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‘Theatre should be an essential part of an actors’ repertoire’

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, May 2 (IANSlife) Actor, storyteller and theatre director Danish Hussain said that theatre gives you the discipline to be...

Theatre trains and polishes an actor: Joy Sengupta

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, April 27 (IANSlife) "Class Of '83" actor Joy Sengupta, who is just as popular in the world of films as...

Watching Manoj Bajpayee act on set is ‘like live theatre’: Sahil...

Mumbai, March 30 | Actor Sahil Vaid got a chance to work with Manoj Bajpayee in "Silence... Can You Hear It?", and he reveals...

World Theatre Day: New-age OTT stars who owe their roots to...

By Yashika MathurNew Delhi, March 27 | All the worlds a stage when it comes to honing acting talent. Theatre has always been a...

The impact of theatre on its audience

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, March 25 (IANSlife) Just like any other performing art, watching theatre - whether live or not - could transform an...

Arunachal CM Pema Khandu unveils portable cinema theatre in Itanagar

Itanagar, March 11 | Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday unveiled the portable cinema theatre Digiplex here. Khandu along with Bamang Felix, Minister of...

Rajnath discusses formation of theatre commands

New Delhi, March 5 | Going forward with the modernisation process of the armed forces, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday discussed...

Namit Das is happy with revival of theatre post lockdown

Mumbai, Feb 6 | Actor Namit Das recently performed on the 10th anniversary of the play Stories In A Song at Prithvi Theatre in...

100% theatre occupancy evokes mixed reactions

New Delhi, Feb 2 | The central government's decision to permit theatres to operate at 100 per cent occupancy saw mixed reactions from people...

‘Good news’ says Bollywood, as govt allows 100 per cent theatre...

By Yashika MathurNew Delhi, Jan 31 | The Government has announced a fresh set of guidelines for cinema theatres, allowing 100 per cent occupancy...

Veteran Gujarati theatre artist Arvind Joshi passes away at 84 (Ld)

Gandhinagar Jan 29 | Gujarati theatre veteran Arvind Joshi breathed his last on Friday morning at Nanavati Hospital in Bombay. He was 84 years...

Rajeev Khandelwal on taking up live theatre as a challenge

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Jan 25 (IANSlife) Film and television actor Rajeev Khandelwal, who has made his theatre debut with Swadesh Deepak's 'Court Martial',...

Sana Jafri acts in ‘Gidh’ teleplay, calls the hybrid theatre format...

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Jan 23 (IANSlife) Pakistani actress Sana Jafri, who features in Zee Theatre's latest teleplay 'Gidh' -- the story of...

Vivek Madan on strides to integrate theatre with technology

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Jan 9 (IANSlife) Bengaluru-based actor and theatre producer Vivek Madan, who has acted in Aadyam's latest digital play 'The Hound...

‘Kagaaz’ to be screened in UP village using mobile movie theatre...

Mumbai, Jan 6 | Makers of the upcoming Pankaj Tripathi-starrer Kagaaz will hold special screening of the film on January 8 using the mobile...

Raveena on new normal shoots: Seems like operation theatre than dubbing...

Mumbai, Dec 22 | Actress Raveena has resumed studio work in the city, after returning from a marathon shooting schedule in Himachal Pradesh recently.She...

International theatre festival for children launches online

New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANSlife) Organised by Theatre I-Entertainment Trust and supported by Korean Cultural Centre India, Pitara International TYA Festival 2020 is born...

Actor Varun Badola: Live theatre has a different energy, charm

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Dec 19 (IANSlife) Popular television actor Varun Badola, who features in a new Zee Theatre teleplay 'Wrong Turn', recalls his...

For Cyrus Sahukar, digital theatre is ‘another way of doing It’

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Dec 11 (IANSlife) 'If all the world's a stage, then where is the prompter?' In a rather humorous and...

IMPPA to theatre associations: Change revenue sharing policy

Mumbai, Dec 9 | Theatres have opened but footfalls are low. Given the circumstances, the Indian Motion Picture Producers' Association (IMPPA) has written to...

Aahana Kumra feels at home returning to Prithvi theatre after a...

Mumbai, Dec 2 | Bollywood actress Aahana Kumra, who calls herself a theatre kid, is thrilled to have returned to the Prithvi Theatre, which...

Rajat Kapoor: Theatre exists only in the moment of its performance

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Nov 24 (IANSlife) Film and theatre actor-director Rajat Kapoor, whose rendition of Shakespeare's comedy 'As You Like It' will soon...

Anangsha Biswas: Theatre has a different infectious energy

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANSlife) 'Mirzapur' actor Anangsha Biswas, who has featured in quite an impressive list of OTT shows, has a background in...

Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Festival off to colourful start

Hyderabad, Nov 19 | The annual Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Festival got off to a colourful start with the staging of internationally-acclaimed...

