Amazing Inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav @ Kamani (Organized by National School of Drama) || 8th Jan to 22nd Jan' 2012


Today BHARAT RANG MAHOTSAV, biggest theatre Festival in Asia, inaugurated in presence of eminent Actress Sharmila Tagore, Hon'ble Minister of Culture with lot of other excellencies from theatre industry. Let's check out this Photo Journey from Inauguration event, which happened at Kamani Auditorium near National School of Drama, Delhi...Two Tagores on main stage during inauguration function of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is popularly known as Bharangam :)Sharmila Tagore is the great-grandniece of noted poet Rabindranath Tagore.Anuradha Kapur (Director, National School of Drama) on extreme left, Kumari Selja (Hon'ble Minister of Culture and Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation), Eminent actor Sharmila Tagore, Amal Allana (Chairperson, National School of Drama) , Jawahar Sircar (Secretory, Ministry of Culture)Here Anuradha Kapur presenting Flowers, Shawl and a momento to Guest of honour Sharmila Tagore !!Director, NSD presenting flowers to Sharmila Tagore on Kamani Stage during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012 !!!Given the context of the year (2012) long celebrations on the 150th Birth Anniversary of kaviguru Rabindarnath Tagore, Kumari Selja was pleased to know about the fact that festival has also focus on Tagore... Time for formal inauguration of Bharat rang Mahotsav !All these folks enlightening each corner of the lamp to signify formal inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is one of the main theatre festival organized by National School Drama. It's an international theatre festival where artists form various parts of the world participate during 15 days in Delhi !!Sorry, but I could not find her name. She was host of the evening  during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav @ Kamani, Delhi, India !!Anuradha Kapur mentions like - 'Equally significant in the recognition that we are fortunate in our multilingual, multicultural circumstance or condition, so that there is no one theatre that best describes our numerous identities, cultures and histories. No one theatre prescribes our indianness. I trust that the scale of the festival will give rise to complex and sometimes vexed, ideas about identity, nationalism, tradition... 'As per Amal Allana - 'At festivals like Bharat Rang Mahotsav, it not only affords an opportunity to showcase the talent of Indian and Foriegn theatre practitioners but perhaps more importantly, creates a knowledgable, passionate and appreciative audience, that will sustain theatre activity in long run' ..At the same time Sharmila focused on challenges of Theatre and how performing in theatre is different from artists who work in telefilms. She also mentioned about her interest in theatre from childhood, although denied that she was never a theatre actor in her career. A wonderful speech with extreme humbleness and audience appreciated her words on stage..Kumari Selja talked about this festival and mentioned about the heights it has achieved in last 13 years and ensured main focus on such events in future as well. She also promised ot provide more infrastructure and funds for better execution of such events in India. She got various clap sessions during her talk on inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012Here one of the famous theatre director Kirti Jain presenting Thanks note for Kumari Selja, Sharmila Tagore, audience, Theatre artists and all relevant folks who helped in making Bharat Rang Mahotsav a World class festival The focus on Rabindarnath Tagore is an attempt to open up issues and to revisit the enormous and complex corpus of Tagore's work, as it exits in the minds of practitioners todayWith inauguration Anuradha and Kumari Selja seemed to be thinking of next plans about such activities to promote Theatre in India !!! we all wish them good luck for another successful Bharat Rang Mahotsav in 2012 !!!

 Today BHARAT RANG MAHOTSAV, biggest theatre Festival in Asia, inaugurated in presence of eminent Actress Sharmila Tagore, Hon'ble Minister of Culture with lot of other excellencies from theatre industry. Let's check out this Photo Journey from Inauguration event, which happened at Kamani Auditorium near National School of Drama, Delhi...


Today BHARAT RANG MAHOTSAV, biggest theatre Festival in Asia, inaugurated in presence of eminent Actress Sharmila Tagore, Hon'ble Minister of Culture with lot of other excellencies from theatre industry. Let's check out this Photo Journey from Inauguration event, which happened at Kamani Auditorium near National School of Drama, Delhi...Two Tagores on main stage during inauguration function of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is popularly known as Bharangam :)Sharmila Tagore is the great-grandniece of noted poet Rabindranath Tagore.Anuradha Kapur (Director, National School of Drama) on extreme left, Kumari Selja (Hon'ble Minister of Culture and Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation), Eminent actor Sharmila Tagore, Amal Allana (Chairperson, National School of Drama) , Jawahar Sircar (Secretory, Ministry of Culture)Here Anuradha Kapur presenting Flowers, Shawl and a momento to Guest of honour Sharmila Tagore !!Director, NSD presenting flowers to Sharmila Tagore on Kamani Stage during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012 !!!Given the context of the year (2012) long celebrations on the 150th Birth Anniversary of kaviguru Rabindarnath Tagore, Kumari Selja was pleased to know about the fact that festival has also focus on Tagore... Time for formal inauguration of Bharat rang Mahotsav !All these folks enlightening each corner of the lamp to signify formal inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is one of the main theatre festival organized by National School Drama. It's an international theatre festival where artists form various parts of the world participate during 15 days in Delhi !!Sorry, but I could not find her name. She was host of the evening  during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav @ Kamani, Delhi, India !!Anuradha Kapur mentions like - 'Equally significant in the recognition that we are fortunate in our multilingual, multicultural circumstance or condition, so that there is no one theatre that best describes our numerous identities, cultures and histories. No one theatre prescribes our indianness. I trust that the scale of the festival will give rise to complex and sometimes vexed, ideas about identity, nationalism, tradition... 'As per Amal Allana - 'At festivals like Bharat Rang Mahotsav, it not only affords an opportunity to showcase the talent of Indian and Foriegn theatre practitioners but perhaps more importantly, creates a knowledgable, passionate and appreciative audience, that will sustain theatre activity in long run' ..At the same time Sharmila focused on challenges of Theatre and how performing in theatre is different from artists who work in telefilms. She also mentioned about her interest in theatre from childhood, although denied that she was never a theatre actor in her career. A wonderful speech with extreme humbleness and audience appreciated her words on stage..Kumari Selja talked about this festival and mentioned about the heights it has achieved in last 13 years and ensured main focus on such events in future as well. She also promised ot provide more infrastructure and funds for better execution of such events in India. She got various clap sessions during her talk on inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012Here one of the famous theatre director Kirti Jain presenting Thanks note for Kumari Selja, Sharmila Tagore, audience, Theatre artists and all relevant folks who helped in making Bharat Rang Mahotsav a World class festival The focus on Rabindarnath Tagore is an attempt to open up issues and to revisit the enormous and complex corpus of Tagore's work, as it exits in the minds of practitioners todayWith inauguration Anuradha and Kumari Selja seemed to be thinking of next plans about such activities to promote Theatre in India !!! we all wish them good luck for another successful Bharat Rang Mahotsav in 2012 !!!

