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Usha Ganguly

Kolkata-based theatre personality and winner of Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, Usha Ganguly recently passed away at the age of 75. About Usha Ganguly is an activist, theatre director and actor born in 1945 in Uttar Pradesh. She is noted for her theatre group, Rangakarmee and her introduction of Hindi theatre form in West Bengal. She ..

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Girish Karnad, well-known writer, playwright, actor and public intellectual passes away

Girish Karnad (81), well-known writer, playwright, actor and public intellectual, has passed away on June 10 in Bengaluru. Born in May 1938, he was one of the most prominent theatre personalities of the 60s and 70s, a period regarded as the Renaissance of Indian theatre. He worked with mythology and history and gave them a ..

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Ram Kumar, noted Indian painter passes away

Ram Kumar (94), the noted Indian painter, has passed away on April 14, 2018. He was known for his abstract landscapes. A modernist, he was associated with the Progressive Artists’ Group comprising M.F.Husain, F.N.Souza, H.A.Gade, S.H.Raza and others. The seminal group gave a new direction to Indian art by introducing a fresh idiom. Kumar was ..

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Girish karnad to be honoured by Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award 2017

Veteran actor and playwright Girish Karnad will be honoured by Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award 2017 at the literature festival’s annual awards ceremony which will be held on November 19 at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Nariman Point, Mumbai. The festival runs from November 16-19. Karnad is also a recipient of ..

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Delhi: Andha Yug” play staged in Kotla, makes History

Dharamvir Bharti’s historic play Andha Yug was staged at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi. Returning to Delhi after 48 long years, the play, now directed and staged by eminent theatre personality Bhanu Bharti gave the Capital one of the grandest theatrical performances witnessed in recent times. Andha Yug is set on the last day ..

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