Union Minister Anurag Thakur Announces and Congratulates
South Superstar R Madhavan, who recently received the National Award for his film “Rocketry: The Nambi Effect,” has now been elected as the new chairman of FTII (Film and Television Institute of India) and the Governing Council. This announcement was made by Union Minister Anurag Thakur through his social media account.
Anurag Thakur Congratulates Madhavan
I’m sure that your vast experience & strong ethics will enrich this institute, bring positive changes, & take it to a higher level. My best…
— Anurag Thakur (@ianuragthakur) September 1, 2023
— Ranganathan Madhavan (@ActorMadhavan) September 1, 2023
Union Minister Anurag Thakur took to Twitter to reveal the name of the new FTII chairman and extend his congratulations to R Madhavan. He wrote, “Hearty congratulations, R Madhavan ji, on your election as the President of FTII and Chairman of the Governing Council.”
Union Minister’s Best Wishes
Anurag Thakur also expressed his optimism, stating, “I am sure that your extensive experience and strong principles will propel this institution forward, usher in positive changes, and elevate it to greater heights. Wishing you all the best.” In response to the minister’s message, R Madhavan expressed his gratitude. Madhavan replied, “Thank you very much, Anurag Thakur ji, for your respect and congratulations. I will do my utmost to meet all expectations.”
National Award for ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect’
It’s worth mentioning that R Madhavan recently received the National Award for his film ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect,’ a biopic about Indian rocket scientist Nambi Narayanan. The film was honored with the title of Best Feature Film.
FTII’s Significant Contribution to Indian Cinema
FTII has played a crucial role in shaping the Indian film industry. This institution has nurtured talents like Rajkumar Hirani, Mani Kaul, and Shyam Benegal, and has given the industry outstanding actors such as Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, and Om Puri.