Cinematograph Act

  • Government to re-look into the Cinematographic Act January 31, 2013

    new Delhi: Against the backdrop of the controversy over Kamal Haasan's film 'Vishwaroopam', the central government Thursday said it will form a committee for a 're-look' into the Cinematographic Act to make the censor board's regulatory framework more robust. "Certain issues have come up as a result of certain decisions which...
  • Full Text: The Cinematographer Act of 1952 January 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of controversy surrounding Kamal Haasan's film 'Vishwaroopam', Union information and broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Thursday said there was a need to "revisit" the Cinematograph Act to ensure decisions of the Censor Board are implemented. "Time-cinematographic act revisited to ensure implementational integrity (of) certification decisions,...
  • Need to revisit Cinematograph Act: I&B Minister January 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of controversy surrounding Kamal Haasan's film 'Vishwaroopam', Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on January 31 said there was a need to "revisit" the Cinematograph Act to ensure decisions of the Censor Board are implemented. "Time-cinematographic act revisited to ensure implementational integrity (of) certification decisions,...
  • 'Vishwaroopam': Not moving SC, says Kamal Haasan January 31, 2013

    Chennai: In a dramatic turn of events, actor-director Kamal Haasan said on Thursday he would not move the Supreme Court against a stay on his film 'Vishwaroopam' by the Madras High Court even as Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari indicated that the government may consider amending the Cinematograph Act...
  • Delighted by news on Cinematograph Act: Leela Samson January 31, 2013

    Censor board chairperson Leela Samson welcomed the government's step of considering amendments to the Cinematograph Act. Leela Samson said, "If the government comes up with this, it is the best news I have heard in a long time. We have been defending ourselves in Chennai against what the attorney said...
  • 'Vishwaroopam' ban: Govt mulls amending Cinematograph Act January 31, 2013

    New Delhi: In the backdrop of the controversy surrounding Kamal Haasan's 'Vishwaroopam', the Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari has indicated that the government may consider amending the law. He tweeted on Thursday that it's time the Cinematograph Act is revisited to ensure that state governments cannot question a certificate...
  • Bollywood calls for revamp of certification rules October 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Members of the film fraternity today erupted into a debate about the process of film certification in the country, calling for a revamp in the constitution of the CBFC and The Cinematograph Act of 1952. Industry stalwarts like Mukesh Bhatt, Ramesh Sippy, Shyam Benegal, Sudhir Mishra and Shabana Azmi...