AMITABH THAKUR

  • Censor board denied clearance to 256 films in 10 years February 9, 2013

    Lucknow: The Censor Board denied certification for release to 256 films in the past 12 years, an RTI query has revealed. In response to a Right to Information (RTI) filed by activists Amitabh and Nutan Thakur, it has been revealed that between 2001 to 2011, 256 films were denied certification...
  • Rapper Honey Singh denies writing offensive lyrics January 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Rapper Honey Singh, who was forced to cancel his scheduled New Year's Eve show following protests in the backdrop of gangrape incident, on Tuesday sought to wash his hands off the controversy triggered by offensive lyrics in some of his songs. Singh, 28, who has sung for several...
  • UP IPS officer defends FIR against Honey Singh January 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Even though his fans may have been dejected, Uttar Pradesh IPS officer Amitabh Thakur has defended his FIR against Punjabi rapper Honey Singh for offensive songs, saying that he should be punished for his obscene antiwomen lyrics. The singer's New Year concert at a Gurgaon hotel was cancelled...