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Young writers bringing innovation to films: Asghar Wajahat

Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 18:54

Hailing the young crop of writers in Hindi, noted playwright and novelist Syed Asghar Wajahat says good and innovative writing has emerged recently in cinema because of them.

No dearth of work in Hindi language : Asghar Wajahat

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 21:17

Noted author and playwright Syed Asghar Wajahat today said that there is no dearth of good work in Hindi language as the new generation, along with seniors, is coming out with good work.

For Chekhov, Socrates, head to Delhi Natya Utsav

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 20:55

Delhi Natya Utsav, a five-day theatre festival beginning Jan 20, will see plays based on Russian writer Anton Chekhov`s short stories, Greek philosopher Socrates` struggles, and a love story set in the time of the Second World War.

National School of Drama to roll out playwriting course in 2014

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 10:30

There is dearth of good playwriters in the country, said National School of Drama (NSD) Director Waman Kendre Friday.

16th Bharat Rang Mahotsav festival from January 4-19

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 20:32

The Bharat Rang Mahotsav, the National School of Drama`s annual theatre festival, is back with its 16th edition and will showcase 71 plays from 17 Indian states and 6 international countries.

India needs many more regional schools of theatre: NSD chairperson Ratan Thiyam

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 09:25

India needs many regional schools of theatre, including in the northeast, said National School of Drama chairperson Ratan Thiyam.

NSD`s Bal Sangam fest to begin on Children`s Day

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 10:32

For the first time, the Bal Sangam programme of the National School of Drama in the national capital will bring together 21 groups from across the country, with special focus on the northeast and folk theatre.

Never thought `Raanjhanna` would become so big: Zeeshan Ayyub

Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 10:13

Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub`s memorable turn as Dhanush`s best friend `Murari` in "Raanjhanna" has earned him praise from everyone.

NSD director to be appointed soon

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 09:14

Chandresh Kumari Katoch said Wednesday that the process is nearly over for finalising the appointment of the director for the National School of Drama (NSD).

Banned by NSD, Pakistani play gets space to perform in capital

Last Updated: Sunday, January 20, 2013, 11:53

The spirit of cultural cooperation between India and Pakistan triumphed Saturday over the simmering tension along the Indo-Pakistan border.

National School of Drama promotes theatre in Sikkim

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 05, 2012, 13:40

The Sikkim Centre of the National School of Drama is promoting theatre in the region. Recently, budding actors performed a non-verbal play on Sikkimese culture and traditions.

NSD lays out drama treat for kids

Last Updated: Friday, November 16, 2012, 10:18

A panorama of 17 plays in nine languages will be staged over 11 days, renewing the National School of Drama`s commitment to urban theatre for children.