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Happy Days: Pahlaj Nihalani removed as CBFC chief, Prasoon Joshi to be new chief. Congo everyone!

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NEW DELHI: Pahlaj  Nihalaniwas on Friday sacked as chairperson of Central Board of Film Certification in India ( CBFC), Times Now reported.
According to the news channel, noted adman, song-writer and poet Prasoon Joshi is expected to take charge.

Nihalani has been embroiled in controversy since his appointment as the chief of the 23-member board in January, 2015. For one, he has drawn flak for his prudish views and making his political leaning clear by calling PM Modi his "action hero". His candidature as the CBFC  chief as said to have been pushed by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), which also supported the controversial FTII chairman Gajendra Chauhan.

asked Aug 11, 2017 in General by Ankit 007 Assistant Director (51,591 points)
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edited Aug 11, 2017 by Zin

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congo everyone.
good for the industry,

answered Aug 11, 2017 by God Father Production Accountant (21,838 points)
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humain pehle hi family movies milti thi.... ab bhe milti hain...agay bhe milti raheingi.....
he was a bad news for those who prefer to hear cuss words on screen or choooma chaaati or semi newd **** .... !!
while watching movies....
we prefer clean family entertainment.....
no double meaning stuff...
no semi newd female stars....
no kissing scenes.....

call me old fashioned all you want..... but i think a female looks better newd from behind. semi newd doesn't cut it. and that ... you can't find in indian cinema .... so nihlani ho ya wehlaaani..... koi farak nahe padta hamain.

answered Aug 11, 2017 by Grand Nova Star (154,298 points)
edited Aug 11, 2017 by Grand Nova

Oh.. What do you have to say about two cuts in PRDP?

never even noticed'em. i have different problems with PRDP

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Not a big news for Salman fans.. Pahlaj Nihlani only used to cut vulgar scenes and dialogues not terrible acting. Otherwise no Salman movie would have released

answered Aug 11, 2017 by Criminal Director (134,942 points)

hahahaha ab salman khan ko troll karne ka reason is post main???? idiot srk fan.

srk fans ab .... purani gaari ka exhaust main convert ho chukay hain .. dhua nikalta nazar a raha hai.

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No news for Salman fans. Salman Khan has remained a conformist and traditional actor who chooses not to cross any decency line for authenticity vs respecting viewer concerns

answered Aug 11, 2017 by shah Executive Producer (65,446 points)
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Ye to hona hi tha.......

answered Aug 11, 2017 by power Assistant Director (46,765 points)
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Great news, pahlaj was a hypocrite, glad he will be gone. Hope prasoon also knows the job of the CBFC is to certify, not to impose their will down the audience's throats.

answered Aug 11, 2017 by Intense Director (127,859 points)
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Hopefully he would do a better job than this moron

answered Aug 11, 2017 by SSk Production Accountant (27,166 points)
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Yeah... just watched the news. And very good. This Nahlani created so much controversies in the past.

answered Aug 11, 2017 by Agan Executive Producer (65,016 points)
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Hum Anurag Kashyap fans se jyada khush toh koii na hoga... Party. ...

answered Aug 11, 2017 by Boxofficemaan Assistant Director (43,570 points)

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