Prasoon Joshi

In an embarrassment to BJP, Chandra Bose calls 'selective outrage' statement by 62 celebrities a 'mockery'

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

published on : 26th July 2019

62 celebs pen open letter against 'selective outrage' over mob lynching

Celebrities like Madhur Bhandarkar, Vivek Agnihotri, Ashok Pandit, Pallavi Joshi, Manoj Joshi, Biswajit Chatterjee, Kangana Ranaut and Prasoon Joshi are those who have signed the letter.

published on : 26th July 2019

MNS demands Prasoon Joshi's resignation from Censor board over Modi biopic

The film has come under a cloud with Opposition parties, including Congress claiming that its release was planned with the intention of influencing voters in the ensuing Lok Sabha elections.

published on : 7th April 2019

CBFC chairperson Prasoon Joshi says freedom is not a blank cheque

In the book published by Rupa, Prasoon Joshi says that he shares an old, intimate relationship with thoughts, words and ideas.

published on : 27th February 2019

Terms like chest-thumping nationalism, jingoism to shame people: Kangana Ranaut

Ranaut, who spoke on nationalism during the launch of a song from her new film 'Manikarnika', said she agreed with lyricist Prasoon Joshi and writer Vijayendra Prasad who articulated the same views.

published on : 11th January 2019

India getting very aspirational: PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi said the government had already launched a holistic health care and health insurance system, but much more needed to be done.

published on : 19th April 2018

Nobody's voice should be called fringe voice: Prasoon Joshi

CBFC chairperson Prasoon Joshi reflected upon the controversy over 'Padmaavat', and said nobody's voice should be referred to as a 'fringe voice'.

published on : 17th March 2018

'Padmaavat' row: Karni Sena to protest CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi's lecture at Jaipur Lit Fest

CBFC chairman Joshi plans to participate in the Jaipur Literature Festival here on January 28, just days after the scheduled release of 'Padmaavat' on January 25.

published on : 19th January 2018

'Padmaavat' row: Allahabad HC issues contempt notice to CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi

The notice was issued after Joshi had failed to respond to a representation given by a petitioner seeking a ban on the release of 'Padmavati' (now 'Padmaavat').

published on : 17th January 2018

300 cuts in 'Padmavat' untrue, says CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi

The movie, starring Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor, is slated to release on January 25.

published on : 9th January 2018

Padmavati Row: Karni Sena demands resignation of Prasoon Joshi, Smriti Irani, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Demanding the film to be banned across the country, Karni Sena leader questioned the permission given to Sanjay Leela Bhansali to screen the film in UK.

published on : 5th January 2018

Amidst Padmavati row, Shahid Kapoor recalls Udta Punjab's controversies

Shahid Kapoor said that the film was made for the entire country and that the country should see the film and decide, instead of some people or groups.

published on : 20th November 2017

Padmavati row: Deepika Padukone starrer yet to get certification from CBFC, release delayed

The film has been mired in controversy over conjectures that it 'distorts history' regarding Rajput queen Padmavati.

published on : 19th November 2017

Disappointing that 'Padmavati' was screened without CBFC certification: Prasoon Joshi

The censor board had sent back the film's application to the makers on the ground that it was incomplete.

published on : 18th November 2017
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