It’s a great day for Anupam Kher, who recently became the FTII (Film and Television Institute of India) Chairman in Pune, succeeding Gajendra Chauhan. The actor who has been involved in various aspects of the Bollywood film industry, adds another feather to his cap, after previously being the chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification and the National School of Drama in India.
FTII, an autonomous body, was in the past headed by legendary film personalities including Shyam Benegal, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Saeed Mirza, Mahesh Bhatt, Mrinal Sen, Vinod Khanna and Girish Karnad, to name a few. Also, many popular film personalities have come out of FTII, including Naseeruddin Shah, Jaya Bachchan, Shabana Azmi, Shatrughan Sinha, Raza Murad, Resul Pookutty and the late Smita Patil and Om Puri.
Watch this space for more details on Anupam’s great achievement.