List of Top 7 Acting & Mass Communication Schools in India

If you are bitten by an acting bug and if you are damn serious about your acting career, you need to choose a right school which can groom you, instill you with confidence and turn in to a good actor.

These days acting has become a great passion among the youngsters thanks to the life of glamour the actors live. There is money and fame for the actors.

Every body wants to be Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan. Aamir Khan, Hritik Roshan, Akshay Kumar. But none of them are aware that it takes a lot of hard work and guidance to become like such people.

The following institutes can help you fulfilling your dreams. Check these Top Seven Acting and Mass Communication Schools of India.

Top 10 Institutes of Acting and Mass Communication-

Film and Television Institute of India ( FTII )

This is a very reputed institute situated at Pune. The Institute came in to being in 1960. It is also the member of CILECT which is one of the leading schools in the field.

Courses offered by FTII –

The institute offers the following courses – One Year PG Certificates in Feature Film Screenplay writing, in Direction ( TV), Electronic Cinematography ( TV),Video Editing ( TV) and  Sound Recording.

TV Engineering, Two Years’ PG Diplomas in Acting, Art Direction.

Top 7 Acting & Mass Communication Schools

Celebs who got training from here –

Denny, Jaya Bachchan, Mithun Chakravarti, Nasiruddin Shah, Om Puri, John Abrahim etc.

Whistling Woods International , Mumbai –

The school boasts of giving training to the person like Akshay Kumar was set up in 2006 by the Director Subhash Ghai.

The Courses are –

Direction, Production, Cinematography, Screen Writing, Sound and Visual Effects, Fashion Design and Media Management studies

3. Berry John Acting Studio –

Established in Noida in 1999 was shifted to Mumbai in 2002. Actors like Shahrukh Khan, Manoj Vajpayee, Sameer Soni, Arjun Kapoor, Jacqlin Fernandis got the training in this institute.

Courses offered by –

Certificate in Acting ( This is  a weekend course )

Diplomas in Film Acting, Film Arts, Customized Film Workshops, For Children Young Actors’ Club

4. National School of Drama ( NSD )

One of the leading Acting Institutes of the world. It came to existence in 1959 but became an independent institute in 1975.

Courses offered by NSD –

World Drama, Voice and Speech, Mime and Movement, Yoga, Theatre Music, Classical and Modern Indian Drama

List of Bollywood stars who got training from here –

Anupam Kher, Om Puri, Nasiruddin Shah, Irfan Khan, Seema Biswas, Raghubir Yadav, Pankaj Kapoor, Ashutosh Rana etc.

5. Anupam Kher Actor Prepare –

As the name indicates, it belongs to Anupam Kher. It started in 2005. The salient feature is that many actors keep coming here to teach the nuances to the learners here.

Courses are –

One Month Part Time Certificate Course, 3 Month Full time Diploma Course, Acting Workshops, Personalized Training Programmes.

Star Students of the institute – Hritik Roshan, Abhishek Bachchan, Dipika Padukon

6. Asian Academy of Film and Television ( AAFT ) situated at Noida, Mumbai, Kolkata and New Delhi

It was set up in 1993. We also call it the first ISO 9000:2000 Film School.

 Courses offered by AAFT –

Diploma Courses in Acting for Film and Television, Visual Communication,

Diploma in Acting and Presentation

M.Sc in Cinema and Direction, M.Sc in Cinema and Sound Recording. And B.Sc courses in Electronic Media etc.

Arjun Kapoor, Vishal Kaushik, Mohit Marwah etc got training here.

7. RK Film and Media Academy – Situated in New Delhi

Courses offered by it are –

Courses in Film Acting, Print Journalism, Sound Recording and Dubbing, Digital Still Photography, Non-linear Video Editing with Special Effects and Animation, Anchoring and Broadcasting etc.

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