Mr. Danyal Gilani
Chairman

 

Phone:  +92-51-9204163
Fax:         +92-51-9204338
Email:     chairman@cbfcpakistan.gov.pk

Central Board of Film Censors

 

Mandate/Functions

The Central Board of Film Censors is an attached department of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. Prime functions of the CBFC are to examine/decide about suitability or otherwise of local and imported films that are presented for public exhibition and to regulate exhibition of these films in cinema houses falling in its jurisdiction under the provisions of the Motion Pictures Ordinance, 1979 and rules framed there-under. Films are given ratings by Board members as per their contents. Board is constituted by the Federal Government and members are selected from a cross section of the society including serving and retired government officials, intellectuals, media persons, opinion leaders, and parliamentarians.