What happens is that when somebody is given a post, then there are a lot of options behind it. In FTII, it’s more important to be a good administrator than a good actor,” Chauhan said. Anupam had then said that the FTII needed a person with much more qualifications than Chauhan had as a producer, director or actor. His appointment was followed by massive protests by FTII students and ex-students and a 139-day strike demanding his removal from the post. I wish all the best to Anupamji and wishes he will complete all the work, which I left due to the end of my chairmanship,” he added. A lot of people didn’t get to see my work. Chauhan completed his tenure in March. On Wednesday, Chauhan, however, extended his good wishes to Anupam. 2017-10-11T16:19:35+00:00″>
Published:October 11, 2017 4:19 pm
Ex-FTII chairman Gajendra Chauhan wished good luck to newly appointed Anupam Kher. Related News
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