The latest notification issued by the government on smoking scenes in films and television programmes have left filmmakers fuming over the 'absurd' guidelines. CT takes a look at the debate, its genesis and what it means for showbusiness
For a few years now, the government has been trying to introduce guidelines to ban smoking cigarettes in films. Finally, in October, the government issued a notification, ordering all films, as well as TV programmes, to have health warnings at the beginning and in the middle of the film/show.
Edited by Fred Muller - 3/12/12 at 3:32am