Cinematograph Act

Screenwriter unions send letter to government regarding proposal to amend Cinematograph Act 

Among other things. the draft Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill 2021 proposes to empower the Central government to order recertification of an already certified film and penalise film piracy. 

published on : 4th July 2021

Cinematograph Bill hits freedom of expression: Suriya

Many other filmmakers from across the country like Anurag Kashyap, Hansal Mehta, and Zoya Akhtar have endorsed this open letter.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill​: Film bodies give joint representation to Centre regarding proposal

On June 18, the Centre had sought public comments on the draft Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill 2021 which proposes to penalise film piracy with a jail term and fine & introduce age-based certification.

published on : 2nd July 2021

I see no point in government's proposal to amend Cinematograph Act: Shyam Benegal

The veteran director said that when there's already an existing system of the CBFC, there should be no outside control, especially by the government.

published on : 2nd July 2021