The finest actress of our time Vidya Balan Joins CBFC on 11th August. 38 years old National Award winning critically acclaimed Vidya appointed as reconstituted Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) member while famous writer and poet Prasoon Joshi replaces Pahlaj Nihalani as Chief.
Recently, the former CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani was sacked and Prasoon has appointed as new chief after which Vidya Balan joined by veteran Tamil actress Gautami Tadimalla, veteran author Narendra Kohli, Filmmaker Naresh Chandra Lal, filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri and others.
Vidya Balan is pleased to be part of reconstituted Central Board of Film Certification and said “I am very happy to join the CBFC and I hope to fulfill my responsibilities as a member to the best of my abilities. I look forward to this new and exciting phase where our cinema will be allowed to reflect the sensibilities, realities, and complexities of the society we are living in today“.
1 January 1979 born Vidya Balan is a self-made star, started her acting career through television serial Hum Paanch (1995) simultaneously completed her education and pursued a master’s degree in sociology from University of Mumbai. So the actress is also regarded as one of the most educated personalities in Hindi Cinema.
She tried hard to get a chance in films and after several attempts, she got the chance in a Bengali drama Bhalo Theko in 2003 and proved her acting ability. In 2005, the actress did a Hindi film Parineeta, grabbed a lead role in this film after a tough audition in 2004.
Then she never looks behind and did films like Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2005), Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007), Paa (2009), Ishqiya (2010), The Dirty Picture in (2011), Kahani (2012). The actress won several awards and nominations, honored by Padma Shri for her peerless contribution to Indian cinema.
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