Anupam Kher appointed FTII chairman

SansadTV Bureau
File Photo of film actor Anupam Kher.

File Photo of film actor Anupam Kher.

Actor Anupam Kher has been appointed chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India on Wednesday, Information and Broadcasting ministry officials said.

Kher replaces Gajendra Chauhan, who had a controversial tenure as head of the Pune-based institute. His term had ended in March.

A notification regarding Kher’s appointment has been issued, officials said.