Appointment of R Madhavan as Chairman of FTII Pune

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R Madhavan has been named as the chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune.

An Overview of the News 

  • In addition to the post of Chairman, Madhavan will also serve as the Chairman of the Governing Council of FTII.

  • Madhavan's nomination follows the national recognition his film 'Rocketry: The Nambi Effect' received.

  • 'Rocketry: The Nambi Effect' won the prestigious Best Feature Film award at the 69th National Film Awards.

  • 'Rocketry: The Nambi Effect' throws light on the life of former ISRO scientist S Nambi Narayanan and his remarkable contribution to India's space agency.

Film and Television Institute of India (FTII):-

  • It is a film school affiliated with the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, and is supported by the Central Government.

  • FTII is located in Pune and was established in 1960 with the objective of training individuals for careers in the film and television industry.

  • The institute has a distinguished alumni base consisting of technicians, actors, and directors who have made significant contributions to the film and television sector.

  • FTII is a member of the International Liaison Center of Schools of Cinema and Television (CILECT), a global organization linking leading film and television schools.

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