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A set of questions for Prasoon Joshi and Co

At the outset, the intellectual bankruptcy of this whataboutery business in a protectionist bigotry regime needs to be countered with a question: what is your take on the several incidents of mob-lynching in the name of cow and about this new trend of assaulting Muslims and forcing them to chant “Jai Shri Ram”.

‘Selective outrage, bias’: Colleagues criticise artistes’ letter to PM Narendra Modi

The letter listed 12 points on which, the signatories claimed, their colleagues were silent, for instance when Hindus were under attack in West Bengal recently or the Kashmiri Pandit issue.


Kangana Ranaut, Prasoon Joshi, 60 others attack 'selective outrage' in letter to PM

In their letter, personalities from the academics, entertainment and sports fraternities condemned the "conspiracy", which they called an attempt the "defame the nation".

We need greater creative presence in Cannes: Prasoon Joshi

Lyricist and Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief Prasoon Joshi admits that India requires far greater "creative presence" in the Cannes Film Festival.

Kangana Ranaut as Rani Laxmi Bai was key reason to do Manikarnika: Prasoon Joshi

Kangana Ranaut starrer Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi is scheduled to release on January 25. The dialogues and lyrics of the magnum opus have been penned by Prasoon Joshi.

Words like chest-thumping nationalism and jingoism are nowadays used for shaming: Kangana Ranaut

At the launch of Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi's first song "Vijayi Bhava", Kangana Ranaut and Prasoon Joshi explained why love for one's country needs to be expressed.


Prasoon Joshi: It's demeaning to term someone's voice as fringe voice

Censor board chief Prasoon Joshi recently opened up about creative freedom, and what went into finally releasing Padmaavat for the larger audience.

Padmaavat threat: Censor Board chief Prasoon Joshi skips Jaipur Lit Fest

Censor Board chief Prasoon Joshi addressed the release of Padmaavat in his statement: “I did my job and sincerely took a sensitive and balanced call.

Jaipur Literature Festival 2018: Prasoon Joshi bows to Karni Sena, to skip the fest

Prasoon Joshi was scheduled to participate in a session titled "Main aur Woh: Conversations with Myself". The Sri Rajput Karni Sena had said it would not allow Joshi to attend the Jaipur Literature Festival as the censor board cleared Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat for release.

Prasoon Joshi backs out of JLF amid Padmaavat row, says focus should be on creativity and not controversy

Rajput outfits such as the Karni Sena have opposed CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi's visit in to Rajasthan amidst the row over the movie Padmaavat.

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Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at the Express Adda

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at the Express Adda with Prasoon Joshi, lyricist and chairman, Asia Pacific, CEO and CCO, India, McCann Worldgroup, and Vandita Mishra, National Opinion Editor, The Indian Express, in Delhi.

President Pranab Mukherjee confers Bharat Ratna, Padma awards

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday conferred the Bharat Ratna and Padma awards to eminent persons at Rastrapathi Bhawan.


Aamir Khan, Anil Kapoor get book-ed

Aamir Khan was spotted at the launch of Sagar Movietone, a book written by Biren Kothari.

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Opinion | Why Have 63 Children Died At Gorakhpur Government Hospital?

Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: Although the deaths are being blamed on infections and possible disruption of oxygen supply in the paediatrics ward, the hospital and district administration have dismissed the lack of oxygen supply as a reason for the tragedy. To know more about the story watch out the video.    

Bengali Film Makers Welcome Prasoon Joshi As CBFC Chief

Pahlaj Nihalini, who had hogged headlines for his controversial decisions, was sacked and replaced with lyrics writer Prasoon Joshi in a surprise announcement on August 11. As Bollywood celebrates the decision, Bengali directors too are happy about the development. To know the complete story watch out the video.