Mahesh Elkunchwar to be honoured with META Lifetime Achievement Award
Eminent Indian playwright Mahesh Elkunchwar has been chosen for META Lifetime Achievement Award 2019. The award would be conferred on March 12 during the Mahindra Theater Festival.
Mahesh Elkunchwar is regarded as one of the progressive playwrights of the country and is critically-acclaimed and widely-known for having experimented with a wide range of drama and is considered a powerful force in both Indian and Marathi theatre scene.
Mahesh Elkunchwar is also a recipient of the Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship. He has over 30 plays and essays to his credit including works like ‘Sultan’, ‘Holi’, ‘Garbo’, ‘Yatanaghar’, and ‘Atmakatha’.
The Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META) is aimed at applauding the finest in theatre. The META awards were instituted by the Mahindra Group with the objective of becoming a significant platform for celebrating this art.
META recognizes theatre’s varied elements like playwriting, set, costume and light designing, direction and performance. Over the 14 years since its inception, META has succeeded in setting a stage that represents the diverse interpretations of this art form as understood in various regions of the country.
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