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Film and Television Institute of India

FTII student, suspended for misbehaviour, goes missing

According to news agency PTI, Manoj Kumar (31) and another student were suspended in December 2018.

Jan 19, 2019, 23:31 PM IST

Former FTII director John Sankaramangalam dead

Veteran film personality John Sankaramangalam, a former director of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in Pune, died at a hospital near here on Monday, said family sources.

Jul 30, 2018, 14:00 PM IST

7th Central Pay Commission to be implemented in FTII: Anupam Kher

Chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Anupam Kher on November 5 said the Cabinet has approved the proposal to implement recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission in the institute.

Nov 05, 2017, 15:06 PM IST

FTII should be taken seriously: Anupam Kher

Newly-appointed Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Chairperson Anupam Kher says that the institute is a place which is the future of the entertainment department and should be taken seriously.

Nov 05, 2017, 11:16 AM IST

Romesh Sharma ragged me badly: Shabana Azmi

Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Veteran actress Shabana Azmi, who shared screen space with Romesh Sharma in 1974 film 'Parinay', says the actor-producer ragged her badly during her initial days in showbiz.

Jul 30, 2017, 11:31 AM IST

Shabana Azmi's wishes Jaya Bachchan on her birthday

Jaya has turned 69 today.

Apr 09, 2017, 17:44 PM IST

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat is a father figure to me: FTII chairman Gajendra Chauhan

FTII students' association had alleged that Gajendra Chauhan lacked vision and stature to head FTII.

Jun 23, 2016, 12:31 PM IST

Petition in Pune court seeks to prevent Kanhaiya Kumar's visit

A petition filed in the Pune civil court on Tuesday sought to restrain JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar from visiting Pune on the occasion of Babasaheb Ambedkar's birth anniversary on April 14.

Apr 05, 2016, 21:21 PM IST

Police arrest more than 20 students protesting against Gajendra Chauhan

After the 7 months of getting appointed as the Chairman of FTII, Gajendra Chauhan was going to take his position today, but as he reached the campus, the students of FTII started protesting against

Jan 07, 2016, 16:25 PM IST

Students protest, violence, detention on Gajendra Chauhan's first day at FTII

Actor Gajendra Chauhan took charge as the chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) even as the students staged a massive protest against his appointment on Thursday.

Jan 07, 2016, 09:14 AM IST

Gajendra Chauhan to take charge as FTII chief tomorrow, students plan protest

As Gajendra Chauhan gets ready to take charge as Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) chairman on Thursday, its students are planning a protest at the campus in Pune. The actor and BJP member says he only wants to focus on doing his job.

Jan 06, 2016, 18:15 PM IST

Veteran Bengali actor slams Anil Kapoor's dance at IFFI opening

Veteran Bengali actor Dhritiman Chatterjee took objection to Anil Kapoor dancing on stage during the inaugural session of the 46th edition of IFFI.

Nov 23, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

Goa CM appeals to FTII students to defer IFFI protest

FTII students had staged a 139-day strike from June 12 this year, in protest against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the institute's director.

Nov 20, 2015, 17:05 PM IST

Returned award to draw attention on FTII row: Dibakar Banerjee

Filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee says he returned his award so that the FTII issue will gain some attention of the people and government  

Nov 07, 2015, 16:29 PM IST

'Award Wapsi' row: Anupam Kher reacts strongly to returning of awards, says protest 'agenda' driven

Actor Anupam Kher reacts to returning of awards by laureates and filmmakers, calling it 'agenda'

Oct 29, 2015, 11:05 AM IST

Rathore welcomes FTII students' move to call off strike

Minister of State for I&B Rajyavardhan Rathore said his ministry would continue to engage with FTII students for improvement of the institute.

Oct 28, 2015, 18:22 PM IST

FTII students call off 139-day long strike, say peaceful protests will continue

Agitating FTII students, who were protesting against the appointment of actor Gajendra Chauhan as the institute's chairman, on Wednesday called off their 139-day-old strike.

Oct 28, 2015, 15:21 PM IST

Gajendra Chauhan regrets din over his 'new' job, says it is easy to be God than FTII chief

Actor Gajendra Chauhan says he deserves a chance to justify his appointment as the FTII chief.

Oct 14, 2015, 10:26 AM IST

FTII row: Gajendra Chauhan urges students to strike chord with govt

FTII chairman Gajendra Chauhan has appealed to the protesting students to call off their stir.

Oct 13, 2015, 12:12 PM IST

FTII students, I&B Ministry officials to meet again as 4th meeting ends inconclusively

A fourth meeting on Saturday between officials of the I&B Ministry and striking students of the FTII failed to break the impasse over the stir.

Oct 10, 2015, 15:53 PM IST