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A budget of Rs 3 crore has been approved for the project.and now many people are coming on their own and need no coaxing, Agarwal said For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: October 25 2016 1:40 pm Actor Akshay Kumar who is known for his fitness has been roped in as the ambassador of ‘Jaan Bachao’ health campaign Top News Actor Akshay Kumar who is known for his fitness has been roped in as the ambassador of ‘Jaan Bachao’ health campaign Asif Bhamla President Bhamla Foundation has roped in Akshay as the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) good health ambassador Directed by Rajkumar Hirani the campaign is a unique initiative by the foundation and MCGM The campaign will be launched by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday Hirani best known for directing award-winning films like “Lage Raho Munna Bhai” “3 Idiots” and “PK” was elated when the idea came to him “It is a great move and I am glad we have a face like Akshay for the same The idea is to make each of us stand up and let the sedentary lifestyle go and save ourselves before it is too late I enjoyed the making as much as I wish we change mindsets with this video” Hirani said The campaign follows the ‘TB Harega Desh Jeetega’ campaign with Bill Milanda Gates Foundation featuring megastar Amitabh Bachchan Bhamla said: “The campaign aims to shake us from our couch potato roots and get us to get out there and do something now Who else could be a perfect ambassador than Akshay Kumar And when it came to direction we could think of no one better than Rajkumar Hirani I am glad both agreed” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Premankur Biswas | Mumbai | Updated: August 30 2015 11:09 am Related News The debate over who should head the Film and Television Institute of India has raised the question: why do we need an FTII Five alumni tell Premankur Biswas what the institute has meant to their careers in cinema Rajkummar Rao 30 Acting Class of 2008 Rajkummar Rao rajkummar rao is prone to underplay his achievements At 27 he won the Best Actor award at the National Awards in 2013 for Shahid becoming one of the youngest actors to do so — but few know about that But there is one thing that he doesn’t want to underplay: his education as an actor at FTII “People claim that no good actors came out of FTII after Naseeruddin Shah and Shabana Azmi What they don’t know is that the acting course was closed for 26 years and reopened only in 2004” says Rao who graduated in 2008 The actor who is scheduled to star in Aamir Khan’s much-talked about project Dangal next year feels that the school has attracted a lot of bad press for “nothing” “Whatever I am today is mostly because of my training at FTII It taught me to be disciplined as an actor People accuse us of being lazy and presume that we smoke up and laze about in the campus which is not true at all FTII courses are hard work” he says The Hindi film industry is respectful of the institution says Rao “People in the industry know that FTII students have a different and an honest approach towards work The place gave me a voice and the ability to see things from a different perspective” he says Talks of privatising the institute worries Rao “The kind of environment that we have in the institute is something you can’t find anywhere else You are breathing thinking talking living cinema 24/7 — that shouldn’t change ” he says Nishtha Jain 50 Direction Class of 1998 Nishtha Jain When filmmaker Nishtha Jain joined FTII she was disappointed with the quality of instruction at the institute “It was a very male dominated place there wasn’t a single woman in the entire faculty Ours was the first batch with eight female students in the direction batch” says Jain whose film Gulabi Gang received the Best Film on Social Issues and the Best Non-Feature Film editing at the 61st National Film Awards Most students says Jain learn on their own by watching films and assisting seniors “We learnt from our own mistakes Except for one professor I don’t recall being encouraged by any of the others We seriously lacked in the script-writing department Filmmakers and inspiring teachers like Mani Kaul were also not around in our time” she says During Jain’s stay at FTII the administration decided to shorten the course to two years The student community unanimously went on strike opposing the decision “Even three years are not sufficient to cover the syllabi and shortening it to two years would have been a complete disaster Our strike was successful; we managed to retain the three-year structure and the two-year editing course was extended to a three years” she says After graduating in 1998 Jain started making non-fiction films winning a slew of awards Lakshmi and Me (2008) explored the filmmaker’s relationship with her domestic help; 6 Yards of Democracy (2006) looks at the sordid