Yes you heard it right, Kajol has been appointed as a member of Prasar Bharati Board on a part time basis. It is an important body, which manages the broadcasters of GOI including Doordarshan and AIR (All India Radio). The actress has been known for her hits like Baazigar, Kuch Kuch sizzlinga Hai, Diwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge and so on, and she has been roped in over the board till November 2021 claimed the sources.
She is likely to attend the upcoming meeting of the body, which is scheduled on 24th February informed a senior official of the board. Some of the key issues to be discussed in the meeting include the appointment for DG for the said groups. Besides Kajol, Shashi Shekhar Vempati is also been appointed by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry who is an owner of a media company.
Earlier, this committee was headed by the Vice President of India Mr. M Hamid Ansari, which comprised of I&B secretary Sunil Arora and Press Council of India chairman Justice CK Prasad who all had made the choice of Kajol and Vempati for the two vacant positions on the board of Prasar Bharati. Also, the I&B Ministry had now forwarded around 7 to 8 names from which the committee made the selection.