How are films “Passed” by the “Censor Board” in India?


We enjoy watching films and documentaries. And quite often we also hear controversies around the “Censor Board” that has been mandated with the task to certify films and documentaries. But do you know that “Censor Board” is a wrong terminology. The correct word is CBFC (Central Board of Film Certification) and its job is not to “censor” but to certify films. Surprised? Watch this conversation between Mr. Rajendra Bhatt, former Regional Officer CBFC and Vivek Sinha, Founder-Editor News Intervention where Mr Rajendra Bhatt explains several interesting facets about how films are cleared by the CBFC.

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