussion at the family dinner table. 1,002 more words

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Mattel, Inc. and Ors. V. Aman Bijal Mehta and Ors


The use of catchy words and established brand name in a song, to attract the attention of the viewer is not something that is new these days. 1,087 more words

Legal Issues

Viacom 18 Media Private Limited & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors.

“It should always be remembered that if intellectual prowess and natural or cultivated power of creation is interfered without the permissible facet of law, the concept of creativity paves the path of extinction; and when creativity dies, values of civilization corrode.” 1,308 more words

Legal Issues

मृत्यु उत्सव  – सती प्रथा

NEWS TOI- Women from the Rajput community on Thursday warned Sanjay Leela Bhansali that he would have to commit Jauhar (self-immolation) if his film ‘Padmaavat’ is released. First Poste…

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When Saif Ali Khan's Kaalakaandi was saved from CBFC’s cuts

A constant fear among directors after the completion of a film is the certification procedure. For some films, chopping a few scenes and changing a few words by the censor board, does not make a lot of difference, however, for others, such alterations can change the very concept. 266 more words

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India Fires Controversial Chief Censor Pahlaj Nihalani

The Indian government has sacked its chief censor Pahlaj Nihalani. His bizarre decisions had outraged the film industry against the Central Board of Film Certification, also known as the Censor Board of India. 373 more words