Two Tagores on main stage during inauguration function of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is popularly known as Bharangam :) 

Sharmila Tagore is the great-grandniece of noted poet Rabindranath Tagore.

Today BHARAT RANG MAHOTSAV, biggest theatre Festival in Asia, inaugurated in presence of eminent Actress Sharmila Tagore, Hon'ble Minister of Culture with lot of other excellencies from theatre industry. Let's check out this Photo Journey from Inauguration event, which happened at Kamani Auditorium near National School of Drama, Delhi...Two Tagores on main stage during inauguration function of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is popularly known as Bharangam :)Sharmila Tagore is the great-grandniece of noted poet Rabindranath Tagore.Anuradha Kapur (Director, National School of Drama) on extreme left, Kumari Selja (Hon'ble Minister of Culture and Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation), Eminent actor Sharmila Tagore, Amal Allana (Chairperson, National School of Drama) , Jawahar Sircar (Secretory, Ministry of Culture)Here Anuradha Kapur presenting Flowers, Shawl and a momento to Guest of honour Sharmila Tagore !!Director, NSD presenting flowers to Sharmila Tagore on Kamani Stage during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012 !!!Given the context of the year (2012) long celebrations on the 150th Birth Anniversary of kaviguru Rabindarnath Tagore, Kumari Selja was pleased to know about the fact that festival has also focus on Tagore... Time for formal inauguration of Bharat rang Mahotsav !All these folks enlightening each corner of the lamp to signify formal inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is one of the main theatre festival organized by National School Drama. It's an international theatre festival where artists form various parts of the world participate during 15 days in Delhi !!Sorry, but I could not find her name. She was host of the evening  during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav @ Kamani, Delhi, India !!Anuradha Kapur mentions like - 'Equally significant in the recognition that we are fortunate in our multilingual, multicultural circumstance or condition, so that there is no one theatre that best describes our numerous identities, cultures and histories. No one theatre prescribes our indianness. I trust that the scale of the festival will give rise to complex and sometimes vexed, ideas about identity, nationalism, tradition... 'As per Amal Allana - 'At festivals like Bharat Rang Mahotsav, it not only affords an opportunity to showcase the talent of Indian and Foriegn theatre practitioners but perhaps more importantly, creates a knowledgable, passionate and appreciative audience, that will sustain theatre activity in long run' ..At the same time Sharmila focused on challenges of Theatre and how performing in theatre is different from artists who work in telefilms. She also mentioned about her interest in theatre from childhood, although denied that she was never a theatre actor in her career. A wonderful speech with extreme humbleness and audience appreciated her words on stage..Kumari Selja talked about this festival and mentioned about the heights it has achieved in last 13 years and ensured main focus on such events in future as well. She also promised ot provide more infrastructure and funds for better execution of such events in India. She got various clap sessions during her talk on inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012Here one of the famous theatre director Kirti Jain presenting Thanks note for Kumari Selja, Sharmila Tagore, audience, Theatre artists and all relevant folks who helped in making Bharat Rang Mahotsav a World class festival The focus on Rabindarnath Tagore is an attempt to open up issues and to revisit the enormous and complex corpus of Tagore's work, as it exits in the minds of practitioners todayWith inauguration Anuradha and Kumari Selja seemed to be thinking of next plans about such activities to promote Theatre in India !!! we all wish them good luck for another successful Bharat Rang Mahotsav in 2012 !!!

Anuradha Kapur (Director, National School of Drama) on extreme left, Kumari Selja (Hon'ble Minister of Culture and Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation), Eminent actor Sharmila Tagore, Amal Allana (Chairperson, National School of Drama) , Jawahar Sircar (Secretory, Ministry of Culture)

Today BHARAT RANG MAHOTSAV, biggest theatre Festival in Asia, inaugurated in presence of eminent Actress Sharmila Tagore, Hon'ble Minister of Culture with lot of other excellencies from theatre industry. Let's check out this Photo Journey from Inauguration event, which happened at Kamani Auditorium near National School of Drama, Delhi...Two Tagores on main stage during inauguration function of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is popularly known as Bharangam :)Sharmila Tagore is the great-grandniece of noted poet Rabindranath Tagore.Anuradha Kapur (Director, National School of Drama) on extreme left, Kumari Selja (Hon'ble Minister of Culture and Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation), Eminent actor Sharmila Tagore, Amal Allana (Chairperson, National School of Drama) , Jawahar Sircar (Secretory, Ministry of Culture)Here Anuradha Kapur presenting Flowers, Shawl and a momento to Guest of honour Sharmila Tagore !!Director, NSD presenting flowers to Sharmila Tagore on Kamani Stage during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012 !!!Given the context of the year (2012) long celebrations on the 150th Birth Anniversary of kaviguru Rabindarnath Tagore, Kumari Selja was pleased to know about the fact that festival has also focus on Tagore... Time for formal inauguration of Bharat rang Mahotsav !All these folks enlightening each corner of the lamp to signify formal inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is one of the main theatre festival organized by National School Drama. It's an international theatre festival where artists form various parts of the world participate during 15 days in Delhi !!Sorry, but I could not find her name. She was host of the evening  during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav @ Kamani, Delhi, India !!Anuradha Kapur mentions like - 'Equally significant in the recognition that we are fortunate in our multilingual, multicultural circumstance or condition, so that there is no one theatre that best describes our numerous identities, cultures and histories. No one theatre prescribes our indianness. I trust that the scale of the festival will give rise to complex and sometimes vexed, ideas about identity, nationalism, tradition... 'As per Amal Allana - 'At festivals like Bharat Rang Mahotsav, it not only affords an opportunity to showcase the talent of Indian and Foriegn theatre practitioners but perhaps more importantly, creates a knowledgable, passionate and appreciative audience, that will sustain theatre activity in long run' ..At the same time Sharmila focused on challenges of Theatre and how performing in theatre is different from artists who work in telefilms. She also mentioned about her interest in theatre from childhood, although denied that she was never a theatre actor in her career. A wonderful speech with extreme humbleness and audience appreciated her words on stage..Kumari Selja talked about this festival and mentioned about the heights it has achieved in last 13 years and ensured main focus on such events in future as well. She also promised ot provide more infrastructure and funds for better execution of such events in India. She got various clap sessions during her talk on inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012Here one of the famous theatre director Kirti Jain presenting Thanks note for Kumari Selja, Sharmila Tagore, audience, Theatre artists and all relevant folks who helped in making Bharat Rang Mahotsav a World class festival The focus on Rabindarnath Tagore is an attempt to open up issues and to revisit the enormous and complex corpus of Tagore's work, as it exits in the minds of practitioners todayWith inauguration Anuradha and Kumari Selja seemed to be thinking of next plans about such activities to promote Theatre in India !!! we all wish them good luck for another successful Bharat Rang Mahotsav in 2012 !!!

Here Anuradha Kapur presenting Flowers, Shawl and a momento to Guest of honour Sharmila Tagore !!!

