Anupam Kher appointed as FTII chairman

ANI | Updated: Oct 11, 2017 16:23 IST

New Delhi [India], October 11 (ANI): Anupam Kher has been appointed as the chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), replacing Gajendra Chauhan.

Prior to joining the FTII as its chairman, Kher has also held the chairman's post in the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) and National School of Drama (NSD).

He is also the chairman of the acclaimed acting school 'Actor Prepares.'

The Padma Shri (2004) and Padma Bhushan (2016) awardee actor has more than 500 movies and several plays in his repertoire.

FTII is India's premier film and television institute, under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of the Government of India. (ANI)

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