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National School of Drama

Former BJP MP Paresh Rawal appointed new chairman of National School of Drama

Founded in 1959, the National School of Drama has churned out many of the best known faces of Indian cinema

10 Sep 2020 5:53 PM

Ebrahim Alkazi, legendary theatre personality and mentor to Naseeruddin Shah, dies at 94

Dad died this evening at 2.45 pm after a massive heart attack, his son said.

04 Aug 2020 7:31 PM

Back in the limelight

The play was staged in National School Of Drama and Sri Ram Center, New Delhi earlier this September.

01 Nov 2019 12:05 AM

Theatre offered me an escape from mediocrity: Naseeruddin Shah

As the theatre collective, which had Shah, Gilani, Jairaj Patil, Akarsh Khurrana, and Ratna Pathak Shah as its first core members.

28 Jul 2019 12:36 AM

Rehearsing roles from the classics

Workshops have become a norm during the summer when children have their school holidays.

19 Jun 2019 12:09 AM


It’s the final curtain call

The closing ceremony of the 20th Bharat Rang Mahotsav was brilliant in terms of intellect merging with creativity and versatility.

23 Feb 2019 1:20 AM

Largest theatre fest in Asia

This festival enters its 20th edition and is celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

18 Feb 2019 7:13 AM

In tune with the times

Vijay Tendulkar’s most controversial yet revered play is all set to be staged in the city.

09 Feb 2019 12:47 AM

Course of action

Ashish Pathode, a senior actor from National School of Drama is currently training Ajay Devgn and Saif Ali Khan for their upcoming film Taanaji.

05 Feb 2019 12:11 AM

Feminism takes centre stage

An intersection of art and activism, Indian Feminist Theatre is a product of the Political Theatrical Movement.

21 Oct 2018 12:00 AM


Student of National School of Drama 'molested' by guest teacher

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

04 Aug 2018 12:39 PM

Cinema has become victim of Partition: Adil Hussain

The movie narrates the journey of a woman, who travels to Bangladesh to trace her roots.

15 Jun 2018 6:31 AM

Theatre of war

For theatre personality and actor Makarand Deshpande, the festival has been nothing less than a circus.

06 Apr 2018 1:03 AM

A flurry of plays for Mumbai

Putting Indian theatre on the global map, the National School of Drama is bringing the Theatre Olympics to the city, with 28 plays.

19 Mar 2018 6:32 AM

NSD seeks inspiration from Strindberg, Chekhov

August Ka Khwab follows the journey of the central character, Agnes, the daughter of Hindu God Indra.

27 Sep 2017 1:21 AM


Anupam used to ridicule me at NSD before we became friends, says Govind Namdev

Every year for ten days, veteran actor Govind Namdev comes to Delhi to ‘give something back to his alma mater’.

24 Sep 2017 6:54 AM

India to host eighth edition of Theatre Olympics

At the press conference on Wednesday, an announcement was made of holding the biggest theatre celebration of the world.

13 Jul 2017 3:51 AM

India to host Theatre Olympics for the first time

The Theatre Olympics will be organised by National School of Drama, under the aegis of Union ministry of culture.

13 Jul 2017 12:09 AM

Auditions: Thing that all actors crave, yet dread

Auditions, and particularly open auditions, are a vital component to a healthy performing culture.

24 May 2017 2:06 AM

Despite dreary end, fest a success

The Bharat Rang Mahotsav featured the best in theatre with several interesting plays.

08 Mar 2017 6:24 AM