“I believe in taking on responsibilities. The way I have fulfilled other responsibilities, I will give my best to this new task as well. I am happy that people have expectations from me and I deeply respect the film industry,” he said.
When asked if he would like to would iron out the creases of the tainted image that CBFC has, the 45-year-old replied, “I first need to understand the role and responsibility. I do understand it in a short form but I need to know completely what the processes are specially. With good intent, I would like to make as much difference as I can.”
Members of the reconstituted board also include Bollywood actress Vidya Balan.
Speaking about which, the lyricist said, “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. That’s what I would do. I would do it to the best of my abilities.”
The government on Friday evening issued a notification announcing the appointment of Prasoon Joshi as the chief of the film certification body.
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