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Hindus Ask India’s New Film Censor Chair Leela Samson to Curb Vulgarity and Violence

Source: DailyIndia.com Nevada (US), April 02: Hindus have urged Leela Samson, the newly appointed chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) of India, to halt the unnecessary violence and vulgarity of Indian films. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in

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Samson Needs to Look Before Amendements to Cinematograph Act Head to Cabinet

Source: IndiaTelevision.com NEW DELHI: The amendments to the Cinematograph Act 1952 proposed by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry will be placed before the Union Cabinet as soon as the newly appointed noted Chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification

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Censor Board Not Into Moral Policing: Sharmila Tagore

Source: Sify Movies The debate whether Indian cinema needs a censor or not will continue forever, but Sharmila Tagore, chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), feels the body isn’t into moral policing. She says it has to

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Prakash Jha Locks Horns With the Censor Board

Source: IBN Movies – By Sharmila Tagore Mumbai: Yet another controversy involving filmmakers and the Censor Board is surfacing. It’s filmmaker Prakash Jha who has locked horns with the Censor Board over allegations that the promos of his new production ‘Turning

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