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Gajendra Chauhan, team wanted extension at FTII, I&B ministry said no

Gajendra Chauhan told The Indian Express that it was the Governing Council’s decision to write to the Ministry.

Gajendra Chauhan: Padmavati was not a dancer, she was a queen

Gajendra Chauhan said that the team is not calling Padmavati fictional, so it means that they are going with what has been written in the history and showing Padmavai as a dancer is not appropriate.


Ex-FTII chief Gajendra Chauhan to play Syama Prasad

The film’s trailer is replete with communal violence and has dialogues containing allegations against Jawaharlal Nehru.

I’m on your side, Anupam Kher tells students during his surprise visit to FTII campus

Unlike his predecessor Gajendra Chauhan, Anupam Kher did not meet with any resistance when he visited the campus. He also had a small interaction with students of 2016 batch who are protesting over academic issues.

Why appointing the redoubtable Anupam Kher as FTII head is a smart move

Unlike his predecessor Gajendra Chauhan, no one can point a finger at Anupam Kher’s credentials. But before expressing relief or congratulating Smriti Irani for making the right choice, we should also ask who the other FTII Society members are and why their names haven’t been made public.

Anupam Kher appointed new FTII chairman, replaces Gajendra Chauhan

Actor Anupam Kher was on Wednesday appointed as the chairman of Film and Television Institute of India. The 62-year-old Bollywood actor replaces Gajendra Chauhan who took charge in 2015.


Wish I had more time, I played T20, says Ex-FTII chairman Gajendra Chauhan

His appointment in June 2015 had led to a protest by students against the government’s decision, which they called politically motivated.

Anupam Kher appointed as the Chairman of FTII; Twitterati react with wishes and sarcasm

Anupam Kher, who made his debut in 1982, has acted in several films and for his contribution in the field of art and cinema has been awarded with the Padma Shri in 2004 and Padma Bhushan in 2016. His appointment as the Chairman of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) has set social media abuzz.

Anupam Kher becomes FTII chairman: A look back at the unrest following Gajendra Chauhan's appointment

Anupam Kher replaces Gajendra Chauhan as FTII chairman: The students believed the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan was the government’s attempt to 'saffronize the institute'

Gajendra Chauhan's FTII tenure ends: Here's a timeline

Traditionally, FTII's chairman has a tenure of 3 years. Interestingly, Chauhan completes his tenure tomorrow, after heading the chair for only one year and seven months.

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SRFTI students boycott classes, express solidarity with FTII students

Students of the SRFTI boycotted the classes on Monday expressing solidarity with the students of FTII who have been protesting against Gajendra Chauhan.

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FTII chairman supports action taken in JNU issue

Kanpur, Feb 14 (ANI): Film and television Institute of India (FTII) Chairman Gajendra Chauhan on Sunday openly said that any activities highlighting anti-national feeling will not be tolerated. Chauhan added that freedom of speech is a right in India but it does not mean that one can say anything and it would be accepted. He further said that the investigation is on and the innocents should not worry. He further attacked Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s visit to JNU, saying that it was a mere step to politicise the issue,

Over 20 FTII students detained

PUNE, Jan 07 (ANI): The police detained around 20 students, who were staging a protest against Film and Television Institute (FTII) chairman Gajendra Chauhan, outside the institute’s campus here on Thursday. The students had blocked the entrance of the institute to prevent Chauhan from entering the campus. One of the students who was detained said the protest is against the wrongful appointment of Gajendra Chauhan. He further told that it was a peaceful protest but still they were manhandled and beaten by the police officials. Another detained student described the intervention of police as nothing but dictatorship.