8 Indian Movies That Got Banned By Censor Board


Films means Bollywood and Hollywood. However, when it comes to numbers, Bollywood makes the most number of films in every year. Thus, apart from all hits and flops, there are films which are intentionally kept out of our reach. These are the films that indulge in bold scenes, vulgar language issues on religions and many more.

Here is the list of some movies which the Censor Board banned. However, not that the viewers missed!

censor board 11. Bandit Queen (1994)
Bandit Queen is the most talked movie, which was not only offensive, but was also counted in vulgarity. The film was based on the biopic of Phoolan Devi. The movie got banned due to its precise sexual content, nudity and abusive language, which the censor board just could not digest.


censor board22. Kama Sutra – A Tale Of Love (1996)
Kama Sutra, the name of the movie itself is taken from the most form of Indian tale of our sixteenth century lovers. And when censor board could not digest the most explicit, wrong and wicked content for the audiences of the Indian nation, the board decided not to go ahead with it.


censor board33. Paanch (2003)
Paanch is the movie of Anurag Kashyap, which entered with a lot of heat; but was covered with eye of the censor board. The film was based on Joshi-Abhyankar serial murders .It was more like a thriller with high octane violence, obtuse language and drug abuse. And thus the censor board had no option and a good reason to ban this film.


censor board44. Black Friday (2004)
Black Friday is the most famous book which had told the true story of the Bombay bomb blast by Zaidi. Anurag Kashyap’s movie was measured too dark to be released in India. The film also faced a stay order from The Bombay High Court because of the 1993 Bombay blasts case and thus the censor board had to ban it.


censor board55. Sins (2005)
Sins is one of those film in Bollywood where they showed the journey of a Kerala priest who falls for the charms of a woman and gets sexually involved with her. The movie was censored as most erotic movie. It was mostly filled with fascination and lust. Moreover, Catholics didn’t like the concept of the story been portrait. In addition to this, the Censor Board too could not digest the nude scenes in the film and hence the movie did not see the glow of the day.


censor board66. Firaaq (2008)
Firaaq was based on true incident that took place in the riot of Gujarat. The film actress Nandita Das was widely criticised for hurting the sentiments of Hindus and Muslims and accordingly, the censor board decided to ban the movie with immediate effect.


censor board77. Water (2005)
The movie Water got into the controversy because of its dark insights on the life of the Indian widows. Water is also written by Anurag Kashyap, where it again faced the ban. The more controversial issues in the movie were like exclusion and misogamy. In all this, movie got attacked by protesters and thus censor board announced it to be banned.



censor board88. Gandu (2010)
Gandu, the name of the movie itself describes it all. This film was buzzed with lot of oral sex scenes and nudity. And the censor board undoubtedly banned the film in Indian cinema.


Its said we learn things from films and social media’s but at times film are made after seeing the reality in today’s world.

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