Cinematograph Act

Industry greets cabinet nod on Cinematograph Act

The amendments provide for inclusion of a new section for the prohibition of unauthorised recording of films screened in cinema halls.

Feb 07, 2019, 13:52 PM IST

Cabinet approves jail term for film piracy

This step will help our film industry in dealing with the menace of piracy, he said.

Feb 06, 2019, 22:48 PM IST

Don't censor A-rated movies: Change.org petition

A plea to release A-rated movies without any cuts, has been started by Change.org to submit before the Shyam Benegal Committee on censorship.  

Feb 21, 2016, 21:07 PM IST

Censor board can be broad-minded: Shabana Azmi

National-award-winning actress Shabana Azmi says the censor board can work with a broader mindset provided the Cinematograph Act undergoes a revision. Recently, trailer of filmmaker Hansal Mehta's upcoming drama "Aligarh" was given an 'A' certificate by the board as the movie dealt with homosexuality.

Feb 02, 2016, 17:09 PM IST

Committee on making Cinematograph Act robust submits report

An empowered committee set up to suggest means to make the Cinematograh Act robust today submitted it report to the government with recommendations on certification, portrayal of women and communal harmony.

Oct 09, 2013, 18:25 PM IST

‘Vishwaroopam`: Plan to set up a panel to look into Cinematograph Act, says I&B Minister

With the controversy over Kamal Hassan starrer `Vishwaroopam` intensifying, Union Information & Broadcasting (I&B) Minister Manish Tewari on Thursday reiterated that there was a need to revisit the Cinematograph Act.

Jan 31, 2013, 17:07 PM IST

Time to change Cinematograph Act, says Mukesh Bhatt

Filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt Monday called for a change in the provisions of Cinematograph Act 1952, on the basis of which the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) regulates public exhibition of films in the country.

Oct 30, 2012, 12:10 PM IST