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Anupam Kher has resigned from the post of Chairman of Film and Television Institute of India

New Delhi:31/108/18: Anupam Kher has resigned from the post of Chairman of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII). He has done this for his International TV show. He told that due to the responsibility of FTII, they were not able to focus on this. Kher was made Chairman of FTII in October 2017.

Anupam Kher is associated with an International TV series. They say that they do not have much time to give to FTII. So he decided to resign

Appointment in October last year

Anupam Kher was appointed as Chairman of FTII in October last year. He took the place of Gajendra Chauhan. Let me tell you that there was a lot of questions about Gajendra’s appointment. Anupam had also raised questions. He had said, “No personal comment will be given about Gajendra Chauhan because he does not know them personally. But if the matter of qualification for appointment as the chairman of the institute like FTII, then Gajendra Chauhan will definitely appoint this appointment Eligible candidates cannot be considered. “

Anupam was awarded by Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan

Anupam Kher’s wife Kiran Kher is a BJP MP from Chandigarh. Anupam is also known for supporting BJP. He has taken the side of the Modi Government on many issues. Padma Shri award was given to Anupam in 2004 and Padma Bhushan in 2016.

Prior to Anupam, many big Bollywood celebrities have been leading FTII. These include Shyam Benegal, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Saeed Mirza, Mahesh Bhatt, Mrinal Sen, Vinod Khanna and Girish Karnad.

About Ashok Palit

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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