Anupam Kher resigns as FTII Chairman

Kher has resigned as the chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India citing commitments to an international TV show for which he has to be stationed in the US

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Veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher took to Twitter to publish his resignation as FTII Chief where he put up a letter with a message saying that it was an honour, a privilege & a great learning experience to be the Chairman of the prestigious FTII.. But because of his international assignments, he won’t have much time to devote to the institute. Hence decided to send resignation.

Kher has resigned as the chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India citing commitments to an international TV show for which he has to be stationed in the US. In his resignation letter to Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, he said that due to his commitment to the show he will be stationed in the US for "nearly nine months between 2018 and 2019 and then for a similar period for a minimum of three years more".

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Rathore has accepted his resignation letter has who thanked Kher for his services to the premier institute. Last year, in October, Kher had replaced Gajendra Chauhan, who had a controversial tenure, as the head of the Pune-based institute.

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