Legendary Actor Anupam Kher Appointed As New FTII Chairman


Pune: Legendary actor AnupamPkher appointed Chairman of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), replacing Gajendra Chauhan where there were massive protests last year over the appointment of small-time actor Gajendra Chauhan.

The appointment of Mr Chauhan, a small time actor best known for playing Yudhishthir in the TV version of Mahabharata, fueled protests by thousands of students at the Film and Television Institute of India.

The 62-year-old critically acclaimed actor has a vast repertoire of Hindi films, theatre as well as crossover projects.