Vasay Chaudhry appointed as new VC of Punjab Film Censor Board
Actor, writer and host Vasay Chaudhry has been appointed as the new Vice Chairman of the Punjab Film Censor Board.
Punjab Information and Culture Department has updated the members and office bearers of the Punjab Film and Censor Board and in this connection, a notification has also been issued.
Vasay Chaudhry has been named the new vice chairman of the Punjab Film Censor Board whereas Ammara Hikmat, the producer of the mega film The Legend of Maula Jatt, has been named a non-official member of the board.
Kanwal Khoosat, daughter of Irfan Khoosat, had previously served on the board as an unofficial member.
The newly elected board will serve for the next two years. A representative of the Punjab Information and Culture Department said that the appointment of new members is routine and an official process to run the affairs. “There is no other particular reason to change or replace any member”.
The notification states that the Punjab Film and Censor Board will now be led by five official members, including Chaudhry Gull Zaman as chairman, Vasay Chaudhry as vice chairman, the secretary of information and culture department or their nominee, a second chief secretary of the home department or their nominee, and the secretary of law and parliamentary affairs or their nominee.
Whereas, seven non-official members will be at the helm of the Punjab Film Censor Board. This includes Ammara Hikmat, Juggan Kazim, Abid Rasheed, Ali Tanveer, Zaigham Gondal, and Fatima Ahmad Khan.