Senior film director Shekhar Kapoor has been elected as the Chairman of the Board of Governors. The Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting announced Kapoor’s selection on the date of the 29th of September 2020.
Senior director-producer b. P. Singh has been the president of the organization since 2018. Shekhar Kapoor will now take his place. The ministry has made it clear that Kapoor’s tenure will be till March 3, 2023.
The career of Shekhar Kapoor
Shekhar Kapoor has made significant contributions to the film industry as a director and actor. He made his directorial debut in 1983 with Masoom. Then Mr. India.
The film is directed by Elizabeth, Passage, New York I Love You, Four Feathers. She also won a national award for her film Bandit Queen. His film ‘Elizabeth’ also won the BAFTA Award for Best British Film. He has been directing and acting in many films since 1974. He has been awarded the Padma Shri by the Central Government for his contribution to the film industry.