Kollywood actor and producer Vishal grabbed headlines when he shared a video on his Instagram deal with and made some surprising claims in regards to the Central Board of Movie Certification (CBFC) forward of the discharge of the Hindi model of his movie, Mark Antony. He accused the board of corruption and claimed paying Rs 6.5 lakh to obtain a certificates for the Hindi launch.
Submit the explosive costs made by the actor, former censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani has requested the present chief Prasoon Joshi to resign. Whereas speaking to Aaj Tak, he stated, “I am of the opinion that Prasoon Joshi should resign for the welfare of the industry. If he is not able to give time, then he has no right to continue sitting on that chair. He does not even sit in the Chairman’s office and has given all the power to the CO.”
He added, “The work of clearance is done by the Chairman, but there the CO is doing it. The job of the CO is simply to look after the administration. What is happening in the Censor Board office is very shameful.”
Assertion by the Ministry of Info and Broadcasting
The Ministry of Info and Broadcasting (MIB), has issued an official assertion concerning the identical and talked about within the observe that ‘strictest action will be taken against anyone found involved’. The inquiry will happen right now.
The assertion will be learn, “The issue of corruption in CBFC brought forth by actor @VishalKOfficial is extremely unfortunate. The Government has zero tolerance for corruption and strictest action will be taken against anyone found involved. A senior officer from the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has been deputed to Mumbai to conduct an inquiry today itself (sic).”
Additional including, “We request everyone to cooperate with the Ministry, by providing information about any other instance of harassment by CBFC at email@example.com @producers_guild @motionpictures (sic).”
Whereas the unique Tamil model of Mark Antony was launched on 15 September, the Hindi model arrived on 28 September.