side of Indian democracy through a stampede incident in a sari-distributing camp and Gulabi Gang (2012) is about a group of fiery women and their fight against gender violence caste oppression and corruption While working as an independent filmmaker Jain rediscovered the institute through fellow alumni “I work with a lot of young FTIIians and they’re talented and come from all walks of life” she says That’s why Jain feels FTII needs autonomy and not privatisation “If you privatise FTII it will be out of bounds for the economically backward candidates Currently the institute is one of the few remaining syncretic places with students from all backgrounds and regions That should be maintained at all cost” she says FTII needs a chairperson with a vision and a plan but definitely not a political party worker to push their agenda says Jain “The chairperson has to be someone who has passion for cinema and knows how to bring various stake holders to the table to trouble-shoot” she says Dev Agarwal 31 Cinematography Class of 2010 Dev Agarwal “Getting through FTII was a dream come true” says Dev Agarwal who graduated from the department of cinematography in 2010 Four years later he made his Bollywood debut in Hansal Mehta’s Citylights capturing the journey of a migrant couple played by fellow FTII graduates Rajkummar Rao and Patralekha from Rajasthan to Mumbai Agarwal shows the dark side of the mighty metropolis its capacity to turn good people into desperate creatures crippled by poverty and hard luck Born in Kolkata Agarwal completed his BA in Mass Communication and Film Studies from St Xavier’s College Kolkata and decided to apply to FTII “There were only 10 seats and I consider myself lucky that I got through” he says Agarwal feels FTII benefits from the “brilliant workshops” conducted by past students “Many working professionals such as Santosh Sivan CK Murlidharan Barun Mukherjee and many others came to campus FTII is a place where students are not conditioned and you are a free thinker You discover your own voice and you are never a carbon copy of someone else” he says When Agarwal decided to make documentaries after graduating he was encouraged by his peers and professors “You don’t go to FTII only to build a career You love the art and craft of cinema and FTII is probably the only place in the country where it is taught in its purest form” says Agarwal He recently finished work on a non-fiction film Unheard Voices…and notes to myself and Invasion 1897 his first international project in West Africa Anil Mehta 56 Cinematography Class of 1984 Anil Mehta According to cinematographer Anil Mehta there are two kinds of people in Bollywood those who are from FTII and those who aren’t “I am not being a snob when I says this; even Yash Chopra used to tell me that technicians from FTII bring another level of quality to their work” says Mehta who passed out of the cinematography course in 1984 After he graduated he joined the flourishing advertising scene “Those were the heydays Indian ads were finding a new idiom The people at the helm were mostly FTII technicians cinematographers and editors” says Mehta Eventually in 1994 Mehta got his first break in another FTII veteran Mani Kaul’s The Cloud Door His career reads like a dream list for any Bollywood fan — Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Lagaan Saathiya Veer Zara Wake Up Sid Finding Fanny Rockstar Badlapur and more “But how many know of the brilliant documentaries that FTIIans make How many celebrate the work of Nishtha Jain who has consistently made brilliant non fiction movies” he asks The root cause of the FTII problem Mehta feels is the fact that it is under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting “When it was formed in 1960 FTII was clubbed under this ministry because it was meant to facilitate the growth of Doordarshan and All India Radio However it has a completely different function now It has evolved into something else and it should be treated as a separate entity” he says Gurvinder Singh 41 Direction Class of 2000 Gurvinder Singh After Gurvinder Singh completed the direction course from FTII in 2000 he hit the road travelling extensively through Punjab for more than four years documenting folk ballads and oral narratives “That is the culture of FTII we were encouraged to take risks” says Singh whose first feature film in Punjabi Andhey Ghorhey Da Daan (Alms for the Blind Horse) in 2011 premiered at Venice Film Festival It was also screened at various international festivals including Rotterdam Busan London and Munich At FTII Singh and his contemporaries quickly realised that the onus of learning was on the student “The teaching was of not a very high standard Most of the permanent faculty were from the ’60s and early ’70s and had not kept themselves abreast of contemporary filmmaking We depended on visiting faculty Mohan Agashe was the director of the institute