Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) has finally found its chairman. BP Singh, producer of the longest running Indian television show, CID has been appointed for the post at FTII. The post of the chairman was unoccupied since October 31, 2018, when Anupam Kher resigned from the post.
Brijendra Pal Singh has his own Fireworks Productions and has produced several TV shows like horror show ‘Aahat’ and ‘C.I.D.’ which is the longest running show in the history of Indian Television. It started CID Gallantry Awards in 2010. He even appeared as DCP Chitrole in CID.
He started his career working with Doordarshan and later made a murder mystery TV film ‘Sirf Char Din’ which made him visit the crime branch of police and he befriended Inspector Jayant Wagle. In the process, he became interested in detective work.
He is the one who introduced India’s first silent comedy ‘Gutur Gu’ and produced another crime show ‘Hum Ne Li Hai- Shapath’ on Life OK.
BP Singh is the former student of Film and Television Institute of India and now has become the chairman of it.
Anupam Kher worked as the chairman for one year. He was appointed on October 11, 2017. Due to some international projects like ‘Hotel Mumbai’, he had to resign. The post was then offered to “Bad Man” of Bollywood Gulshan Grover, who declined the offer due to his upcoming engagements.