Shyam Benegal to head committee to revamp film censor board

It has been decided that a panel will be formed which will be responsible for the overhaul of the Censor Board. The committee will be headed by noted film director Shyam Benegal under holistic interpretation of provisions of Cinematograph Act and Rules. Confirming the report Benegal said, “It’s PM’s vision to revamp the censor board.”

Other members of the revamp board are Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Piyush Pandey, Bhawana Somaaya, Nina Lath Gupta. The committee has been requested to submit their recommendations within two months.