Akshay Kumar
MID-DAY (April 4, 2017)

To ensure a starry turnout at the opening of their Peddar Road office today, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairman Pahlaj Nihalani has extended invitations to the industry’s top guns with superstar Amitabh Bachchan leading the pack. Along with the new office, the CBFC will celebrate its move to digitisation.

Besides Big B, Ajay Devgn, Akshay Kumar, Sunny Deol and Raveena Tandon have confirmed their presence. Also on the guest list are foreign film studios and desi production houses, Board CEO Anurag Srivastav and ex-chairpersons Asha Parekh and Anupam Kher.

The Peddar Road branch will be in addition to the CBFC’s 62-year-old office in Walkeshwar. Says Nihalani, “The new office will have a corporate structure."

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