Anupam Kher resigns as Chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India


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Veteran actor Anupam Kher resigned as the Chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India(FTII). The actor took to the micro-blogging site and announced that he is resigning from his position due to his commitments to international assignments.

Sharing a picture of his resignation letter that he had addressed to the Information & Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore, the actor wrote, “It has been an honour, a privilege & a great learning experience to be the Chairman of the prestigious @FTIIOfficial. But because of my international assignments, I won’t have much time to devote at the institute. Hence decided to send my resignation. Thank You. @Ra_THORe”

You can check his tweet here:

The actor was appointed as the chairman of the prestigious institute in October 2017. He had replaced Gajendra Chauhan.

Anupam Kher is currently playing Dr Vijay Kapoor in the medical drama ‘New Amsterdam’ that airs on NBC. And will be next seen in the Bollywood film ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ which is based on Sanjay Baru’s book of the same name.

News of Kher’s resignation was met with a mixed reaction from his followers on social media.

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