and owing to his efforts we got theatre stalwarts such as Vijay Tendulkar Mahesh Elkunchwar and Vijaya Mehta to conduct workshops Filmmaker Saeed Mirza stayed for more than a month with us and we made a short film under his guidance Sanjay Bhansali came to teach us song playback Kundan Shah for scriptwriting The atmosphere at these workshops was always friendly and jovial which often included drinking together in the evenings” says Singh who took his latest film Chauthi Koot (The Fourth Direction) to Cannes this year Singh views Gajendra Chauhan’s appointment as an assault on FTII “It’s akin to picking up a roadside medicine tout to head an institution like AIIMS” says Singh But why has FTII not produced a Bollywood superstar or blockbuster director “That was never even the intention behind starting the institute Indian cinema is much bigger than Bollywood FTII graduates are doing superlative work in documentary filmmaking The documentary movement of the past decade was spearheaded mostly by them” he says For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related News She then went to another room and pretended to be unconsciousness,may take him away for treatment, It also got tents installed. the crowd support and home advantage would be some factors that will come into play for them while Hyderabad’s performances are such that no one can raise a doubt on them. For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Panchkula | Published: May 14 2016 6:32 am Related News Launching a crackdown on drug smugglers the crime branch of Panchkula police has arrested two persons with contraband in two separate cases here on Friday In the first case the accused Vijay Kumar a resident of Sarkaghaat (Himachal Pradesh) was arrested from Himshikha Colony Pinjore with 8gm heroin Share This Article Related Article “We had received a tip off following which we apprehended him in Himshikha Colony Pinjore Investigation is on and we are interrogating him about his other accomplices in the crime” said inspector Sandeep from the crime branch of the Panchkula police The second accused was arrested from a public park in Sector 5 Panchkula Kishori Lal a resident of Mandi (Himachal Pradesh) was arrested with 500gms of charas Both the accused were booked under relevant sections of the NDPS Act and were produced in a local court on Friday Vijay was sent to police remand for three days while Lal was remanded in police custody for two days WATCH INDIAN EXPRESS VIDEOS HERE On Thursday the police arrested a woman resident of Himachal Pradesh Pooja from Sector 5 MDC and recovered 7kg cannabis from her possession She is also in the police custody of Women Police Station For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: AP | Trnava | Published: September 5 2016 12:12 am Wayne Rooney made his England debut in 2003 as a 17-year-old (Source: Reuters) Top News Wayne Rooney has overtaken David Beckham to become England’s most-capped outfield player The 30-year-old Rooney made his 116th international appearance in Sunday’s World Cup qualifier against Slovakia which was Sam Allardyce’s first game as England coach The striker has been retained as captain by Allardyce but says he plans to retire from international duty after the 2018 World Cup By then Rooney will hope to have broken the England appearance record of 125 set by goalkeeper Peter Shilton between 1970 and 1990 Rooney made his England debut in 2003 as a 17-year-old Although Rooney has won every major title with Manchester United the furthest he has reached in a tournament with England is the quarterfinals at the 2004 European Championship and 2006 World Cup For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Los Angeles | Published: March 11 2016 12:05 pm New mother Leighton Meester is heading back to the small screen with a new time-travel comedy Related News New mother Leighton Meester is heading back to the small screen with a new time-travel comedy The 29-year-old former “Gossip Girl” star has landed the female lead in a pilot called “Making History” which focuses on “three unlikely friends who find an even less likely way to travel through time irreversibly complicating their personal lives in 2016” according to The Hollywood Reporter Leighton will play a colonial woman called Deborah whose contemporary beliefs are scoffed at in 1775 If the pilot is picked up to series by bosses at America’s Fox network it will mark her first job on the small screen since wrapping a six-season stint on hit drama “Gossip Girl” in 2012 The job is also one of the first she’s landed since having her first child with husband Adam Brody in August last year “Making History” also stars “Happy Endings” actor Adam Pally and is executive produced by “The Lego Movie” duo Phil Lord and Chris Miller For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related News including that U. 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