TelevisionInstitute of India

FILM AND TELEVISIONINSTITUTE OF INDIA‬,‪GAJENDRA CHAUHAN‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬



  • Did the legislature name on-screen character Gajendra Chauhan head of the prestigious Film and TV Foundation of India on the premise of a solitary para CV with just outstanding accomplishment being the part of Yudhisthir in B R Chopra's television serial Mahabharat? No doubt so if one passes by the duplicate of a record noticing got from the Data and TV Service in light of a RTI inquiry. "Gajendra Chauhan is an on-screen character who is best known for his depiction of the eldest Pandava "Yudhishthira" in the Mahabharat (television arrangement). He has worked in around 150 motion pictures and more than 600 television serials," the noticing said.
  • The candidate had looked for data about instructive and expert capabilities of Gajendra Chauhan which were considered for his choice as President, Film and TV Establishment of India, among different inquiries. Chauhan, with old BJP joins, has been named President of FTII Society and Administrator of its Administering Gathering by the NDA government. The 281-page record gave by the Service incorporates point by point resume of different stalwarts once proposed for FTII Presidentship, however the main reference to Chauhan's capability is an one section outline. The document notings identified with arrangement of Chauhan demonstrate that numerous stalwarts of Indian film including Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Jahnu Baruah, Raju Hirani, Jaya Bachchan, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Ramesh Sippy, Govind Nihalani and Aamir Khan were considered for the post before. These names were proposed by the FTII for the post of President in 2014, the notings got under the Privilege to Data Act appear. Aside from the single section document taking note of, which talked about Chauhan's depiction of Yudhishthir and the quantity of movies and serials he has acted in, the Service did not give any points of interest of his group of work or his CV that were considered in front of his arrangement as FTII boss. Despite the fact that the candidate had additionally looked for duplicates of the considerable number of reasons recorded for Chauhan's choice, the data gave by the Service does not demonstrate any reasons with regards to his disputable arrangement as the FTII President. The Service was likewise noiseless on why he was favored over the doyens of Indian silver screen whose names were once proposed by FTII for arrangement as its boss. A few famous on-screen characters including Anupam Kher, Rishi Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Salman Khan among others have turned out in backing of the upsetting understudies of FTII and straightforwardly contradicted Chauhan's arrangement. The understudies, who have incapacitated the working of the prestigious foundation for more than 40 days now, have likewise gotten support from Congress VP Rahul Gandhi and Swaraj Abhiyan pioneer Yogendra Yadav who have gone to the grounds.
  • Be that as it may, the Narendra Modi government has adhered to its weapons and declined to uproot Chauhan. FTII understudies' affiliation (FSA) has pronounced that the strike will proceed till their principle interest for evacuation of Chauhan, who they claim needs vision and stature to head the establishment, and reconstitution of FTII Society is acknowledged.