Prasoon Joshi will be the new CBFC chief !!
After Pahlaj Nihalani was removed from the post of Central Board of Film Certification chairman, song-writer and poet Prasoon Joshi was appointed as a chief of CBFC with immediate effect for the period of 3 years.
Prasoon Joshi is known well as an AD man and he wrote lyrics for the films like Black, Neerja, Rang De Basanti, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Fanaa.
Pahlaj Nihalani was removed after he was involved in the controversies from 2015. His prudish views and two other issues which includes granting the certificate for the Bollywood film Lipstick Under My Burkha.
Along with him, the new members are Vidya Balan, Vivek Agnihotri, Gautami Tadimalla, Narendra Kohli, Naresh Chandra Lal, Neil Herbert Nongkynrih, Waman Kendre, T S Nagabharana, Ramesh Patange, Vani Tripati Tikoo, Jeevitha Rajasekhar and Mihir Bhuta.