Shabana Azmi wrote how films were more important than clothes at the festival
Shyam Benegal and Sudhir Mishra criticised the Central Board of Film Certification for refusing to certify Lipstick Under My Burkha
"When I went to meet Guru Dutt, he said, 'Listen, what are you going to do with me? You will be an assistant and would get no opportunity to do anything else. You will just be a 'gofor',- revealed Shyam Benegal
"The one good thing that has now come out is the recommendations of the Shyam Benegal committee and we wish that gets approved too. Creative freedom should never be curbed," said Kamal
Our newsmaker today Shyam Benegal talks on how to revamp the controversial censor board. The head of the committee says the board should categorise rather than "use scissors" to cut films.
A committee headed by filmmaker Shyam Benegal has recommended certain reforms to the Central Board of Film Certification recently. Mr Benegal said: "The Central Board of Film Certification is there to certify your film for public release. What we have done is to add to that classification so that there is less ambiguity in the process."
India's censor board, precinct of multiple controversies in recent months, will be revamped by the government based on the report of a new committee headed by award-winning director Shyam Benegal. The five other members of the committee include advertising guru Piyush Pandey and director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra.
As protests by students at the prestigious Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) enter one month, the former chairman and eminent filmmaker Shyam Benegal has told NDTV the students must talk to Gajendra Chauhan, the man whose appointment they are opposing.
Superstar Salman Khan took out time from his busy schedule to inaugurate the International Women's Tennis Championship at an event
Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor was announced as the brand ambassador of electronics company Phillips in Mumbai on October 24.