Jayaram Desiraju appointed as Member of Central Film Censor Board


Hyderabad:  Well-known character actor of Tollywood Jayaram Desiraju has been appointed as a member of the Central Film Censor Board (CFCB).  A formal communiqué was conveyed to him by the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting on (I&B) Secretary Vijaygopal on Thursday.

He has been in the industry for the past three and half decades donning variety of character roles. He is also close friend of ‘real star hero’ Srihari.  He was a co-star in Srihari’s block-buster movies like “Sivaji” and “Ore Thammudu.”  Desiraju, who is still continuing as a character artiste, has recently turned as a producer by setting up his own production unit “Vijay Ganapathi Films.”

Being well-established among the cine-goers as character artiste as well producer, the appointment as Member of CFCB, is considered by many of his fans as the real ‘recognition’ of his work.  It is a two year a term.  Elated at the appointment, he said he hopes to do justice to the responsibility that has been entrusted to him by the CFCB.  “I shall try and make sure that only morally correct movies are being watched by the youth as well as the entire family members ‘films’ gets priority hereafter.” he said.