The Bollywood actor Kajol may soon make it to the Prasar Bharti Board as its member. It is learnt that the Government is mulling over the idea of changing the look and feel of the Doordarshan channel in the next few months. Hence to revamp its content and make it commercially viable, Government is looking for some accomplished personality who is also a part of the mainstream entertainment industry.
The I&B ministry had sent a list to the home ministry , whereby it had suggested seven names out of which four could fill up the vacancies for part time board members of the public broadcaster. The MHA has given approval for all the names and has sent the list to the Vice President who will shortlist four names. Apart from the Bollywood actor, other prominent personalities in the list includes- noted Ghazal singer, Anup Jalota; Vajpayee's media advisor Ashok Tandon and senior journalist Minhaz Merchant.