CBFC Chairman Prasoon Joshi’s mother passes away; family to hold a prayer meeting soon
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Published by Aman Shukla on 25 Apr 2022
CBFC chairman and lyricist, Prasoon Joshi’s mom Sushma Joshi died on Sunday morning. A lecturer of political science, Sushma Joshi had also worked with All India Radio. Other than that, she was also a classical singer. Her funeral took place at Ram Bagh Samshan Bhumi in Gurugram.
Sushma Joshi’s family issued an official statement on her demise. The statement read, “With profound grief we would like to inform of the demise of our beloved mother Smt Sushma Joshi during the early morning hours of 24th April. Her light will continue to guide us always.”
The note further reads, “Your thoughts and prayers will give us the strength and solace at this difficult juncture.”
Prasoon Joshi is a well-known Indian artist, author, lyricist, screenwriter, and communication specialist, and marketer. He is the CEO of McCann World gathering India and Chairman APAC (Asia Pacific). He was appointed as the Chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification in 2017.
Prasoon made his debut as a film lyricist with Rajkumar Santoshi’s Lajja. After the success of Lajja, he was a part of Yash Chopra’s Hum Tum and many successful Bollywood movies like Fanaa, Rang De Basanti, Taare Zameen Par, Black, and more. With Aamir Khan starrer Rang De Basanti, Prasoon became a dialogue writer. He is a recipient of many awards and accolades including Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India.