Announcing the Course, Bhupendra Kainthola, Director, FTII
Pune said, "This is FTII
's first-ever Film Appreciation course in Hyderabad, and an association between two reputed institutions of learning FTII
Unfortunately, in the last few years FTII
has been projected as a troubled place, whether it is the students strike; whether it was the appointment of the previous chairman; lots of things.
"Congratulations my dear @AnupamPkher for becoming FTII
" We, the undersigned, strongly condemn the harsh measures that are being taken to community at the IFFI and demand that the students from the FTII
be allowed to participate in the festival, as it is their democratic right to do so," said the letter.
Unfortunately, his appointment has caused a revolt on the FTII
campus in Pune.
Pune (Maharashtra), [India], Jan 19 ( ANI ): A student of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII
) Manoj Kumar has gone missing since January 13 after he was suspended from all academic activity of the institute.
To the students of FTII
, who vehemently protested against previous chairman Gajendra Chauhan, he asked them to "wait and watch."
We are disenchanted with what is happening in the country," The film- makers came out in full support of the students of FTII
, who have been protesting appointment of TV actor Gajendra Chauhan as its chairman alleging that he is an RSS supporter.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 20 ( ANI ): A storage facility for films and film materials will be constructed on Kothrud campus of Film & Television Institute of India (FTII
) in Pune.
Chauhan congratulated Kher but wished he had more time to finish the work he started at the FTII
students have been protesting against the appointment of Chauhan saying he is an RSS supporter and got the post simply for playing the character of Yudhishthir in popular TV serial Mahabharat.
New Delhi [India], Dec 14 ( ANI ): BP Singh, the director-producer of popular television series 'CID', has been named the new president of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII
) Society and Chairman of Governing Council.