Sumit Lai Roy: Online theatre more accessible

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Nov 14 (IANSlife) Thespians around the world have discovered how theater can happen online where the audience and actor share...

Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari maker Abhishek Sharma on why film deserved...

Mumbai, Nov 13 | Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari is the first Bollywood films to release in theaters after lockdown. Its director Abhishek Sharma says...

Prithvi Theatre to host live concert series

New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANSlife) As the world came to a grinding halt in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, digital concerts was...

An abridged Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Festival amid Covid

Hyderabad, Nov 3 | The Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Festival, India's biggest privately-run theatre festival, will be held in an abridged form over...

Digital theatre also an exercise in archiving: Makarand Deshpande

New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANSlife) Film and theater actor and director, Makarand Deshpande, feels that digitizing theatre helps reach new audiences and helps archive...

Bringing dignity to theatre has given me sense of fulfilment: Mohammad...

Hyderabad, Oct 23 | From an ad filmmaker to a theatre actor, director and playwright and now a film actor, Mohammad Ali Baig has...

Integrated theatre commands next step in defence reforms: Army chief

New Delhi, Oct 21 | The next logical step in the process of defence reforms in India is the formation of Integrated Theatre Commands...

Aahana Kumra recounts early theatre days

New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANSlife) 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' actress Aahana Kumra, despite attaining popular success in cinema and web entertainment, remains deeply attached...

Amol Parashar: Theatre easiest medium for exploration

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANSlife) Actor Amol Parashar, who rose to fame with his character Chitvan Sharma in TVF Tripling, and is currently being...

Theatre has had to morph into a new avatar: Shernaz Patel

New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANSlife) As auditoriums lay vacant, members of the theatre community struggle to make ends meet, and audiences are snatched off...

‘Creators seeing business potential in digital theatre’

New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANSlife) With live theatre under a lockdown still, theatre institutions, groups and the larger community in India have been impacted...

Theatre requires more finesse in acting: Actress Gulki Joshi

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Aug 27 (IANSlife) Indian television actress Gulki Joshi, who started out her acting career with theatre, believes that on stage,...

Film world mourns demise of theatre doyen Ebrahim Alkazi

Chennai, Aug 5 | Eminent people from the world of cinema expressed grief and paid tribute to theatre doyen Ebrahim Alkazi, who passed away...

He was, therefore we are: Theatre stars on Ebrahim Alkazi

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Aug 5 | "He is definitely responsible for what I am today. It was Ebrahim Alkazi who laid my creative...

Theatre maestro Ebrahim Alkazi passes away

New Delhi, Aug 4 | Considered the father of modern Indian theatre, Ebrahim Alkazi, the first Director of National School of Drama (NSD) breathed...

Rajeshwari Sachdev: Theatre most challenging medium

Mumbai, July 11 | Actress Rajeshwari Sachdev says theatre is the most challenging and exciting medium of all formats."I've always believed that theatre as...

Shilpa Shukla: Theatre always presents the unexpected

Mumbai, June 30 | Actress Shilpa Shukla says she loves theatre for its stories and the trait of being unexpected.The actress is excited about...

Manoj Bajpayee: Hope OTT does not go the way theatre owners,...

By Ahana BhattacharyaMumbai, June 27 | The digital is an "unbiased" and "democratic" platform where the audience does not discriminate between big and small...

Aahana Kumra: Theatre community needs all our support

Mumbai, June 25 | With the world of stage shut amid the coronavirus pandemic, actress Aahana Kumra says it is important to come together...

COVID-19: Anupam Kher, Neena Gupta among actors helping theatre community (LEAD)

Mumbai, June 17 | As the world of stage remains shut amid the coronavirus pandemic, actors Anupam Kher, Neena Gupta, Rakesh Bedi, Makarand Deshpande,...

Theatre non-profit raises funds for people with disabilities

New Delhi, May 18 (IANSlife) The coronavirus crisis has affected all walks of life, but among the hardest hit are people with disabilities (PwD),...

Irrfan wanted to see theatre world grow in India

By Archana SharmaJaipur, April 29 | Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan who passed away on Wednesday had a strong love for theatre world. He wanted...

Rajeev Khandelwal: Theatre provides ultimate validation for actor

Mumbai, April 23 | Actor Rajeev Khandelwal will make his theatre debut in the play "Court Martial". He says essaying a character on stage...

Rohitashv Gour feels he ‘inherited’ theatre

Mumbai, March 30 | Actor Rohitashv Gour, who comes from a family deeply entrenched in theatre, says that it was natural that he followed...

COVID-19 effect: Bolshoi Theatre goes online for connoisseurs

Moscow, March 28 | Western classical music and ballet connoisseurs have a reason to cheer for in these times of coronavirus lockdown. The prestigious...

Actors on World Theatre Day: If Bollywood films made it to...

By Natalia NingthoujamNew Delhi, March 27 | The desi audience has seen the epic love story of Prince Salim and Anarkali on the stage...

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