For our love for drama
National School of Drama puts another step forward in promoting theatre moments in the country. This time it has collaborated with Department of Language, Art and Culture, Shimla, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh and brings us the week-long Manohar Singh Natya Samaroh starting on 24 April.
Monohar Singh who hailed from Shimla, had moved to Mumbai and acted in many bollywood Hindi movies and later he passed away due to ill health. A theatre festival is organised in his memory in Shimla quite and often.
In the festival, known theatre groups from other states are participating with their performances. Khalid Ki Khala, a play directed by Ramesh Talwar will be presented by NSD Repertory Company, New Delhi on 24 April. The following day (25 April) will feature the play Ismat Aapa Ke Naam, directed by Naseeruddin Shah and presented by Motley group, Mumbai. On 26 and 27 April, Chhaya Shakuntalam and Mohepiya will be presented by the NSD Repertory Company, New Delhi and Rangpeeth group from Mumbai being directed by K.N. Panikkar and Waman Kendre. The License and Macbeth will be presented on the last two days (28-29 April) directed by Neelam Mansingh Chowdhry and Ratan Thiyam and acted by The Company, Chandigarh and Chorus Repertory Theatre, Imphal.