Who – Pahlaj Nihalani
What – New Chairperson of Censor Board
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A filmmaker Pahlaj Nihalani was appointed as a chairperson of the Censor Board after Leela Samson resigned as its chief alleging interference by the government in its matters.
As per the official announcements Pahlaj Nihalani was appointed for a period of three years.
The government also reconstituted the board by appointing nine others members including BJP leader Vani Tripathi Tikoo and filmmakers Ashoke Pandit and Chandra Prakash Dwivedi and other members are film writer Mihir Bhuta, Syed Abdul Bari, Ramesh Patange, actor George Baker, actor-filmmaker Jeevitha and actor- playwright S Ve Shekhar.
About Pahlaj Nihalani
Pahlaj Nihalani is a Film-Producer. He is known for movies like Aankhen (1993), Talaash: The Hunt Begins…(2003) and Shola Aur Shabnam (1992).