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Self- Sensorship is good for Film Industry, CBFC and Film Industry has to work in tandem: TVK Reddy

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There is huge investment in films and lakhs of people earn their livelihood from it. With such a large enterprise, it is natural that film-makers have ...

There is huge investment in films and lakhs of people earn their livelihood from it. With such a large enterprise, it is natural that film-makers have to do their utmost to make the product which will fetch the best returns, Said Daggubati Suresh Babu. Speaking in the workshop arranged by CBFC to their newly appointed advisory panel members, he stretched the need of looking at online certification to create as much transparency.

In his inaugural address Shri T.V.K Reddy, CBFC Regional Director said India has a free press and the same freedom applies to cinema, which is free enterprise, which are aimed at educating and informing the public, while entertaining them. It is essential to put certain reasonable restrictions in the larger interest of the community and the country and strike a proper balance between the liberties guaranteed and the social interests. He advised the newly appointed members to follow the strict guidelines of CBFC in censoring a film.


He opined that the Central committee headed by Shyam Benegal for revamp of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) will come out with the best recommendations to benefit all. He also said filmmakers exercise some amount of self-censorship.

Delegated member of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) Smt. Jeevitha Rajashekhar said to newly appoint advisory panel members that personal ideology should not come while censoring films.

Writer Paruchuri Gopala Krishna, Director-producer Teja and Telangana Film Chamber of commerce General Secretary Murali Mohan also present in Workshop.

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