Censor board has been reconstituted. CBFC Chief Pahlaj Nihalani has been replaced with writer Prasoon Joshi. Pahlaj has been into several controversies in his two year term. He has been criticized as ‘Sanskari’ for his too conservative ideology in imposing cuts on movies. From scissoring liplocks from James Bond movie to beeping ‘intercourse’ word in a movie, Pahlaj has to face many charges. Broadcasting ministry had received several complaints against him. Finally, they showed him the exit door. Bollywood beauty Vidya Balan of ‘The Dirty Picture’ fame has been appointed as one of the members in the newly formed board. Telugu actresses Gautami Tadimalla and Jeevitha Rajasekhar continue to be members of CBFC. Smriti Irani is the new union Information and Broadcasting minister as Venkaiah Naidu left ministry to become 13th vice president of India.