Bharat Rang Mahotsav begins in New Delhi

The 17th edition of Bharat Rang Mahotsav has begun in New Delhi. It is a theatre festival, organized by National School of Drama (NSD).

It was inaugurated by Culture Minister Dr Mahesh Sharma and National Award-winning actor and NSD alumnus Om Puri.

This year’s edition will showcase more than 200 national and international theatre performances.

International performances will include theatre productions from countries like Poland, Israel, USA, France and Bangladesh.

Bharat Rang Mahotsav

  • It was established in 1999 as an annual theatre festival of National School of Drama (NSD).
  • Originally it was founded to show case, works of Indian theatre practitioners but later it got international fame and attracted international performers as well.
  • Now it is acknowledged as the largest theatre festival of Asia.
  • National School of Drama (NSD) is India’s premier theatre training institute operating under the aegis of Union Ministry of Culture.

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