Anupam Kher The New FTII Chairman : Bollywood actor Anupam Kher The New FTII Chairman, Replaces Gajendra Chauhan. Anupam Kher appointed as the new FTII Chairman but students are not happy to be seen him as a chairman of Film and Television Institute of India(FTTI). FTII students have described this decision as a joke to make Anupam Kher appointed as the new FTII Chairman. According to the Hindustan Times, students of FTII are not happy with the decision to appoint Anupam Kher as the chairman of FTII. Students say that by making Anupam Kher The New FTII Chairman, the government has made another joke with us.
Anupam Kher The New FTII Chairman : In 2015, Harishankar Nachimuthu, who led the student movement on becoming chairman of Gajendra Chauhan in 2015, told Hindustan Times that “How Anupam Kher can be made the Chairman of FTII while he himself runs a private acting school”.
Anupam Kher The New FTII Chairman : Harishankar says that there is no big difference between students Gajendra Chauhan and Anupam Kher. He said that Anupam Kher is a supporter of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his wife Kiran Kher is a BJP legislator from Chandigarh, in such a way that he was expecting such a decision from the government. Even before this, the students of the institute had strongly opposed the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan in the year 2015. On becoming President of Gajendra Chauhan, the students of the institute had made a 139-day long movement.
Anupam Kher The New FTII Chairman : Let us tell that 62-year-old Anupam Kher was elected Chairman of FTII on Wednesday. Before Kher, the famous TV actor Gajendra Chauhan was in the post, who was appointed on June 9, 2015. When Anupam Kher was elected president, wife Kiran Kher also congratulated him. she said that “Becoming the president of the institute is like wearing the crown of thorns. I am sure the Anupam will play his responsibility well”. Anupam has been awarded the Padma Shri in the year 2004 and the Padma Bhushan in 2016. He has been seen in movies like Sharansh, Daddy, Ram-Lakhan, Lamhe, Khel, Dewaane, DDLJ, Kranti and Many more films.
Anupam Kher The New FTII Chairman : At the same time, Gajendra Chauhan’s tenure ended on 3 March 2017. During his 14-month tenure, Gajendra Chauhan had just gone to attend only one meeting at the institute. Chauhan was also opposed to the students when he was made president of FTII. For 139 days students of FTII had strike, some of which were also on hunger strike. Chauhan was also criticized for his criticism of being out of campus. Along with FTII students, many film stars from across the world had also questioned Gajendra Chauhan’s ability to oppose him as the highest post of the institute. The students of the institute had protested from Pune to Jantar Mantar from Delhi.