Vasay Chaudhry, a Pakistani actor, author, and host, has been chosen to serve as the new vice chairman of the Punjab Film Censor Board. Ammara Hikmat, the producer of The Legend of Maula Jatt, has also been added as an unofficial member. Kanwal Khoosat, a producer and Irfan Khoosat’s daughter, has previously served on the board in an unofficial capacity.
The newly elected board will serve for the next two years. A representative of the Punjab Information and Culture Department said that selecting new members is a standard and formal procedure for conducting business. According to the Express Tribune, “there is no other special reason to modify 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.