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FTII Pune alumni

by Edward

The Film and Television Institute of India, Pune is state sponsored film school that was established in 1960 in the state of Maharashtra. Since it’s inception it has produced some of the best directors and actors working in both the parallel and mainstream cinemas of India. Notable alumni include:

Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Girish Kasaravalli
John Abraham
Ketan Mehta
Kumar Shahani
Mani Kaul
Mithun Chakraborty
Naseeruddin Shah
Om Puri
Prakash Jha
Shabana Azmi
Shaji N. Karun
Smita Patil
Vidhu Vinod Chopra

Ritwik Ghatak taught for one year in the late 60’s.