The National Award victor, who began his acting career with "Saaransh" in 1984, has a vast repertoire of over 500 films.
Following several controversies, the post remained vacant for at least seven months, after Chauhan demitted office in March this year.
Though the institute has denied receiving any official communication on Kher's appointment, the actor tweeted, "I feel deeply humbled & honoured to be apportioned as the Chairman of iconic #FTII".
"FTII needs somebody who is well-qualified, someone having a great body of work", said Kher.
Kher, who appeared in several acclaimed worldwide films, also appeared in more than 100 plays. Anupam had then said the FTII needed a person with much more qualifications than Chauhan had as a producer, director or actor.
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More than 1.1 million people serve in North Korea's armed forces, representing approximately 5 percent of its total population. Army's annual meeting in Washington, Mattis warned that he could not say what the future holds for the DPRK.
Anupam Kher has also earlier headed the Central Board of Film Certification from 2003 to 2004.
To a question on the appointment at the party's media briefing here, Congress spokesperson R.P.N Singh said the actor has given some enormous performances and hoped he will bring changes for the betterment of the institution.
Anupam's appointment as the FTII chief was announced on Wednesday.
Some of Kher's prominent films include Saaransh, Daddy, Lamhe, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Maine Gandhi Ko Nahi Maara, Khosla Ka Ghosla and A Wednesday. So, I think he will be able to handle it quite nicely. He has been one of the busiest actors in the film industry and even made a record of winning the Filmfare Award eight years in a row in different categories.
Kher, who has appeared in acclaimed global films such as Silver Lining Playbook and Bend it Like Beckham, was the Director of National School of Drama from 2001-2004.
The video, which played during Tuesday night's BET Hip Hop Awards , had more than 4 million views on YouTube Wednesday morning. The 44-year-old rapper has previously taken a swipe at Trump in 2016, in nine-minute freestyle titled 'Campaign Speech' .
Neville's last appearance on television was during the segment where Kalisto joined the cruiserweight division on Raw last week. Neville has been one of the best things about the cruiserweight division and there's really no need to keep him there.
Nokia said the change in direction could affect the jobs of up to 310 of the 1,090 people employed by Nokia Technologies. Moving forward, Nokia said it would look to focus its Technologies arm on opportunities in licensing and healthcare.
But once the iPhone X manufacturing issues are resolved, the phone's sales will likely to pick up in the first half of 2018. He stated in a note to MacRumors that the 2018 iPad Pro will probably come with a TrueDepth camera and the FaceID feature.
Enormous was originally scheduled to arrive in theaters on November 21, 2018 and was subsequently pushed back to the 2020 slot. With 'Gigantic , ' we've come to that point, and although it's a hard decision, we are ending active development for now.
The White House says President Donald Trump will nominate Kirstjen Nielsen to serve as his next secretary of Homeland Security. The White House confirmed earlier reports by The Washington Post and Politico that Nielsen was next in line for the position.
Just over two months since it was implemented , Cook County commissioners have soured on a penny-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks. David Goldenberg, a spokesman for the industry-funded Can the Tax Coalition said that Consumer indignation is off the charts.
Barcelona set sights back on Philippe Coutinho
The latest report from Mundo Deportivo indicates that Couts made a verbal agreement with Liverpool to leave in January. If this is the case [If Barcelona sign players in January] we have to generate income and maybe someone have to leave.
Airtel Partners with Karbonn and launches 4G VoLTE smartphone
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That battery is good for 6-weeks of reading and there's now 12 LED illuminators down the side to front light that E Ink panel. The backlight is uniform across the display, and now features automatic brightness so it can react to environmental lighting.