Formal Inauguration of the 8th Session - GKFTII
Oct 17, 2019 GKFTII
The formal inaugural ceremony of the 8th Session of GKFTII was held on 17th. October 2019 and was presided over by Ms Swaroopa Ghosh, a renowned Bollywood personality and Prof. Santanu Bose. Ex. Dean Academics at National School of Drama, ( NSD).
During her address to the students Ms Swaroopa Ghosh praised GKFTII teachers and management, and said that it has grown from a school to an institution in a short time. Gulshan Kumar Film & Television Institute of India is always concerned about the needs of the students. She also stated that GKFTII has the kind of facilities which are not there anywhere else.
While addressing the students Prof. Santanu Bose laid stress on several points. “Only degree won’t work but one has to learn the skills thoroughly to be a part of film industry. To succeed in life one has to be his own competitor and to keep improving with hard work. Cinema or any other art is not a business but a way of life. Observe and translate whatever is happening around you into an art form”.
Director GKFTII Mr. Hitesh Ralhan praised the faculty for their teaching abilities of the highest order. He said he was pleased that now onwards students are part of GKFTII family.
Prof. Kalyan Sarkar, Dean GKFTII welcomed the new students and encouraged them to proceed in life to realize their dream with hard work and dedication. He also emphasized that their sincere efforts will create a synergy to move forward with renewed energy.
The event was concluded by vote of thanks given by Ashima Khanna, faculty acting GKFTII.