Replacing Gajendra Chauhan, Anupam Kher is the new FTII chairman

October 11, 2017, 3:09 pm
Replacing  Gajendra Chauhan, Anupam Kher is the new FTII chairman
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Replacing  Gajendra Chauhan, Anupam Kher is the new FTII chairman

Replacing Gajendra Chauhan, Anupam Kher is the new FTII chairman

Actor Anupam Kher was today appointed chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India, Information and Broadcasting ministry officials said.

Kher replaces Gajendra Chauhan, who had a controversial tenure as head of the Pune-based institute. His term had ended in March.

A notification regarding Kher's appointment has been issued, officials said.

Anupam Kher has acted in over 500 films including Saaransh, Daddy and A Wednesday. He has also acted in international films such as Golden Globe nominated Bend It Like Beckham, Ang Lee’s 2007 Golden Lion-winning Lust, Caution, and David O. Russell’s 2013 Oscar-winning Silver Linings Playbook.