Prasoon Joshi has been appointed as Chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification in an honorary capacity from 11th August, 2017 for a period of three years.He spent his earliest years in Almora, in north Indian state of Uttarakhand.Prasoon did his BSc and post graduation in Physics, then elected to pursue an MBA from Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad. During his MBA education he decided to fuse his love for culture and art and his faculty for the commercial dynamic and make his career in advertising.