Film and Television Institute of India

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Set up in 1960, the Pune-based institute is funded and governed by the information and broadcasting ministry.The insitute, which offers diploma cources in a cliutch of subjects on filmmaking and acting, had some notable personalities as its president, inclduing RK, Shyam Benegal, Mrinal Sen and Adoor Gopalakrishnan. Its faculty included acclaimed British filmmaker Sir David Lean besides Ritwik Ghatak and Satyajit Ray.

First Published: May 24, 2016 15:04 IST