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256 films banned by Censor Board in last decade

256 films banned by Censor Board in last decade
Between 2001 and 2011, a total 256 films have been denied certification by the Central Board of Film Certification, as per the information obtained by Lucknow based Rti (Right to Information) activists Amitabh and Nutan Thakur.

The maximum number of films denied certification in one year was 59 in 2006, followed by 33 films in 2002 and 31 in 2004. Only 9 films were denied certification in 2010.

In 2001 all the 19 films denied certificate were English films.

A maximum number of 78 Hindi films have been banned followed by 52 English films.  Among South Indian films; 51 Tamil, 33 Kannada, 15 Telugu and 14 Malayalam films have been denied certification in this period while 5 Marathi films have been denied certificate.

Only one Bengali film (2011- Kaal Aaj Kaal) and 1 Gujarati film (2010- Hun Re Vijogan Tara Nam Ni) was banned during this entire period while 2 Bhojpuri (Garda Garda Ho jaaye, Mumbai Bam Visfot Kand) and 2 Haryanavi films (Jija Teen Taang Ka, Padosan Thanedar) in 2006 were also denied certificates.
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Bendre is the best

Bendre is the best
That’s what Mottu claims! She says that the actress who once debuted with Govinda in Aag, Toofan or some such movie, has been busy bringing up her son Ranveer. So? Mottu says that Sonali Bendre who’s also judging India’s Got Talent for the second time over has become everyone’s favourite on the sets because she doesn’t throw tantrums. Okay Mottu, next. She says that the lady stays in the hotel she’s asked to, doesn’t make undue demands to go back home and is a ‘live’ wire on the sets. Zzzz… Yaaaaaawn! Bas Mottu kitna pakaegi! I’m so tired of her but then ...
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I want some hits, will focus on commercial films: Sushmita

A diva in her own right, actress Sushmita Sen likes to live life on her terms but returning to the big screen after a considerable gap, the former beauty queen now wants to focus only on commercial films."One of the key things in my life that has been far more important than any commercial success or being in the right banner or the right film is that I never compromised on me. I never take things for granted," Sushmita told reporters in an interview.The 33-year-old actress, who has been missing from silver screen for two years barring the release of "Karma, Confessions and Holi" this year, which she disowned, says sheis focusing on delivering some hits this time."I am focusing on making sure that I do only commercial films. I had done art films too early in my career and I am
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