Acclaimed actor Anupam Kher has replaced Gajendra Chauhan as the new chairman of Film and Television institute of India. FTII comes under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of the Government of India and is aided by the Central Government of India. The announcement was made today and it seems that Anupam Kher was appointed because of his illustrious resume and a career that has encompassed Indian and Foreign cinema and has acted in popular american movies like Silver Linings Playbook and The Big Sick. Anupam’s latest movie, Ranchi Diaries, which he also produced, is scheduled to be released on 13th October 2017.
Anupam kher is regarded as one of the best character actors of India so this news should come with little surprise to anyone who has seen his work in movies.
Film and Institute of India was established in 1961, and was incorporated under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in 1974, it involves the most vital courses that an aspiring filmmaker has to learn if he/she wants to make movies in the future, from cinematography, film directing, editing, computer graphics and audiography and other subjects that are relevant for the profession. The institute also offers one year post graduate courses in the same fields.