Theatre Current Affairs - 2019

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Professor Raj Bisaria selected for Kalidas Samman

Madhya Pradesh Government has selected renowned theatre personality Prof Raj Bisaria for the prestigious ‘Kalidas Samman’ national award for 2015-16. He will be bestowed with the prestigious award for achievement in theatre in a ceremony to be held in Ujjain. About Raj Bisaria He was born on November 10, 1935. He is director, producer, actor Read More…

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Noted Malayalam theatre artist Kavalam Narayana Panicker passes away

Noted Malayalam theatre doyen Kavalam Narayana Panicker passed away due age-related ailments in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. He was 88. He was dramatist, theatre director and poet. He had written over 26 Malayalam plays and had played a pioneering role in bringing idiom into Malayalam theatre. About Kavalam Narayana Panicker Born on 28 April 1928 in Kavalam, Read More…

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Veteran theatre personality Achyut Lahkar passes away

Veteran theatre personality, playwright and doyen of Assam’s mobile theatre movement Achyut Lahkar passed away in Pathsala, Assam following a protracted illness. He was 85. He was considered as the father of the Bhryamyman or Mobile Theatre of Assam. He had given birth to mobile theatre in Assam in the 1960s. About Achyut Lahkar Born Read More…

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Theatre guru Ratan Thiyam selected for 11th META Lifetime Achievement Award

Veteran playwright and director Ratan Thiyam has been selected for prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for 2016 at the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META). He will be conferred with this award in recognition for his work for creating a new language in theatre and enriching the art form in various roles as director, writer, composer, Read More…

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