Today BHARAT RANG MAHOTSAV, biggest theatre Festival in Asia, inaugurated in presence of eminent Actress Sharmila Tagore, Hon'ble Minister of Culture with lot of other excellencies from theatre industry. Let's check out this Photo Journey from Inauguration event, which happened at Kamani Auditorium near National School of Drama, Delhi...Two Tagores on main stage during inauguration function of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is popularly known as Bharangam :)Sharmila Tagore is the great-grandniece of noted poet Rabindranath Tagore.Anuradha Kapur (Director, National School of Drama) on extreme left, Kumari Selja (Hon'ble Minister of Culture and Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation), Eminent actor Sharmila Tagore, Amal Allana (Chairperson, National School of Drama) , Jawahar Sircar (Secretory, Ministry of Culture)Here Anuradha Kapur presenting Flowers, Shawl and a momento to Guest of honour Sharmila Tagore !!Director, NSD presenting flowers to Sharmila Tagore on Kamani Stage during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012 !!!Given the context of the year (2012) long celebrations on the 150th Birth Anniversary of kaviguru Rabindarnath Tagore, Kumari Selja was pleased to know about the fact that festival has also focus on Tagore... Time for formal inauguration of Bharat rang Mahotsav !All these folks enlightening each corner of the lamp to signify formal inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is one of the main theatre festival organized by National School Drama. It's an international theatre festival where artists form various parts of the world participate during 15 days in Delhi !!Sorry, but I could not find her name. She was host of the evening  during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav @ Kamani, Delhi, India !!Anuradha Kapur mentions like - 'Equally significant in the recognition that we are fortunate in our multilingual, multicultural circumstance or condition, so that there is no one theatre that best describes our numerous identities, cultures and histories. No one theatre prescribes our indianness. I trust that the scale of the festival will give rise to complex and sometimes vexed, ideas about identity, nationalism, tradition... 'As per Amal Allana - 'At festivals like Bharat Rang Mahotsav, it not only affords an opportunity to showcase the talent of Indian and Foriegn theatre practitioners but perhaps more importantly, creates a knowledgable, passionate and appreciative audience, that will sustain theatre activity in long run' ..At the same time Sharmila focused on challenges of Theatre and how performing in theatre is different from artists who work in telefilms. She also mentioned about her interest in theatre from childhood, although denied that she was never a theatre actor in her career. A wonderful speech with extreme humbleness and audience appreciated her words on stage..Kumari Selja talked about this festival and mentioned about the heights it has achieved in last 13 years and ensured main focus on such events in future as well. She also promised ot provide more infrastructure and funds for better execution of such events in India. She got various clap sessions during her talk on inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012Here one of the famous theatre director Kirti Jain presenting Thanks note for Kumari Selja, Sharmila Tagore, audience, Theatre artists and all relevant folks who helped in making Bharat Rang Mahotsav a World class festival The focus on Rabindarnath Tagore is an attempt to open up issues and to revisit the enormous and complex corpus of Tagore's work, as it exits in the minds of practitioners todayWith inauguration Anuradha and Kumari Selja seemed to be thinking of next plans about such activities to promote Theatre in India !!! we all wish them good luck for another successful Bharat Rang Mahotsav in 2012 !!!

Director, NSD presenting flowers to Sharmila Tagore on Kamani Stage during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012 !!! 

Today BHARAT RANG MAHOTSAV, biggest theatre Festival in Asia, inaugurated in presence of eminent Actress Sharmila Tagore, Hon'ble Minister of Culture with lot of other excellencies from theatre industry. Let's check out this Photo Journey from Inauguration event, which happened at Kamani Auditorium near National School of Drama, Delhi...Two Tagores on main stage during inauguration function of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is popularly known as Bharangam :)Sharmila Tagore is the great-grandniece of noted poet Rabindranath Tagore.Anuradha Kapur (Director, National School of Drama) on extreme left, Kumari Selja (Hon'ble Minister of Culture and Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation), Eminent actor Sharmila Tagore, Amal Allana (Chairperson, National School of Drama) , Jawahar Sircar (Secretory, Ministry of Culture)Here Anuradha Kapur presenting Flowers, Shawl and a momento to Guest of honour Sharmila Tagore !!Director, NSD presenting flowers to Sharmila Tagore on Kamani Stage during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012 !!!Given the context of the year (2012) long celebrations on the 150th Birth Anniversary of kaviguru Rabindarnath Tagore, Kumari Selja was pleased to know about the fact that festival has also focus on Tagore... Time for formal inauguration of Bharat rang Mahotsav !All these folks enlightening each corner of the lamp to signify formal inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is one of the main theatre festival organized by National School Drama. It's an international theatre festival where artists form various parts of the world participate during 15 days in Delhi !!Sorry, but I could not find her name. She was host of the evening  during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav @ Kamani, Delhi, India !!Anuradha Kapur mentions like - 'Equally significant in the recognition that we are fortunate in our multilingual, multicultural circumstance or condition, so that there is no one theatre that best describes our numerous identities, cultures and histories. No one theatre prescribes our indianness. I trust that the scale of the festival will give rise to complex and sometimes vexed, ideas about identity, nationalism, tradition... 'As per Amal Allana - 'At festivals like Bharat Rang Mahotsav, it not only affords an opportunity to showcase the talent of Indian and Foriegn theatre practitioners but perhaps more importantly, creates a knowledgable, passionate and appreciative audience, that will sustain theatre activity in long run' ..At the same time Sharmila focused on challenges of Theatre and how performing in theatre is different from artists who work in telefilms. She also mentioned about her interest in theatre from childhood, although denied that she was never a theatre actor in her career. A wonderful speech with extreme humbleness and audience appreciated her words on stage..Kumari Selja talked about this festival and mentioned about the heights it has achieved in last 13 years and ensured main focus on such events in future as well. She also promised ot provide more infrastructure and funds for better execution of such events in India. She got various clap sessions during her talk on inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012Here one of the famous theatre director Kirti Jain presenting Thanks note for Kumari Selja, Sharmila Tagore, audience, Theatre artists and all relevant folks who helped in making Bharat Rang Mahotsav a World class festival The focus on Rabindarnath Tagore is an attempt to open up issues and to revisit the enormous and complex corpus of Tagore's work, as it exits in the minds of practitioners todayWith inauguration Anuradha and Kumari Selja seemed to be thinking of next plans about such activities to promote Theatre in India !!! we all wish them good luck for another successful Bharat Rang Mahotsav in 2012 !!!

Given the context of the year (2012) long celebrations on the 150th Birth Anniversary of kaviguru Rabindarnath Tagore, Kumari Selja was pleased to know about the fact that festival has also focus on Tagore...

