A new era starts in Bollywood with Prasoon Joshi beginning with the Central Board of Film Certification.

Aug 12, 2017 - 02:20 hrs IST
A new era starts in Bollywood with Prasoon Joshi beginning with the Central Board of Film Certification.

With the tenure of Pahlaj Nihalani's era in the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) coming to an end and beginning with Prasoon Joshi's entry into CBFC, there's a new hope for the filmmakers as they see this change as a silver lining for the film industry with the new hope. ​ He further said with the change of authority, the members of the CBFC said they are thankful to the Government of India , Smriti Irani , the Minister of Information and Broadcasting and Rajyavardhan Rathore for having taken this decision of appointing Prasoon Joshi as the Chairman of the CBFC.


The film fraternity including the directors, producers, filmmakers are happy and excited with the new decision and they stand by the Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Smriti Irani's decision.​ They further said the freedom of expression for the filmmakers is going to improve with the new stand and their rights will now be protected with Prasoon ​Joshi taking over as the Chairperson.​Further Shyam Benegal's committee report will also soon be considered as the film fraternity respects him a as a writer , a great thinker and someone who identifies with the true cinema which would also soon come into force.