Sunday, July 14, 2024
TopicNational School of Drama

Topic: National School of Drama

Bihar boasts of Manoj Bajpayee, Pankaj Tripathi. Now it’ll get NSD-style drama school too

Patna has always been a theatre powerhouse. Now the city is getting its first govt drama academy thanks to Patna Municipal Corporation.

Satire on Indira Gandhi, a play where Delhi was the stage: NSD chief Amal Allana’s picks

Andha Yug, Tughlaq, Razia Sultan, Parallel Cities showed Allana the power of theatre

‘No set syllabus or faculty’ — why National School of Drama students have been on week-long protest

On protest since 3 Oct, students have demanded a permanent director & removal of registrar of institute. NSD management has denied students' claims, said there've been no budget cuts.

Why NSD registrar was ‘sacked’ & reinstated within days ‘over event by RSS-backed organisations’

While NSD registrar Jwala Prasad says his removal ‘reeks of malintent’, he claims a ‘procedural anomaly may have affected the administration’s decision’.

Actor and former BJP MP Paresh Rawal is new NSD chairperson

Paresh Rawal, appointed for 4 years, replaces playwright and theatre director Ratan Thiyam who was NSD chairman from 2013 until 2017.

Ebrahim Alkazi, pioneer who shaped not just many fine actors but India's modern theatre scene

The longest-serving director of the National School of Drama, Ebrahim Alkazi was a tough task-master who revolutionised the teaching and production of theatre in India.

Music, folklore & passion — how BV Karanth transformed Indian theatre

Remembering BV Karanth, the powerhouse who brought south Indian theatre to the forefront, on his 90th birth anniversary

The double life of Anupam Kher: Hollywood's favourite desi & BJP’s pin-up patriot

A short history of Anupam Kher’s split incarnation

On Camera

Marathi cinema has an elitism problem. We need more than Maratha history appeasement

In 2016, ‘Sairat’ shook up the Marathi film industry by calling attention to its elitism. It showed audiences that there is more to Marathiness than Brahmanistic ceremonies.

India's gold industry to create 25,000 jobs, attract Rs 15,000 crore by 2030, says sector report

Report by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry says domestic gold production is expected to rise from 16 tonnes to 100 tonnes by 2030, eliminating the need for imports.

BrahMos a wonderful symbol but Philippines lacks capability to operate, says Ashley Tellis

If a country did not have C4ISR capability, having a missile was a wonderful symbol but not of much operational use, says former senior adviser to US state department.

A ‘jai jawan, jai kisan' trap awaits Modi. In a 5-year Test match with revived Opposition

Modi govt will need to address massive challenges without the total power it got used to, in the face of relentless electoral challenges, one after another.