Today BHARAT RANG MAHOTSAV, biggest theatre Festival in Asia, inaugurated in presence of eminent Actress Sharmila Tagore, Hon'ble Minister of Culture with lot of other excellencies from theatre industry. Let's check out this Photo Journey from Inauguration event, which happened at Kamani Auditorium near National School of Drama, Delhi...Two Tagores on main stage during inauguration function of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is popularly known as Bharangam :)Sharmila Tagore is the great-grandniece of noted poet Rabindranath Tagore.Anuradha Kapur (Director, National School of Drama) on extreme left, Kumari Selja (Hon'ble Minister of Culture and Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation), Eminent actor Sharmila Tagore, Amal Allana (Chairperson, National School of Drama) , Jawahar Sircar (Secretory, Ministry of Culture)Here Anuradha Kapur presenting Flowers, Shawl and a momento to Guest of honour Sharmila Tagore !!Director, NSD presenting flowers to Sharmila Tagore on Kamani Stage during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012 !!!Given the context of the year (2012) long celebrations on the 150th Birth Anniversary of kaviguru Rabindarnath Tagore, Kumari Selja was pleased to know about the fact that festival has also focus on Tagore... Time for formal inauguration of Bharat rang Mahotsav !All these folks enlightening each corner of the lamp to signify formal inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is one of the main theatre festival organized by National School Drama. It's an international theatre festival where artists form various parts of the world participate during 15 days in Delhi !!Sorry, but I could not find her name. She was host of the evening  during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav @ Kamani, Delhi, India !!Anuradha Kapur mentions like - 'Equally significant in the recognition that we are fortunate in our multilingual, multicultural circumstance or condition, so that there is no one theatre that best describes our numerous identities, cultures and histories. No one theatre prescribes our indianness. I trust that the scale of the festival will give rise to complex and sometimes vexed, ideas about identity, nationalism, tradition... 'As per Amal Allana - 'At festivals like Bharat Rang Mahotsav, it not only affords an opportunity to showcase the talent of Indian and Foriegn theatre practitioners but perhaps more importantly, creates a knowledgable, passionate and appreciative audience, that will sustain theatre activity in long run' ..At the same time Sharmila focused on challenges of Theatre and how performing in theatre is different from artists who work in telefilms. She also mentioned about her interest in theatre from childhood, although denied that she was never a theatre actor in her career. A wonderful speech with extreme humbleness and audience appreciated her words on stage..Kumari Selja talked about this festival and mentioned about the heights it has achieved in last 13 years and ensured main focus on such events in future as well. She also promised ot provide more infrastructure and funds for better execution of such events in India. She got various clap sessions during her talk on inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012Here one of the famous theatre director Kirti Jain presenting Thanks note for Kumari Selja, Sharmila Tagore, audience, Theatre artists and all relevant folks who helped in making Bharat Rang Mahotsav a World class festival The focus on Rabindarnath Tagore is an attempt to open up issues and to revisit the enormous and complex corpus of Tagore's work, as it exits in the minds of practitioners todayWith inauguration Anuradha and Kumari Selja seemed to be thinking of next plans about such activities to promote Theatre in India !!! we all wish them good luck for another successful Bharat Rang Mahotsav in 2012 !!!

 Time for formal inauguration of Bharat rang Mahotsav !

Today BHARAT RANG MAHOTSAV, biggest theatre Festival in Asia, inaugurated in presence of eminent Actress Sharmila Tagore, Hon'ble Minister of Culture with lot of other excellencies from theatre industry. Let's check out this Photo Journey from Inauguration event, which happened at Kamani Auditorium near National School of Drama, Delhi...Two Tagores on main stage during inauguration function of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is popularly known as Bharangam :)Sharmila Tagore is the great-grandniece of noted poet Rabindranath Tagore.Anuradha Kapur (Director, National School of Drama) on extreme left, Kumari Selja (Hon'ble Minister of Culture and Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation), Eminent actor Sharmila Tagore, Amal Allana (Chairperson, National School of Drama) , Jawahar Sircar (Secretory, Ministry of Culture)Here Anuradha Kapur presenting Flowers, Shawl and a momento to Guest of honour Sharmila Tagore !!Director, NSD presenting flowers to Sharmila Tagore on Kamani Stage during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012 !!!Given the context of the year (2012) long celebrations on the 150th Birth Anniversary of kaviguru Rabindarnath Tagore, Kumari Selja was pleased to know about the fact that festival has also focus on Tagore... Time for formal inauguration of Bharat rang Mahotsav !All these folks enlightening each corner of the lamp to signify formal inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is one of the main theatre festival organized by National School Drama. It's an international theatre festival where artists form various parts of the world participate during 15 days in Delhi !!Sorry, but I could not find her name. She was host of the evening  during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav @ Kamani, Delhi, India !!Anuradha Kapur mentions like - 'Equally significant in the recognition that we are fortunate in our multilingual, multicultural circumstance or condition, so that there is no one theatre that best describes our numerous identities, cultures and histories. No one theatre prescribes our indianness. I trust that the scale of the festival will give rise to complex and sometimes vexed, ideas about identity, nationalism, tradition... 'As per Amal Allana - 'At festivals like Bharat Rang Mahotsav, it not only affords an opportunity to showcase the talent of Indian and Foriegn theatre practitioners but perhaps more importantly, creates a knowledgable, passionate and appreciative audience, that will sustain theatre activity in long run' ..At the same time Sharmila focused on challenges of Theatre and how performing in theatre is different from artists who work in telefilms. She also mentioned about her interest in theatre from childhood, although denied that she was never a theatre actor in her career. A wonderful speech with extreme humbleness and audience appreciated her words on stage..Kumari Selja talked about this festival and mentioned about the heights it has achieved in last 13 years and ensured main focus on such events in future as well. She also promised ot provide more infrastructure and funds for better execution of such events in India. She got various clap sessions during her talk on inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012Here one of the famous theatre director Kirti Jain presenting Thanks note for Kumari Selja, Sharmila Tagore, audience, Theatre artists and all relevant folks who helped in making Bharat Rang Mahotsav a World class festival The focus on Rabindarnath Tagore is an attempt to open up issues and to revisit the enormous and complex corpus of Tagore's work, as it exits in the minds of practitioners todayWith inauguration Anuradha and Kumari Selja seemed to be thinking of next plans about such activities to promote Theatre in India !!! we all wish them good luck for another successful Bharat Rang Mahotsav in 2012 !!!

All these folks enlightening each corner of the lamp to signify formal inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is one of the main theatre festival organized by National School Drama. It's an international theatre festival where artists form various parts of the world participate during 15 days in Delhi !!!

