Shekhar Kapur Appointed FTII Chief, Ex Alumni Shatrughan Sinha Lauds The Move | IWMBuzz

Shekhar Kapur is the new FTII chief

Shekhar Kapur  Appointed  FTII Chief, Ex Alumni Shatrughan Sinha Lauds The Move

In what seem like an urgent effort to rejuvenate a dying institution the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has appointed Shekhar Kapur as the new president of the Film & Television Institute Of India.

The FTII once a haven for talent such as Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Rehana Sultan, Shatrughan Sinha has lately fallen into hard times with hardly any talent emerging from the once-flourishing institute.

Ex-alumni Shatrughan Sinha lauds the move appoint Shekhar Kapur as the new FTII chief. “He is worthy from every angle. Bright mind brilliant internationally celebrated filmmaker,Shekhar will bring much-needed vitality and direction to the FTII.”

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