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A few months ago, writer-poet and advertising entrepreneur Prasoon Joshi attended the Padma Awards ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi, where he was presented the Padma Shri for his contribution to art.

Prasoon Joshi, who wrote the script of the biopic Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (BMB), which was based on the life of sprinter Milkha Singh, recently said he wants to write more scripts based on real life personalities and has few people in mind.

Here comes the whip on brow-raising Bollywood tracks. An expert committee appointed by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry has recommended that the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) certify lyrics of film songs, and censor those with ‘obscene’ and ‘vulgar’ words. Lyricists, of...

With adman-lyricist Prasoon Joshi taking over as the new chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification (also known as Censor Board) replacing controversy-prone Pahlaj Nihalani, many are of the opinion that now the organisation would take the right course.

The selection of lyricist-adman Prasoon Joshi as the new chairman of Central Board of Film certification (CBFC) was hailed by the film industry.

At the 48th International Film Festival in Goa, Prasoon Joshi said, “I don’t want to talk on this topic right now, as I’m here for a movie on kids and let’s only talk about it.”

From watching latenight movies, catching a quick bite at the local dhabas with friends, to soaking in the richness and charm of old Delhi, National Award-winning lyricist Prasoon Joshi says he had a whale of a time during the days of his youth in the Capital.

After being a part of the film industry and wearing various hats - that of a writer, poet, lyricist and an advertising guru, Prasoon Joshi feels honoured at being conferred the Padma Shri.

These days Prasoon Joshi is hitting headlines for penning the lyrics for the anthem of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. However, not many know that Joshi wrote the anthem without even charging a penny.

After Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopraa and more, it's writer and adguru Prasoon Joshi, who picked the broom as part of the Prime Minister's Swachh Bharat Abiyan, last week, and earned the praise of the Prime Minister himself on microblogging site Twitter.

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