Today BHARAT RANG MAHOTSAV, biggest theatre Festival in Asia, inaugurated in presence of eminent Actress Sharmila Tagore, Hon'ble Minister of Culture with lot of other excellencies from theatre industry. Let's check out this Photo Journey from Inauguration event, which happened at Kamani Auditorium near National School of Drama, Delhi...Two Tagores on main stage during inauguration function of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is popularly known as Bharangam :)Sharmila Tagore is the great-grandniece of noted poet Rabindranath Tagore.Anuradha Kapur (Director, National School of Drama) on extreme left, Kumari Selja (Hon'ble Minister of Culture and Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation), Eminent actor Sharmila Tagore, Amal Allana (Chairperson, National School of Drama) , Jawahar Sircar (Secretory, Ministry of Culture)Here Anuradha Kapur presenting Flowers, Shawl and a momento to Guest of honour Sharmila Tagore !!Director, NSD presenting flowers to Sharmila Tagore on Kamani Stage during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012 !!!Given the context of the year (2012) long celebrations on the 150th Birth Anniversary of kaviguru Rabindarnath Tagore, Kumari Selja was pleased to know about the fact that festival has also focus on Tagore... Time for formal inauguration of Bharat rang Mahotsav !All these folks enlightening each corner of the lamp to signify formal inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is one of the main theatre festival organized by National School Drama. It's an international theatre festival where artists form various parts of the world participate during 15 days in Delhi !!Sorry, but I could not find her name. She was host of the evening  during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav @ Kamani, Delhi, India !!Anuradha Kapur mentions like - 'Equally significant in the recognition that we are fortunate in our multilingual, multicultural circumstance or condition, so that there is no one theatre that best describes our numerous identities, cultures and histories. No one theatre prescribes our indianness. I trust that the scale of the festival will give rise to complex and sometimes vexed, ideas about identity, nationalism, tradition... 'As per Amal Allana - 'At festivals like Bharat Rang Mahotsav, it not only affords an opportunity to showcase the talent of Indian and Foriegn theatre practitioners but perhaps more importantly, creates a knowledgable, passionate and appreciative audience, that will sustain theatre activity in long run' ..At the same time Sharmila focused on challenges of Theatre and how performing in theatre is different from artists who work in telefilms. She also mentioned about her interest in theatre from childhood, although denied that she was never a theatre actor in her career. A wonderful speech with extreme humbleness and audience appreciated her words on stage..Kumari Selja talked about this festival and mentioned about the heights it has achieved in last 13 years and ensured main focus on such events in future as well. She also promised ot provide more infrastructure and funds for better execution of such events in India. She got various clap sessions during her talk on inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012Here one of the famous theatre director Kirti Jain presenting Thanks note for Kumari Selja, Sharmila Tagore, audience, Theatre artists and all relevant folks who helped in making Bharat Rang Mahotsav a World class festival The focus on Rabindarnath Tagore is an attempt to open up issues and to revisit the enormous and complex corpus of Tagore's work, as it exits in the minds of practitioners todayWith inauguration Anuradha and Kumari Selja seemed to be thinking of next plans about such activities to promote Theatre in India !!! we all wish them good luck for another successful Bharat Rang Mahotsav in 2012 !!!

Sorry, but I could not find her name. She was host of the evening  during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav @ Kamani, Delhi, India !!!

Today BHARAT RANG MAHOTSAV, biggest theatre Festival in Asia, inaugurated in presence of eminent Actress Sharmila Tagore, Hon'ble Minister of Culture with lot of other excellencies from theatre industry. Let's check out this Photo Journey from Inauguration event, which happened at Kamani Auditorium near National School of Drama, Delhi...Two Tagores on main stage during inauguration function of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is popularly known as Bharangam :)Sharmila Tagore is the great-grandniece of noted poet Rabindranath Tagore.Anuradha Kapur (Director, National School of Drama) on extreme left, Kumari Selja (Hon'ble Minister of Culture and Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation), Eminent actor Sharmila Tagore, Amal Allana (Chairperson, National School of Drama) , Jawahar Sircar (Secretory, Ministry of Culture)Here Anuradha Kapur presenting Flowers, Shawl and a momento to Guest of honour Sharmila Tagore !!Director, NSD presenting flowers to Sharmila Tagore on Kamani Stage during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012 !!!Given the context of the year (2012) long celebrations on the 150th Birth Anniversary of kaviguru Rabindarnath Tagore, Kumari Selja was pleased to know about the fact that festival has also focus on Tagore... Time for formal inauguration of Bharat rang Mahotsav !All these folks enlightening each corner of the lamp to signify formal inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is one of the main theatre festival organized by National School Drama. It's an international theatre festival where artists form various parts of the world participate during 15 days in Delhi !!Sorry, but I could not find her name. She was host of the evening  during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav @ Kamani, Delhi, India !!Anuradha Kapur mentions like - 'Equally significant in the recognition that we are fortunate in our multilingual, multicultural circumstance or condition, so that there is no one theatre that best describes our numerous identities, cultures and histories. No one theatre prescribes our indianness. I trust that the scale of the festival will give rise to complex and sometimes vexed, ideas about identity, nationalism, tradition... 'As per Amal Allana - 'At festivals like Bharat Rang Mahotsav, it not only affords an opportunity to showcase the talent of Indian and Foriegn theatre practitioners but perhaps more importantly, creates a knowledgable, passionate and appreciative audience, that will sustain theatre activity in long run' ..At the same time Sharmila focused on challenges of Theatre and how performing in theatre is different from artists who work in telefilms. She also mentioned about her interest in theatre from childhood, although denied that she was never a theatre actor in her career. A wonderful speech with extreme humbleness and audience appreciated her words on stage..Kumari Selja talked about this festival and mentioned about the heights it has achieved in last 13 years and ensured main focus on such events in future as well. She also promised ot provide more infrastructure and funds for better execution of such events in India. She got various clap sessions during her talk on inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012Here one of the famous theatre director Kirti Jain presenting Thanks note for Kumari Selja, Sharmila Tagore, audience, Theatre artists and all relevant folks who helped in making Bharat Rang Mahotsav a World class festival The focus on Rabindarnath Tagore is an attempt to open up issues and to revisit the enormous and complex corpus of Tagore's work, as it exits in the minds of practitioners todayWith inauguration Anuradha and Kumari Selja seemed to be thinking of next plans about such activities to promote Theatre in India !!! we all wish them good luck for another successful Bharat Rang Mahotsav in 2012 !!!

