The Film & Television Producers Guild of India (FTPGI) is the oldest and most prestigious producers’ associations in the country and is a respected autonomous non-profit film trade body founded in 1958 by legendary filmmakers like V Shantaram, Raj Kapoor, S Mukherjee, B R Chopra, Bimal Roy, Sohrab Modi, among others.
The FTPGI is having its Annual General Meeting on the 15th of this month. Buzz is seven young and successful producers are keen on replacing seven old members of the Guild, who are up for retirement.
According to sources, A G Nadiadwala will make way for Feroze or Sajid Nadiadwala while Jeetendra will make way for Ekta Kapoor. Similarly, Riteish Sidhwani is likely to take Farhan Akhtar’s position. And Shrishti or Goldie Behl have been nominated in place of their father, the late Ramesh Behl of Rose Movies.
Presently, Ramesh Sippy is the president of the Guild.