What message does Ex-CBFC Chief Pahlaj Nihalani Have For Prasoon Joshi?

Prasoon Joshi

Prasoon Joshi

The board members include names like: Gautami Tadimalla, Narendra Kohli, Naresh Chandra Lal, Neil Herbert Nongkynrih, Vivek Agnihotri, Waman Kendre, Vidya Balan, T.S. Nagabharana, Ramesh Patange, Vani Tripati Tikoo, Jeevitha Rajasekhar and Mihir Bhuta.

On his part, Prasoon Joshi said that as the Censor Board chief, he will take cognizance of people's views while carrying out his work and would try to make as much difference as he could. Talking exclusively to ANI, Ashoke expressed his confidence in Joshi's ability and said Shyam Benegal committee's report will soon be considered.

"All the people who have joined will make a difference". It has to be done together. "It is a job that needs to be done and we need to look at it constructively. I have just come from Delhi though I did accept it but I did not expect that things will happen so fast". I will use my experience, as well as my understanding in the best way possible to discharge my duties.

The feeling of optimism was reflected by filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor who said that the industry had high expectations from him.

"I am happy that the film industry has expectations from me".

I am returning to my first love, film production, in a big way. I have a lot respect for the film industry. I will try to take the advice of people, who have to offer good advice. It's been a highly satisfying tenure at the CBFC for me. "There are a lot of big personalities who will be around me and I am lucky that I will get to know them and work with them for the betterment of the film industry", says Prasoon. I got rid of all the middlemen and touts who made money in the censor certification process. I will answer them once I get a hold of things.

Joshi, a two-time National award-winning lyricist, was born in Almora (Uttarakhand). He is best known for writing songs such as "Maa" from "Taare Zameen Par", "Bolo na" from "Chittagong" and "Zinda" from "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag".

The lyricist-writer was awarded the Padma Shri in 2015 for his contributions in the field of arts, literature and advertising.

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