Anuradha Kapur mentions like - 'Equally significant in the recognition that we are fortunate in our multilingual, multicultural circumstance or condition, so that there is no one theatre that best describes our numerous identities, cultures and histories. No one theatre prescribes our indianness. I trust that the scale of the festival will give rise to complex and sometimes vexed, ideas about identity, nationalism, tradition... '

Today BHARAT RANG MAHOTSAV, biggest theatre Festival in Asia, inaugurated in presence of eminent Actress Sharmila Tagore, Hon'ble Minister of Culture with lot of other excellencies from theatre industry. Let's check out this Photo Journey from Inauguration event, which happened at Kamani Auditorium near National School of Drama, Delhi...Two Tagores on main stage during inauguration function of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is popularly known as Bharangam :)Sharmila Tagore is the great-grandniece of noted poet Rabindranath Tagore.Anuradha Kapur (Director, National School of Drama) on extreme left, Kumari Selja (Hon'ble Minister of Culture and Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation), Eminent actor Sharmila Tagore, Amal Allana (Chairperson, National School of Drama) , Jawahar Sircar (Secretory, Ministry of Culture)Here Anuradha Kapur presenting Flowers, Shawl and a momento to Guest of honour Sharmila Tagore !!Director, NSD presenting flowers to Sharmila Tagore on Kamani Stage during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012 !!!Given the context of the year (2012) long celebrations on the 150th Birth Anniversary of kaviguru Rabindarnath Tagore, Kumari Selja was pleased to know about the fact that festival has also focus on Tagore... Time for formal inauguration of Bharat rang Mahotsav !All these folks enlightening each corner of the lamp to signify formal inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is one of the main theatre festival organized by National School Drama. It's an international theatre festival where artists form various parts of the world participate during 15 days in Delhi !!Sorry, but I could not find her name. She was host of the evening  during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav @ Kamani, Delhi, India !!Anuradha Kapur mentions like - 'Equally significant in the recognition that we are fortunate in our multilingual, multicultural circumstance or condition, so that there is no one theatre that best describes our numerous identities, cultures and histories. No one theatre prescribes our indianness. I trust that the scale of the festival will give rise to complex and sometimes vexed, ideas about identity, nationalism, tradition... 'As per Amal Allana - 'At festivals like Bharat Rang Mahotsav, it not only affords an opportunity to showcase the talent of Indian and Foriegn theatre practitioners but perhaps more importantly, creates a knowledgable, passionate and appreciative audience, that will sustain theatre activity in long run' ..At the same time Sharmila focused on challenges of Theatre and how performing in theatre is different from artists who work in telefilms. She also mentioned about her interest in theatre from childhood, although denied that she was never a theatre actor in her career. A wonderful speech with extreme humbleness and audience appreciated her words on stage..Kumari Selja talked about this festival and mentioned about the heights it has achieved in last 13 years and ensured main focus on such events in future as well. She also promised ot provide more infrastructure and funds for better execution of such events in India. She got various clap sessions during her talk on inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012Here one of the famous theatre director Kirti Jain presenting Thanks note for Kumari Selja, Sharmila Tagore, audience, Theatre artists and all relevant folks who helped in making Bharat Rang Mahotsav a World class festival The focus on Rabindarnath Tagore is an attempt to open up issues and to revisit the enormous and complex corpus of Tagore's work, as it exits in the minds of practitioners todayWith inauguration Anuradha and Kumari Selja seemed to be thinking of next plans about such activities to promote Theatre in India !!! we all wish them good luck for another successful Bharat Rang Mahotsav in 2012 !!!

As per Amal Allana - 'At festivals like Bharat Rang Mahotsav, it not only affords an opportunity to showcase the talent of Indian and Foriegn theatre practitioners but perhaps more importantly, creates a knowledgable, passionate and appreciative audience, that will sustain theatre activity in long run' ...

Today BHARAT RANG MAHOTSAV, biggest theatre Festival in Asia, inaugurated in presence of eminent Actress Sharmila Tagore, Hon'ble Minister of Culture with lot of other excellencies from theatre industry. Let's check out this Photo Journey from Inauguration event, which happened at Kamani Auditorium near National School of Drama, Delhi...Two Tagores on main stage during inauguration function of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is popularly known as Bharangam :)Sharmila Tagore is the great-grandniece of noted poet Rabindranath Tagore.Anuradha Kapur (Director, National School of Drama) on extreme left, Kumari Selja (Hon'ble Minister of Culture and Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation), Eminent actor Sharmila Tagore, Amal Allana (Chairperson, National School of Drama) , Jawahar Sircar (Secretory, Ministry of Culture)Here Anuradha Kapur presenting Flowers, Shawl and a momento to Guest of honour Sharmila Tagore !!Director, NSD presenting flowers to Sharmila Tagore on Kamani Stage during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012 !!!Given the context of the year (2012) long celebrations on the 150th Birth Anniversary of kaviguru Rabindarnath Tagore, Kumari Selja was pleased to know about the fact that festival has also focus on Tagore... Time for formal inauguration of Bharat rang Mahotsav !All these folks enlightening each corner of the lamp to signify formal inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is one of the main theatre festival organized by National School Drama. It's an international theatre festival where artists form various parts of the world participate during 15 days in Delhi !!Sorry, but I could not find her name. She was host of the evening  during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav @ Kamani, Delhi, India !!Anuradha Kapur mentions like - 'Equally significant in the recognition that we are fortunate in our multilingual, multicultural circumstance or condition, so that there is no one theatre that best describes our numerous identities, cultures and histories. No one theatre prescribes our indianness. I trust that the scale of the festival will give rise to complex and sometimes vexed, ideas about identity, nationalism, tradition... 'As per Amal Allana - 'At festivals like Bharat Rang Mahotsav, it not only affords an opportunity to showcase the talent of Indian and Foriegn theatre practitioners but perhaps more importantly, creates a knowledgable, passionate and appreciative audience, that will sustain theatre activity in long run' ..At the same time Sharmila focused on challenges of Theatre and how performing in theatre is different from artists who work in telefilms. She also mentioned about her interest in theatre from childhood, although denied that she was never a theatre actor in her career. A wonderful speech with extreme humbleness and audience appreciated her words on stage..Kumari Selja talked about this festival and mentioned about the heights it has achieved in last 13 years and ensured main focus on such events in future as well. She also promised ot provide more infrastructure and funds for better execution of such events in India. She got various clap sessions during her talk on inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012Here one of the famous theatre director Kirti Jain presenting Thanks note for Kumari Selja, Sharmila Tagore, audience, Theatre artists and all relevant folks who helped in making Bharat Rang Mahotsav a World class festival The focus on Rabindarnath Tagore is an attempt to open up issues and to revisit the enormous and complex corpus of Tagore's work, as it exits in the minds of practitioners todayWith inauguration Anuradha and Kumari Selja seemed to be thinking of next plans about such activities to promote Theatre in India !!! we all wish them good luck for another successful Bharat Rang Mahotsav in 2012 !!!

At the same time Sharmila focused on challenges of Theatre and how performing in theatre is different from artists who work in telefilms. She also mentioned about her interest in theatre from childhood, although denied that she was never a theatre actor in her career. A wonderful speech with extreme humbleness and audience appreciated her words on stage...

