In a major setback for former film producer Pahlaj Nihalani, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) on 11 August has sacked Nihalani from his position on which Twitter erupted in mixed reactions.
According to reports of Times Now, Known poet, screenwriter and lyricist
Prasoon Joshi will reportedly replace Nihalani as the chairman of the censor board.
Since his appointment as the chief of the 23-member board in January, 2015, Nihalani has been embroiled in controversies.
Here are some of the Tweets:
Yes yes yes finally the dark times for Indian entertainment is over #PahlajNihalani is finally GONE!!— Sharanya Narayanan (@iamsharz) August 11, 2017
Prasoon Joshi, high hopes from you
Now Why was Pahlaj Nihalani sacked, when he was upholding all the sanskari Hindu Values. I strongly condemn this. LOL! 😂— Keerthi🌹 (@realkeerthi) August 11, 2017