Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur appointed as FTTI Society’s president and its Governing Council

Prominent filmmaker Shekhar Kapur on Tuesday was appointed as President of the Pune-based Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Society and Chairman of the its governning council, an official said.

The 74-year-old filmmaker’s tenure will be till March 3, 2023, the official said.

Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar tweeted on Tuesday, “Happy to inform that renowned international film personality #ShekharKapur has been appointed as the President of FTII Society & Chairman of Governing Council of FTII.”

“Mr Kapur, who has a vast experience, will add more value to the Institute. I am sure everybody will welcome his appointment,” he added.