Cinematograph Act

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‘I&B ministry appoints CEO, makes them answerable’

CBFC chairperson Leela Samson discusses the CEO’s arrest and the board’s problems.

Why a film needs to be certified

CBFC is a statutory body under the I&B ministry to regulate the public exhibition of films.


Screen Awards: Milkha, Ram-Leela and Madras Cafe dominate

The Screen song filled the air. “Dhak dhak dil dil, dil dil dhak dhak” perfectly encapsulated the mood of the evening

‘Review certification of Bhansali film’

According to the petition,the term Ramleela has been historically associated with the plays depicting the life of Ram.

Censor Board should certify film songs' lyrics: Panel

It said that in the past the sole endeavour was conducting a successful screening of the film.

Panel moots age-based film certification

Proposes draft Cinematograph Bill to replace 1952 Act.


Films likely to be rated as per new categories

Films will be rated by the censor board according to new categories like '12+' and '15+' instead of the current 'UA' category.

The Censor Nama

A few Weeks before amendments to the Cinematograph Act,1952,is tabled in Parliament,a seminar in Mumbai looks into the pressing issues.

The Censor Nama

More than 60 years after the Cinematograph Act was introduced — defining what can be shown on the screen

Censor Nama

More than 60 years after the Cinematograph Act was introduced,defining what can be shown on the screen,the first set of amendments are set to be tabled in Parliament in the Monsoon session.