Pahlaj Nihalani got sacked as the Chairperson of the Central Board Of Film Certification, on Friday and now, ace lyricist and adman, Prasoon Joshi has been appointed as the new CBFC chief.
While talking to the media, after being announced as the head of the board, Joshi said, “I have been given this responsibility and like always, I will try my best to fulfill my responsibilities according to my understandings and experiences. With good intent I would try and make as much difference as I can and that’s all I can do and I would do it to the best of my abilities.”
When told that the industry folks have high expectations from him, he said, “I am happy that they have expectations from me, I have utmost respect for the industry but first,I need to understand the role and responsibility fully. I will try and take opinions of people who have good intentions and understand things as it’s also very new for me and I don’t know exactly how this work is done but I believe that it’s important to work. I don’t want to just sit and comment.”
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