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Prasoon Joshi

Prasoon Joshi: OTT Is An Emerging Medium, We Don't Know How Entertainment Happening Through Internet Will Evolve

Nov 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

"However, it is too early to see what shape and form this will take with regard to OTT. As the OTT space evolves, there should be constant discussions on this," said lyricist-writer and Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson Prasoon Joshi.

'Selective Outrage' Remark A Mockery, I Am Sure PM Modi Will Act Against Lynchings, Says BJP Leader

Jul 26, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The BJP leader and grandnephew of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose came out in support of the 49 intellectuals who had written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday on the lynching of minorities and hate crimes.

On Open Letter To PM On Lynchings, Kangana Ranaut, Prasoon Joshi, 59 Others Question 'Selective Outrage'

The signatories to the new letter include Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairman Prasoon Joshi, actor Kangana Ranaut, classical dancer and Member of Parliament Sonal Mansingh, and filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar among others.

CBFC Chief Prasoon Joshi Cancels Event At Jaipur Literature Festival Amid Threats From Karni Sena

Jan 27, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

" that the lovers of literature get to focus on creativity and not controversy."

CBFC Chief Faces Karni Sena's Ire For Clearing Padmaavat, Rajput Outfit To Protest His Lecture At JLF

"He has put the pride of Rajasthan at stake. How can he deliver a lecture here after humiliating us?"

17 January, 2018

Padmaavat Row: Allahabad HC Issues Contempt Notice To Censor Board Chief Prasoon Joshi For Not Replying To A Plea

Outlook Web Bureau

The Lucknow bench of the court granted three weeks' time to Joshi for filing his response to the contempt notice.

28 December, 2017

CBFC Chief Prasoon Joshi Invites Two Rajasthan Professors To Review 'Padmavati'

Outlook Web Bureau

The two academics are RS Khangarot, principal of the Agrawal College in Jaipur, and BL Gupta, a retired Rajasthan University professor.

21 November, 2017

Trying To Come Up With A 'Balanced Decision' On Padmavati, CBFC Chief Says It Needs Time And Space To Function

Outlook Web Bureau

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film is the first major hurdle that Joshi faces as the head of the Central Board of Film Certification.

27 October, 2017

Delay In Mersal's Telugu Version Being 'Unnecessarily Sensationalised': CBFC Chief Prasoon Joshi

Outlook Web Bureau

Joshi said the CBFC should not be unfairly targeted for political careers or commercial mileage

06 September, 2017

Share Information With Filmmakers Only After Certification, New CBFC Chief Prasoon Joshi Tells Officials

Outlook Web Bureau

The more things change the more they remain the same in the censor board.

12 August, 2017

After Pahlaj's Exit, Vidya Balan In Prasoon Joshi-Led Censor Board Panel

Outlook Web Bureau

'All the good people who join will make a difference. I think it has to be done together and there has to be some sort of understanding which has to brought in this is a job, it needs to be done and we need to look at it constructively,' says Joshi

27 February, 2009

Prasoon Joshi

Prasoon Joshi

He has a way of breaking the meter, it gets freshness into the song.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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