Anupam Kher appointed FTII Chairman; succeeds Gajendra Chauhan

New Delhi: Veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher has been appointed as the Chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) on Wednesday.

Kher replaced Gajendra Chauhan to become the new Chairman.

In 2015 Gajendra Chauhan was appointed for the post of Chairman of FTII which led a protest by the students.

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Anupam Kher has been part of over 500 films and has been part of the theatre circles. He has also been part of acclaimed international films such as the 2002 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.


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