Well-known filmmaker Ramesh Sippy has been appointed chairperson of the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC). “Yes, Mr Sippy has been appointed the new chairperson of NFDC. The order came out yesterday (Monday),” an Information and Broadcasting ministry source confirmed. He will take charge from the outgoing chairperson, veteran actor Om Puri. Sixty-five-year-old Sippy, who has been part of the Hindi film industry for the past four decades, is known for making successful films like Andaz, Seeta Aur Geeta, Sholay and Shakti. Let’s see if he is able to bring about positive changes in his tenure at NFDC.