About 135 films out of all Hindi releases in 2015-16 were granted ‘A’ certificate. According to the annual report of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), in 2012, about 59 Hindi films were cleared with an adult certificate.The number increased 44 in 2013-14 while in 2014-15, the number rose to 102 and in 2015-16, it was 135. About 65 Hindi films were given ‘U’ certificate, 140 U/A and 135 ‘A’ certificate for this period, the report said, adding that a total of 1,021 films were censored by CBFC in 2015-16.
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