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Kamal Haasan To Be Included As A Committee Member In The Censor Board Of India!

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In what looks like a rather smart move, the Censor Board of India is planning to invite acclaimed actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan to be a part of the panel, currently headed by Shyam Benegal.

According to reports, the information and broadcasting (I&B) ministry, which set up the Benegal committee in an attempt to tranquilize the recent controversies surrounding the Censor Board, is planning to include famed film personalities from across India.

Kamal Haasan Censor Board

Director-cinematographer Shaji N Karun from the Malayalam film industry and Goutam Ghosh, an acclaimed Bengali film-maker, may also be included as committee members.

It is to be noted that Kamal Haasan, has in the past, accused CBFC of snatching his cinematic freedom. Now that the I&B ministry is planning to hand him over a part of the responsibility, it should be interesting to see if the Viswaroopam actor accepts the offer.

With many film-makers raising their concern over freedom of expression in Indian cinema, the inclusion of geniuses like Kamal Haasan is expected to bring in a positive change at the way we look at films here in our country.

Stay tuned for more updates.

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