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.