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CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi, Jahnu Barua part of IFFI steering committee

CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi, Jahnu Barua part of IFFI steering committee

New Delhi: Censor Board chief Prasoon Joshi and filmmakers Jahnu Barua and Nagesh Kukunoor are among the members of a steering committee for the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) constituted by the information and broadcasting ministry, an official statement said here.

Joshi recently replaced Pahlaj Nihalani as the chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).

The IFFI is proposed to be held from November 20-28 in Goa. In a statement issued late last night, the information and broadcasting ministry said the steering committee will have 13 members, including Barua (convener), Piyush Pandey, creative director of Ogilvy & Mather (India), and film director and producer Shoojit Sarcar.

Other members are Siddharth Roy Kapur, Bharat Bala, Anand Gandhi, Vani Tripathi, Shaji N Karun, Meren Imchen and Ashwini Iyer Tiwari.

The director of NFDC is also a member of the committee. The ministry also constituted a technical committee which will have 12 members.

Kukunoor, who is also a member of steering committee, will be the Chairman of the technical committee.

PTI