The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) is a statutory censorship and classification body under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting that regulated the public exhibition of films under the provisions of the Cinematograph Act. . The headquarters of CBEC is located at Mumbai, Maharashtra. The board consists of non-official members and a Chairman, all of whom are appointed by Central Government. Any Film can be publicly exhibited in the country only after they have been certified by it. Prasoon Joshi, the famous lyricist, is the newly appointment chairperson of the CBFC. Joshi is known for putting forth his opinion on contemporary issues. He twice won the National Award for Best Lyricist – first in 2008 for ‘Maa’ (Taare Zameen Par) and then in 2013 for ‘Bolo Na’ in Chittagong.