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Pahlaj Nihalani Exits Censor Board And Social Media Rejoices


Pahlaj Nihalani was removed as the CBFC chief last night. Following the announcement, award winning lyricist Prasoon Joshi was appointed as the honorary chief. Social media rejoiced at the exit of Nihalani, under whose leadership the CBFC had become increasingly intolerant. 

Here are some Twitter reactions: 


Nihalani proved to be extremely unpopular with the Hindi film industry as well as on social media. Since his tenure began in January 2015, he has been responsible for giving huge cuts to Udta Punjab, Lipstick Under My Burkha and others.

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It took judicial intervention for the films to receive a fair censor process.

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