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.
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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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