National School of Drama

Paresh Rawal appointed National School of Drama chairman

Paresh Rawal, also a politician affiliated with the Bharatiya Janata Party, started his acting career in the eighties. 

Sep 10, 2020, 17:57 PM IST

Film world mourns demise of theatre doyen Ebrahim Alkazi

Alkazi, considered the father of modern Indian theatre, was 94. He was the first Director of National School of Drama (NSD).

Aug 05, 2020, 18:00 PM IST

Theatre maestro Ebrahim Alkazi dies at 94

Ebrahim Alkazi was the first director of National School of Drama (NSD). Also an art connoisseur, collector and gallery owner, he founded Art Heritage Gallery in New Delhi.

Aug 05, 2020, 09:43 AM IST

Alma mater NSD pays emotional tribute to Irrfan Khan

As Irrfan left for his heavenly abode on Wednesday, his alma Mater NSD paid tribute to him.

Apr 29, 2020, 20:26 PM IST

Lost one of our most meritorious members: NSD

Irrfan Khan was an alumnus of the National School Drama in 1987, he pursued specialisation in acting from the prestigious theatre school.

Apr 29, 2020, 20:17 PM IST

NSD Director Suresh Sharma condoles untimely demise of iconic alumni Irrfan Khan

Throughout his illustrious showbiz career, the master craftsman was applauded for several of his notable works and praised for many. 

Apr 29, 2020, 16:33 PM IST

Neena Gupta shares throwback photos of alumni from NSD

Neena Gupta, who passed from the NSD in 1980, shared pictures of Anupam Kher, Zeenat Khan, Alok Nath, Anil Kapoor, SK Kaushik, Pankaj Kapoor, and Sushmita Mukherjee.

Jun 22, 2019, 20:21 PM IST

I have started enjoying rejection and misery: Manoj Bajpayee

The 49-year-old actor believes the initial rejections he faced have made him practical and motivated him to work harder.


Nov 04, 2018, 11:52 AM IST

Student alleges molestation by National School of Drama teacher, case filed

On August 1, the woman had filed a complaint alleging that she was inappropriately touched by the guest teacher, who had come to conduct an examination, the police said. 

Aug 04, 2018, 11:07 AM IST

Talent needs education to shape up: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

National School of Drama (NSD) alumnus Nawazuddin Siddiqui says the importance and role of education in shaping up one's talent cannot be dismissed.

Jun 18, 2017, 16:15 PM IST

18th Bharat Rang Mahotsav concludes with musical performance

National School of Drama's annual international theatre festival Bharat Rang Mahotsav came to a close in the presence of eminent personalities here.

Feb 22, 2016, 15:53 PM IST

Anupam Kher gives 'gurudakshina' to Mahesh Bhatt

Anupam Kher has been named for the Padma Bhushan and expressed gratitude to Mahesh Bhatt for giving him a break.

Jan 29, 2016, 18:28 PM IST

India to host 2018 Theatre Olympics

India will host the 2018 edition of the Theatre Olympics, an official announced on Monday.

Aug 25, 2015, 08:15 AM IST

NSD launches theatre event to raise funds for Nepal victims

 National School of Drama (NSD) is organising a nine-day theatre extravaganza to raise funds for Nepal earthquake victims.

May 11, 2015, 17:52 PM IST

Theatre actor Geetanjali Kulkarni gets 'stamp' for film journey

After almost 20 years in theatre, actress Geetanjali Kulkarni took to the cinematic medium with a key role in "Court", a poignant film which has won the National Award in the best feature film category even before its theatrical release. The wife of actor Atul Kulkarni says it comes as a stamp on her belief in quality storytelling.

Apr 04, 2015, 20:09 PM IST

Bharat Rang Mahotsav to 'break borders' with theatre performances

The Bharat Rang Mahotsav - the National School of Drama's annual theatre festival - will begin here Feb 1 with the theme ‘Breaking Borders’.

Jan 29, 2015, 08:32 AM IST

Culture minister insists on timely spending of funds

Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma Wednesday said a weekly monitoring system will be introduced soon for the various organisations under the ministry and insisted on timely spending of funds.

Nov 19, 2014, 14:40 PM IST

Children's theatre festival to begin in Delhi Sunday

The 12th edition of the National School of Drama's (NSD) children's festival will begin here Sunday, a statement said Saturday.

Nov 01, 2014, 20:06 PM IST

Need regional drama schools, not NSDs: Naseeruddin Shah

Naseeruddin Shah wants regional drama schools to be promoted in preference to mega institutes like the National School of Drama (NSD) that fail to churn out active theatre artists.

Feb 05, 2014, 12:35 PM IST

Young writers bringing innovation to films: Asghar Wajahat

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.

Jan 12, 2014, 18:54 PM IST