Tagore also mentioned about Satyajit Dubey - http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/satyadev-dubey-exposed-me-to-theatre-in-mumbai-sharmila/947987.html

Today BHARAT RANG MAHOTSAV, biggest theatre Festival in Asia, inaugurated in presence of eminent Actress Sharmila Tagore, Hon'ble Minister of Culture with lot of other excellencies from theatre industry. Let's check out this Photo Journey from Inauguration event, which happened at Kamani Auditorium near National School of Drama, Delhi...Two Tagores on main stage during inauguration function of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is popularly known as Bharangam :)Sharmila Tagore is the great-grandniece of noted poet Rabindranath Tagore.Anuradha Kapur (Director, National School of Drama) on extreme left, Kumari Selja (Hon'ble Minister of Culture and Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation), Eminent actor Sharmila Tagore, Amal Allana (Chairperson, National School of Drama) , Jawahar Sircar (Secretory, Ministry of Culture)Here Anuradha Kapur presenting Flowers, Shawl and a momento to Guest of honour Sharmila Tagore !!Director, NSD presenting flowers to Sharmila Tagore on Kamani Stage during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012 !!!Given the context of the year (2012) long celebrations on the 150th Birth Anniversary of kaviguru Rabindarnath Tagore, Kumari Selja was pleased to know about the fact that festival has also focus on Tagore... Time for formal inauguration of Bharat rang Mahotsav !All these folks enlightening each corner of the lamp to signify formal inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is one of the main theatre festival organized by National School Drama. It's an international theatre festival where artists form various parts of the world participate during 15 days in Delhi !!Sorry, but I could not find her name. She was host of the evening  during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav @ Kamani, Delhi, India !!Anuradha Kapur mentions like - 'Equally significant in the recognition that we are fortunate in our multilingual, multicultural circumstance or condition, so that there is no one theatre that best describes our numerous identities, cultures and histories. No one theatre prescribes our indianness. I trust that the scale of the festival will give rise to complex and sometimes vexed, ideas about identity, nationalism, tradition... 'As per Amal Allana - 'At festivals like Bharat Rang Mahotsav, it not only affords an opportunity to showcase the talent of Indian and Foriegn theatre practitioners but perhaps more importantly, creates a knowledgable, passionate and appreciative audience, that will sustain theatre activity in long run' ..At the same time Sharmila focused on challenges of Theatre and how performing in theatre is different from artists who work in telefilms. She also mentioned about her interest in theatre from childhood, although denied that she was never a theatre actor in her career. A wonderful speech with extreme humbleness and audience appreciated her words on stage..Kumari Selja talked about this festival and mentioned about the heights it has achieved in last 13 years and ensured main focus on such events in future as well. She also promised ot provide more infrastructure and funds for better execution of such events in India. She got various clap sessions during her talk on inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012Here one of the famous theatre director Kirti Jain presenting Thanks note for Kumari Selja, Sharmila Tagore, audience, Theatre artists and all relevant folks who helped in making Bharat Rang Mahotsav a World class festival The focus on Rabindarnath Tagore is an attempt to open up issues and to revisit the enormous and complex corpus of Tagore's work, as it exits in the minds of practitioners todayWith inauguration Anuradha and Kumari Selja seemed to be thinking of next plans about such activities to promote Theatre in India !!! we all wish them good luck for another successful Bharat Rang Mahotsav in 2012 !!!

Kumari Selja talked about this festival and mentioned about the heights it has achieved in last 13 years and ensured main focus on such events in future as well. She also promised ot provide more infrastructure and funds for better execution of such events in India. She got various clap sessions during her talk on inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012.

Today BHARAT RANG MAHOTSAV, biggest theatre Festival in Asia, inaugurated in presence of eminent Actress Sharmila Tagore, Hon'ble Minister of Culture with lot of other excellencies from theatre industry. Let's check out this Photo Journey from Inauguration event, which happened at Kamani Auditorium near National School of Drama, Delhi...Two Tagores on main stage during inauguration function of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is popularly known as Bharangam :)Sharmila Tagore is the great-grandniece of noted poet Rabindranath Tagore.Anuradha Kapur (Director, National School of Drama) on extreme left, Kumari Selja (Hon'ble Minister of Culture and Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation), Eminent actor Sharmila Tagore, Amal Allana (Chairperson, National School of Drama) , Jawahar Sircar (Secretory, Ministry of Culture)Here Anuradha Kapur presenting Flowers, Shawl and a momento to Guest of honour Sharmila Tagore !!Director, NSD presenting flowers to Sharmila Tagore on Kamani Stage during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012 !!!Given the context of the year (2012) long celebrations on the 150th Birth Anniversary of kaviguru Rabindarnath Tagore, Kumari Selja was pleased to know about the fact that festival has also focus on Tagore... Time for formal inauguration of Bharat rang Mahotsav !All these folks enlightening each corner of the lamp to signify formal inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is one of the main theatre festival organized by National School Drama. It's an international theatre festival where artists form various parts of the world participate during 15 days in Delhi !!Sorry, but I could not find her name. She was host of the evening  during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav @ Kamani, Delhi, India !!Anuradha Kapur mentions like - 'Equally significant in the recognition that we are fortunate in our multilingual, multicultural circumstance or condition, so that there is no one theatre that best describes our numerous identities, cultures and histories. No one theatre prescribes our indianness. I trust that the scale of the festival will give rise to complex and sometimes vexed, ideas about identity, nationalism, tradition... 'As per Amal Allana - 'At festivals like Bharat Rang Mahotsav, it not only affords an opportunity to showcase the talent of Indian and Foriegn theatre practitioners but perhaps more importantly, creates a knowledgable, passionate and appreciative audience, that will sustain theatre activity in long run' ..At the same time Sharmila focused on challenges of Theatre and how performing in theatre is different from artists who work in telefilms. She also mentioned about her interest in theatre from childhood, although denied that she was never a theatre actor in her career. A wonderful speech with extreme humbleness and audience appreciated her words on stage..Kumari Selja talked about this festival and mentioned about the heights it has achieved in last 13 years and ensured main focus on such events in future as well. She also promised ot provide more infrastructure and funds for better execution of such events in India. She got various clap sessions during her talk on inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012Here one of the famous theatre director Kirti Jain presenting Thanks note for Kumari Selja, Sharmila Tagore, audience, Theatre artists and all relevant folks who helped in making Bharat Rang Mahotsav a World class festival The focus on Rabindarnath Tagore is an attempt to open up issues and to revisit the enormous and complex corpus of Tagore's work, as it exits in the minds of practitioners todayWith inauguration Anuradha and Kumari Selja seemed to be thinking of next plans about such activities to promote Theatre in India !!! we all wish them good luck for another successful Bharat Rang Mahotsav in 2012 !!!

Here one of the famous theatre director Kirti Jain presenting Thanks note for Kumari Selja, Sharmila Tagore, audience, Theatre artists and all relevant folks who helped in making Bharat Rang Mahotsav a World class festival !

