Anupam Kher shared on Twitter that he had resigned from his post as FTII chairman.
Today, Anupam Kher resigned from his post as FTII (Film and Television Institute of India) chairman, citing his commitment to an international Television show.
Kher tweeted, “It has been AN honour, a privilege learning expertise to be the Chairman of the prestigious @FTIIOfficial. But because my international assignments I won’t have much time to devote to the institute. Hence decided to send my resignation. Thank you.”
FTII authority said that because of his busy schedule, he wasn’t ready to fulfill his commitments towards the institution.
On October 11, 2017, Anupam Kher had been appointed because of the new chairman of FTII. He replaced Gajendra Chauhan, whose tenure was quite controversial as students believed that he was ill-equipped to handle the affairs of the institute.
When Kher had been appointed as chairman. “I’m primarily a teacher, I have been teaching for the last 30-35 years. Whatever knowledge I’ve gathered in these years, as a theatre actor, film actor or as a teacher, I want to make a contribution to the iconic institution,” he had said.