Former President of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) pahlaj Nihalani said that
“the film industry should be united in the fight, to save the film industry from becoming a victim of politics.”
Expressing condolences on filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali and his film ‘Padmavati’, pahlaj Nihalani said,
“I express my heartfelt condolences to Sanjay Leela Bhansali and I am worried about the film industry, because this is not just a case of ‘Padmavati’.”
pahlaj Nihalani said, “Any movie can be trapped in this trap of various parties, politicians and politics. So I think this is a bad thing, And the whole industry should unite and decide. Today is ‘Padmavati’, any movie can fall into this kind of problem tomorrow. That’s why we should not be a victim of politics. ”
Nihalani said this while during the unveiling of the cover of Society Magazine. He attributed the lack of solidarity in the film industry to fail to resolve the controversy over ‘Padmavati’.
pahlaj Nihalani also spoke on issues like dynasty and casting couch. He said that dynasty is very popular in Bollywood. Nihalani said,
“For the past few years, new people are not coming to Bollywood because only 4-5 groups are taking the sons and daughters of famous people into their films.”
pahlaj Nihalani on casting couch
Nihalani on casting couch said that it could be in any industry. On comparison between himself and the CBFC’s new president Prasoon Joshi,
“I am not here to compare. I did a good job, I know this, And the media has appreciated it, I am grateful for that.” what they will do, you all will see .
“Now you will know how they are working and how I worked. how many films were released on time and how many movies were delayed.”