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Lit for Life 2014: Lights, Camera, Censor!: Moral Policing in Cinema


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The conversation between actor Kamal Haasan and K. Hariharan, director, L.V. Prasad Film and TV Academy primarily addressed censorship, along with the taboos associated with the industry and how cinema itself helped the people of a traditional society look beyond social construct. Click here for more videos.


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