Siddharth Roy Kapur was unanimously elected as President of the Film & Television Producers Guild of India Ltd. at the first meeting of its newly constituted Guild Council of Management, which was held immediately after the 62nd Annual General Meeting on September 24, 2016. He will assume responsibility as President of the Guild with effect from January 1, 2017.
The current President Mukesh Bhatt and the Management Team will be holding charge until December 31, 2016. Subsequently, the new Management Team will be constituted effective January 1, 2017, at the time of new President Siddharth Roy Kapur assuming office. Kulmeet Makkar will continue to manage the affairs of the Film & Television Producers Guild of India Ltd as its Chief Executive Officer.
The incumbent President Mukesh Bhatt said, “Throughout the past 4 years of my tenure as Guild President, the Management Team has embarked on the path of my illustrious predecessors and worked with devotion and passion on reinvigorating the image and goodwill of the Guild and now it is time to move on and hand over the baton to the younger generation.”
President-Elect Siddharth Roy Kapur said, “In his four years as Guild President, Mukeshji has served the industry tirelessly, with tremendous passion and commitment. I look forward to building on what he has accomplished, and working alongside my colleagues to help address the challenges and build on the opportunities we have before us as an industry.”
Subhash Ghai, Sunil Lulla and Rajkumar Hirani have been inducted into the Guild Council of Management.
The members of the newly elected Council of Management of the Guild are as under: