Actor Vasay Chaudhry appointed vice chairman of Punjab Film Censor Board

Published 23 Nov, 2022 01:20pm

Non-official members include The Legend of Maula Jatt producer Ammara Hikmat and TV host Juggun Kazim.

<p>Photo: Vasay Chaudhry /Instagram</p>

Photo: Vasay Chaudhry /Instagram

Actor Vasay Chaudhry is now the vice chairman of the Punjab Film Censor Board, according to a notice issued by the Government of Punjab’s Information and Culture Department.

Dated November 18, the notice, a copy of which is available with Images, reads, “Government of the Punjab, in pursuance of provision contained under Section-3 Sub-section 2 and 3 of the Motion Picture Ordinance, 1979, adopted vide Punjab Motion Pictures Amendment Act, 2012 (X of 2013), is pleased to constitute the following Punjab Film Censor Board, with immediate effect.”

Apart from the Annie Ki Ayegi Baraat actor, other official members include Chaudhry Gull Zaman as the chairman, the secretary of information and culture, additional chief secretary (home) and secretary law and parliamentary affairs.

The non-official members list includes The Legend of Maula Jatt producer Ammara Hikmat, Amina Ulfat, Abid Rasheed, Ali Tanveer, Zaigham Gondal, actor and TV host Juggun Kazim and Fatima Ahmed Khan.

The board has been constituted with a tenure of two years.

Chaudhry, the 41-year-old star, has contributed to Pakistan’s entertainment industry with hits like Jawani Phir Nahi Ani and Kaaf Kangana, as well as shows Mann Mayal, Pyarey Afzal and Kahani Raima Aur Manahil Ki.

On the work front, Chaudhry hosts Mazaak Raat and recently played the character Harry in 2022’s London Nahi Jaunga starring Humayun Saeed, Mehwish Hayat, Kubra Khan, Gohar Rasheed, Sohail Ahmed and Saba Faisal.