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Nihalani removed as CBFC chief

12 Agosto 2017, 03:42 | Gervasio Siguenza

OMG finally! Pahlaj Nihalani removed as CBFC Chief, replaced by Prasoon Joshi

Trade expert reveals what went behind sacking Pahlaj Nihalani as CBFC Chief

After creating a host of controversies and irritating and angering a large section of the film industry, Pahlaj Nihalani has finally been sacked from the post of Censor Board Chief. From snipping the length of liplocks to refusing to certify a film for being "lady-oriented", the Nihalani-led CBFC was infamous for its draconian measures. The Censor Board will now be helmed by Bollywood poet-lyricist, and screenwriter Prasoon Joshi.

"I am happy with this decision ... this had to happen", film-maker Ashok Pandit, a member of the outgoing panel, told Reuters over the phone.

Sources in the I & B ministry say that the centre was dissatisfied with Nihalani's tenure as he antagonised the film community and was not seen as inspirational. Following speculations over his removal, he had said that he would step down as the CBFC Chief if asked. Again he added and said "It was a big challenge while it lasted". These elements-I am not going to name them on-record-are now celebrating an early Diwali. "My staff has supported me and CBFC became corruption-free and online certification also became transparent (under my leadership)". I wish all the best to the film industry, and to people who were against me. I've always performed my duty with honesty, sincerity.

"The whole process is still not fully known to me". He became famous for chopping off scenes from the movies and posing problems for filmmakers. "I have believed that right and responsibilities are better served with a constructive contribution". "With good intent, I would like to make as much difference as I can".

The committee also included Kamal Haasan, filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, ad-man Piyush Pandey, film critic Bhawana Somaaya and National Film Development Council managing director Nina Lath Gupta.



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