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Anupam Kher replaces Gajendra Chauhan as new chairman of FTII in Pune

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit KalraBy Shobhit Kalra

Published on 11 Oct 2017 9:23 AM GMT

Anupam Kher replaces Gajendra Chauhan as new FTII chief
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Pune: Bollywood veteran Anupam Kher, on Wednesday, appointed as the new chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in Pune.

He succeeds former television actor Gajendra Chauhan, whose two-year stint ended in March 2017.

Kher is a recipient of the Padma Shri in 2004 and the Padma Bhushan in 2016.

FTII has given Bollywood great actors including Naseeruddin Shah, Jaya Bachchan, Shabana Azmi, Shatrughan Sinha, Raza Murad, Resul Pookutty and the late Smita Patil and Om Puri.

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit Kalra

Writer has 10 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Chief Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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