Leela Samson resigns as Sangeet Natak Akademi chairperson

Sangeet Natak Akademi chairperson Leela Samson has tendered her resignation from the post.

CBFC should be revamped: Leela Samson

The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) should be revamped as the institution doesn't have the freedom to take "independent decisions" and the film industry too doesn't have faith in it, says its chairperson Leela Samson.

‘Vishwaroopam’ ban: Tripartite meet to resolve issues set for today

Kamal Haasan is reportedly set to be a part of the proposed tripartite talks on Saturday in a bid to get past the ‘Vishwaroopam’ ban issue.

‘Vishwaroopam’: Censor Board chief lashes out at TN government

Censor Board chief Leela Samson has lashed out against the government seeking to ban Kamal Haasan’s ‘Vishwaroopam’ in spite of the Madras High Court’s decision to let the film screened.

We face flak of decisions by filmmakers, government: CBFC chief

Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson Leela Samson said Monday that the board neither makes guidelines nor films, but still they are at the receiving end from both filmmakers and the government.

`Aarakshan` good film, unfortunately ran into trouble: CBFC chief

`Aarakshan`, "unfortunately hit troubled political situations", CBFC chief said.

New film classification system to replace censorship: Samson

CBFC chief Leela Samson promised to bring in more transparency in the film certification process.

Bharatnatyam dancer Leela Samson likely to head Censor Board

Well-known Bharatnatyam dancer Leela Samson is expected to be the next chief of the censor board, an official of the ministry of information and broadcasting said.