Taking Pahlaj Nihalani out of censor board won’t solve the problem3 min read . Updated: 09 Jun 2016, 03:17 PM IST
Nihalani is a symptom, not the disease. He brings out the worst of an institution designed to serve an archaic law that needs a drastic revision
As the controversy over Central Board of Film Certification’s (CBFC) suggested cuts to the makers of Udta Punjab raged on, the film industry displayed a rare show of solidarity on Wednesday. Filmmakers including Anurag Kashyap, Sudhir Mishra, Zoya Akhtar and Imtiaz Ali, among others, demanded Pahlaj Nihalani be sacked and greater liberty be accorded to artists.
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