New Delhi, Oct 31 (IENews) The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has received letter from Anupam Kher, Chairperson, Film & Television Institute of India, Pune in which Kher has intimated his upcoming international shooting commitments.
Due to those commitments, Kher has informed that he will not be present in the country for nearly nine months between 2018-19.
He feels that it will not be possible for him to discharge his responsibilities as Chairperson, FTII due to his commitments.
Acknowledging Kher’s pre-occupations and requirement of time that the post demands, the Ministry has accepted his resignation. Information & Broadcasting Minister, Col Rajyavardhan Rathore thanked Anupam Kher for steering FTII with such acumen and empathy.
His stature, erudition and goodwill among the film fraternity contributed to the standing of the Institute.
The Minister wished Anupam Kher the best in all his future endeavours and expressed delight about him representing India as a Cultural Ambassador in the international domain.
The Ministry will continue to rely on his experience and advice Rathore added.