R Madhavan appointed as the new President of the Film & Television Institute of India.
Information & Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur announced R Madhavan as the new president of Film & Television Institute of India, Pune.
Days after winning the National Award for the Best Movie for the first time at the helm of Rocketry: The Nambi Impact, R Madhavan has now been selected as the new President of the Film & Television Institute of India. The actor has replaced filmmaker Shekhar Kapur in the position.
R Madhavan replaces Shekhar Kapur as FTII President
Information & Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur announced R Madhavan as the new president of Film & Television Institute of India, Pune.He stated, “Heartiest congratulations to @ActorMadhavan ji on being nominated as President of @FTIIOfficial and Chairman of the governing council. I’m sure that your vast experience & strong ethics will enrich this institute, bring positive changes, & take it to a higher level. My best wishes to you.”
Madhavan reposted Anurag’s post and wrote, “Many thanks for the honor and kind wishes @ianuragthakur Ji. I will make a valiant effort to satisfy every one of the assumptions. (namaste emoticons)”
FTII, situated in Pune, Maharashtra, falls under the purview of the Central Government’s Information & Broadcasting Ministry. Established in 1960, the institute offers courses in film editing, direction cinematography, audiographer, acting, art direction, and computer graphics and animation.
About R Madhavan
Madhavan is a Tamil and Hindi film entertainer. He made his Tamil film debut with Mani Ratnam’s 2000 heartfelt film Alaipayuthey. The following year, he made his Bollywood debut alongside Dia Mirza in Gautham Vasudev Menon’s faction heartfelt film Rehna Hai Terre Dil Mein. He made his first time at the helm playing previous ISRO researcher Nambi Narayanan in Rocketry: The Nambi Impact last year, which brought him his most memorable National Award for Best Film.