Pahlaj Nihalani sacked Prasoon Joshi to replace him

The Centre has removed Pehlaj Nihalani from the post of the Chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).Noted lyricist and screenplay writer Prasoon Joshi was appointed as the new CBFC chief by the Government to replace Nihalani in a surprise move on Friday.The Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry also reconstituted the film censor board by inducting several new members including popular Bollywood actress Vidya Balan.Kannada film director TS Nagabharana, filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri, author Narendra Kohli, popular actresses Gautami Tadimalla and Jeevitha Rajasekhar are other
Source: DH