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Remembering Amitabh Bachchan's first acting guru

That meeting with Thakurdas had changed the life of Bachchan, then a BSc student of KM College. He studied in KM College from the year 1959 to 1962.

Oct 10, 2019, 18:15 PM IST

Zee Marathi's Drama 'Aaranyak' wins Best Drama Award

The other awards conferred include a Special Jury Award to the director/writer Ratnakar Matkar and the Best Supporting Actress award.

Apr 10, 2019, 12:30 PM IST

Theatre is a great leveller, says Shabana Azmi

Shabana's parents are Kaifi Azmi, an Indian poet and Shaukat Azmi, a veteran Indian People's Theatre Association stage actress.

Mar 28, 2019, 12:42 PM IST

Love for theatre among youngsters rare these days, says Anupam Kher

Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who will be seen in the play "Mera Woh Matlab Nahi Tha..." along with actors Neena Gupta and Rakesh Bedi, believes love for theatre is rare when it comes to the younger generation these days.

Nov 10, 2017, 17:57 PM IST

Made a switch to TV as theatre was not paying enough: Sumona Chakravarti

Sumona Chakravarti says she loved doing theatre but decided to make a switch to television as it was not "paying enough". The 29-year-old actor says television has made her career and has given her the chances to explore films as well.

Aug 02, 2017, 15:48 PM IST

Designing for theatre different from films: Manish Malhotra

Celebrity designer Manish Malhotra can't wait to design for the classic characters Anarkali and Salim in Firoz Abbas Khan's Broadway-styled musical play. He says that designing for theatre is different than films.

Oct 20, 2016, 18:31 PM IST

Fire guts one of Kolkata's oldest single-screen movie theatre

A major blaze gutted one of the oldest single-screen movie theatres here, the Jyoti Cinema, on Sunday, a fire department official said.

Oct 02, 2016, 12:06 PM IST

Australians being treated to Indian flavours

Exhibitions, dance performances, music, theatre, workshops and yoga -- people Down Under are being treated to these Indian treats in an ongoing Indian festival.

Sep 01, 2016, 17:21 PM IST

'Gandhi' was a huge opportunity: Rohini Hattangadi

'Gandhi' may have pushed Rohini Hattangadi into the roles of the perennial Bollywood mother but the actress says she has no regrets as Richard Attenborough's film was a huge milestone in her career.

Aug 12, 2016, 15:40 PM IST

Daniel Radcliffe returns to the New York stage

"Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe is returning to the New York stage for off Broadway play "Privacy."

Apr 13, 2016, 13:54 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

Gujarati theatre actor Markand Bhatt passes away

Renowned Gujarati stage actor and director Markand Bhatt died here today following a brief illness.

Feb 06, 2016, 00:59 AM IST

Javed Akhtar rebukes blaming cinema for social violence

Javed Akhtar rebuked the view that cinema spreads violence and criticised the trend of connecting incidences of rapeto cinema.

Jan 27, 2016, 12:31 PM IST

Influential theatre and opera director Luc Bondy dead at 67

Luc Bondy, an influential Swiss director who produced dozens of theatre and operatic works in Europe over four decades, died today aged 67, Paris' prestigious Theatre de l'Odeon, where he was director, announced.

Nov 29, 2015, 00:54 AM IST

Anupam Kher humbled by LK Advani's 'generosity'

Veteran actor Anupam Kher thanked LK Advani for his “generosity” to come and witness the play

Nov 15, 2015, 16:25 PM IST

Theatre feels like home: Actor Neena Gupta

Actor Neena Gupta's play 'Mera Woh Matlab Nahi Tha’ to be staged in New Delhi. 

Nov 14, 2015, 16:30 PM IST

Whatever I'm today, I owe to theatre: Ayushmann

Ayushmann Khurrana is thankful to theatre for his achievements 

Nov 13, 2015, 19:28 PM IST

Rishi Kapoor 'afraid' to do plays

Veteran Khan Rishi Kapoor says he is afraid to come on stage

Nov 07, 2015, 14:00 PM IST

More tickets released for 'Harry Potter' play

 "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" has proved hugely popular since tickets went on sale earlier this week, and now the production has extended the booking period for a third time.

Nov 01, 2015, 09:58 AM IST

Kalki Koechlin's play to open theatre festival in Capital

Kalki Koechlin and a few others will showcase their work in theatre in the National Capital New Delhi 

Oct 08, 2015, 15:18 PM IST