Thursday, December 09, 2021

Shyam Benegal


Hope to see change in CBFC’s attitude after Udta Punjab judgement: Shyam Benegal

June 14, 2016 11:29 am

“The most important thing very few people realise is that the people who applied for the censor certificate, which are the filmmakers themselves, had asked for an adult certificate anyway.” Shyam Benegal.

Hope Shyam Benegal committee report is implemented soon: Sudhir Mishra

June 10, 2016 8:17 pm

Sudhir Mishra said he hopes that Shyam Benegal's committee report is implemented soon.

'Udta Punjab' is about real issues, not against state, says filmmaker Shyam Benegal

June 09, 2016 4:13 pm

However, Shyam Benegal refused to comment on the cuts demanded by the censor board in Udta Punjab.

Udta Punjab a very well-made film, says Shyam Benegal

June 08, 2016 9:57 pm

Shyam Benegal watched the controversial "Udta Punjab" and appreciated it for being "very well-made".

Film censorship continues and spreads in India

June 08, 2016 12:02 am

The Shyam Benegal Committee report does not help matters.

Shyam Benegal, Imtiaz Ali to direct short films

April 13, 2016 8:12 pm

An anthology of eight short films "Shor Se shuruaat" is being helmed by eight different directors like Shyam Benegal, Imtiaz Ali, Raju Hirani and Mira Nair and is slated to release by the end of this year.

Cinema focuses on entertainment, later education: Shyam Benegal

February 09, 2016 2:58 pm

Eminent filmmaker Shyam Benegal says when you make a film, the process is entertainment first followed by information and education.

The villain in the picture

February 08, 2016 12:02 am

Existing regime of film censorship is unconstitutional and violative of the right to freedom of speech and expression. The proposed revamp has a limited remit.

Need to have a dedicated TV channel for science: Shyam Benegal

January 18, 2016 8:13 pm

Shyam Benegal says there is a need to have a 24-hour channel about science in the country.

Censor board revamp won't just be window dressing: Shyam Benegal

January 18, 2016 8:06 pm

Shyam Benegal today said he will ask the government to extend its two-month term if the report is not ready by that time-frame.


Bollywood celebs at Divya Dutta's mother Prayer Meet

January 14, 2016 1:57 pm

Actress Divya Dutta, who is noted for playing a variety of roles in various film genres, recently lost her mother. A prayer meet was held for her late mother in Mumbai on Janbuary 13 and it was attended by many celebs from television and film industry.

Shyam Benegal, Anil Dharker, Julio Ribeiro attend Charles Correa's funeral

June 18, 2015 6:45 pm

Charles Correa's funeral was attended by Shyam Benegal, Anil Dharker, Julio Ribeiro, Dolly Thakore, BV Doshi among others.


Minimal use of `scissors` will be focused on: Shyam Benegal

January 09, 2016 10:25 am

Mumbai, Jan 09 (ANI): Director and screenwriter Shyam Benegal on Saturday said that the main attempt is to minimize the use of scissors while certifying films, which means the committee, will need to grade films more carefully. He further said that the committee will have to work on the guidelines as India is a complex and diverse society.