Anupam Kher 'humbled' and 'honoured' to be appointed as Chairman of 'iconic' FTII

Oct 11, 2017, 22:07 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Today, Bollywood actor Anupam Kher has been appointed as the new chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India, Information and Broadcasting ministry, confirmed officials

Today, Bollywood actor Anupam Kher has been appointed as the new chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India, Information and Broadcasting ministry, confirmed officials. Kher replaced Gajendra Chauhan, who had a controversial tenure as head of the Pune-based institute. His term had ended in March.

A notification regarding Kher's appointment has been issued, officials said. Elated by this move, Anupam Kher took to Twitter to share his feelings. He wrote, "I feel deeply humbled & honoured to be apportioned as the Chairman of iconic #FTII. I will perform my duties to the best of my abilities.🙏"

Bollywood celebrities also took the Twitter route to congratulate Kher on his new drive. Here are few of the wishes: Madhur Bhandarkar:

Riteish Deshmukh:

Kabir Bedi:

Kushal Tandon:

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