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01 April, 2020

Committee Reports: The Film Enquiry Committee

The recommendations of this Committee were not implemented. 

More than two decades later, in 1949, a Film Enquiry Committee was appointed by the Government of India for a second time to inquire into the conditions of the film industry. Mr. S. K. Patil was its Chairman and M/s. M. Satyanarayan, (Dr.) R.P. Tripathi, V. Shankar, V. Shantaram and B.N. Sircar were its other members. It published its report in October 1951 in which it made certain very important recommendations. It observed several serious maladjustments in the structure of the Indian film industry, and

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