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Tag Archives: Udta Punjab

‘Curbing freedom of expression is absurd, scary’

  New Delhi: Indian filmmakers are living in “absurd and scary” times, given how they don’t know what the “rules” really are, says Vikramaditya Motwane, who is one-fourth of the Phantom Films banner that produced the controversial “Udta Punjab”. “I worry about curbing of ideas… not so much about what you can make or what you…

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Alia Bhatt to endorse online jewellery platform

  New Delhi: Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt has been roped in to endorse an online jewellery platform with an aim to target young shoppers. Alia, the first celebrity to endorse the brand Bluestone.com, says she loves the concept of shopping for jewellery in the virtual world. “The brand complements my personal style beautifully as it is…

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Shilpa Shetty might make comeback soon

New York: Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, who has been away from the silver screen for some years now, says she might make a comeback soon. Asked if she has plans to return to face the cameras for a film, Shilpa said here: “Soon. I have been offered something, let’s see if I bite the bait.” The…

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Aamir Khan, Dhanush, Junior NTR win at Sankarabharanam Awards

  Hyderabad: In the inaugural edition of Sankarabharanam Awards, actors Aamir Khan, Junior NTR and Dhanush have won top laurels, the organisers announced on Monday. The award ceremony will take place here on Tuesday. Sankarabharanam Awards, formed in honour of filmmaker K. Vishwanath by actress Tulasi, will honour winners from five film industries which include artists…

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Stop judging films without viewing them: Shahid

Mumbai:  Shahid Kapoor’s controversial film “Udta Punjab” is finally set for this Friday release, and the actor has urged everyone to stop judging films without watching them. “Stop judging the films and characters after seeing one-minute promo. It’s a two and half hour film. If you feel any credibility in people sitting out here, please wait…

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HC blasts CBFC for ‘censoring’ instead of ‘certifying’

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday pulled up the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) for insisting on ‘censoring’ films instead of ‘certifying’ them and demanded to know why it was not banning ‘Udta Punjab’ film if it was trying to glorify drugs. Simultaneously, it asked the makers of the film to tone down the…

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Udta Punjab:Bombay HC asks CBFC to explain cuts

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday asked the CBFC to explain the 13 changes suggested in the upcoming Bollywood release ‘Udta Punjab’ as the board stoutly defended its Revising Committee’s decision in the matter. The suggested changes are “justified and proper”, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) said during a hearing of a petition…

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‘Udta Punjab’ a very well-made film, says Shyam Benegal

Mumbai: Veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal, who heads the government-appointed revamp panel of the Central Board of Film Certification’s (CBFC), on Wednesday watched the controversial “Udta Punjab” and appreciated it for being “very well-made”. A special screening of the movie was organised for Benegal after the censor board suggested 89 cuts to the movie, leading to a…

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‘Udta Punjab’ makers move Bombay HC, hearing on Thursday

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court will hear on Thursday a petition filed by Phantom Films, the co-producers of the drug-themed upcoming Bollywood movie ‘Udta Punjab’. Phantom Films moved the court on Wednesday morning, seeking a copy of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) Revising Committee order suggesting changes to the film set for a June…

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