Today BHARAT RANG MAHOTSAV, biggest theatre Festival in Asia, inaugurated in presence of eminent Actress Sharmila Tagore, Hon'ble Minister of Culture with lot of other excellencies from theatre industry. Let's check out this Photo Journey from Inauguration event, which happened at Kamani Auditorium near National School of Drama, Delhi...Two Tagores on main stage during inauguration function of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is popularly known as Bharangam :)Sharmila Tagore is the great-grandniece of noted poet Rabindranath Tagore.Anuradha Kapur (Director, National School of Drama) on extreme left, Kumari Selja (Hon'ble Minister of Culture and Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation), Eminent actor Sharmila Tagore, Amal Allana (Chairperson, National School of Drama) , Jawahar Sircar (Secretory, Ministry of Culture)Here Anuradha Kapur presenting Flowers, Shawl and a momento to Guest of honour Sharmila Tagore !!Director, NSD presenting flowers to Sharmila Tagore on Kamani Stage during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012 !!!Given the context of the year (2012) long celebrations on the 150th Birth Anniversary of kaviguru Rabindarnath Tagore, Kumari Selja was pleased to know about the fact that festival has also focus on Tagore... Time for formal inauguration of Bharat rang Mahotsav !All these folks enlightening each corner of the lamp to signify formal inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is one of the main theatre festival organized by National School Drama. It's an international theatre festival where artists form various parts of the world participate during 15 days in Delhi !!Sorry, but I could not find her name. She was host of the evening  during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav @ Kamani, Delhi, India !!Anuradha Kapur mentions like - 'Equally significant in the recognition that we are fortunate in our multilingual, multicultural circumstance or condition, so that there is no one theatre that best describes our numerous identities, cultures and histories. No one theatre prescribes our indianness. I trust that the scale of the festival will give rise to complex and sometimes vexed, ideas about identity, nationalism, tradition... 'As per Amal Allana - 'At festivals like Bharat Rang Mahotsav, it not only affords an opportunity to showcase the talent of Indian and Foriegn theatre practitioners but perhaps more importantly, creates a knowledgable, passionate and appreciative audience, that will sustain theatre activity in long run' ..At the same time Sharmila focused on challenges of Theatre and how performing in theatre is different from artists who work in telefilms. She also mentioned about her interest in theatre from childhood, although denied that she was never a theatre actor in her career. A wonderful speech with extreme humbleness and audience appreciated her words on stage..Kumari Selja talked about this festival and mentioned about the heights it has achieved in last 13 years and ensured main focus on such events in future as well. She also promised ot provide more infrastructure and funds for better execution of such events in India. She got various clap sessions during her talk on inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012Here one of the famous theatre director Kirti Jain presenting Thanks note for Kumari Selja, Sharmila Tagore, audience, Theatre artists and all relevant folks who helped in making Bharat Rang Mahotsav a World class festival The focus on Rabindarnath Tagore is an attempt to open up issues and to revisit the enormous and complex corpus of Tagore's work, as it exits in the minds of practitioners todayWith inauguration Anuradha and Kumari Selja seemed to be thinking of next plans about such activities to promote Theatre in India !!! we all wish them good luck for another successful Bharat Rang Mahotsav in 2012 !!!

The focus on Rabindarnath Tagore is an attempt to open up issues and to revisit the enormous and complex corpus of Tagore's work, as it exits in the minds of practitioners today.

Today BHARAT RANG MAHOTSAV, biggest theatre Festival in Asia, inaugurated in presence of eminent Actress Sharmila Tagore, Hon'ble Minister of Culture with lot of other excellencies from theatre industry. Let's check out this Photo Journey from Inauguration event, which happened at Kamani Auditorium near National School of Drama, Delhi...Two Tagores on main stage during inauguration function of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is popularly known as Bharangam :)Sharmila Tagore is the great-grandniece of noted poet Rabindranath Tagore.Anuradha Kapur (Director, National School of Drama) on extreme left, Kumari Selja (Hon'ble Minister of Culture and Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation), Eminent actor Sharmila Tagore, Amal Allana (Chairperson, National School of Drama) , Jawahar Sircar (Secretory, Ministry of Culture)Here Anuradha Kapur presenting Flowers, Shawl and a momento to Guest of honour Sharmila Tagore !!Director, NSD presenting flowers to Sharmila Tagore on Kamani Stage during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012 !!!Given the context of the year (2012) long celebrations on the 150th Birth Anniversary of kaviguru Rabindarnath Tagore, Kumari Selja was pleased to know about the fact that festival has also focus on Tagore... Time for formal inauguration of Bharat rang Mahotsav !All these folks enlightening each corner of the lamp to signify formal inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, which is one of the main theatre festival organized by National School Drama. It's an international theatre festival where artists form various parts of the world participate during 15 days in Delhi !!Sorry, but I could not find her name. She was host of the evening  during inauguration of 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav @ Kamani, Delhi, India !!Anuradha Kapur mentions like - 'Equally significant in the recognition that we are fortunate in our multilingual, multicultural circumstance or condition, so that there is no one theatre that best describes our numerous identities, cultures and histories. No one theatre prescribes our indianness. I trust that the scale of the festival will give rise to complex and sometimes vexed, ideas about identity, nationalism, tradition... 'As per Amal Allana - 'At festivals like Bharat Rang Mahotsav, it not only affords an opportunity to showcase the talent of Indian and Foriegn theatre practitioners but perhaps more importantly, creates a knowledgable, passionate and appreciative audience, that will sustain theatre activity in long run' ..At the same time Sharmila focused on challenges of Theatre and how performing in theatre is different from artists who work in telefilms. She also mentioned about her interest in theatre from childhood, although denied that she was never a theatre actor in her career. A wonderful speech with extreme humbleness and audience appreciated her words on stage..Kumari Selja talked about this festival and mentioned about the heights it has achieved in last 13 years and ensured main focus on such events in future as well. She also promised ot provide more infrastructure and funds for better execution of such events in India. She got various clap sessions during her talk on inauguration of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2012Here one of the famous theatre director Kirti Jain presenting Thanks note for Kumari Selja, Sharmila Tagore, audience, Theatre artists and all relevant folks who helped in making Bharat Rang Mahotsav a World class festival The focus on Rabindarnath Tagore is an attempt to open up issues and to revisit the enormous and complex corpus of Tagore's work, as it exits in the minds of practitioners todayWith inauguration Anuradha and Kumari Selja seemed to be thinking of next plans about such activities to promote Theatre in India !!! we all wish them good luck for another successful Bharat Rang Mahotsav in 2012 !!!

With inauguration Anuradha and Kumari Selja seemed to be thinking of next plans about such activities to promote Theatre in India !!! we all wish them good luck for another successful Bharat Rang Mahotsav in 2012 !!!

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RED HOT - Adapted from Neil Simon's 'Last of the Red Lovers' - Directed by Saurabh Shukla || 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav organized by National School of Drama, Delhi, India (RENDEZVOUS-1)

 

 

 

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National School of Drama is celebrating Tagore's 150th Birthday in Bharat Rang Mahotsav

1 comment:

Vibha said...

Awesome! All ladies look so awesome. Wish I can be as fit when I reach their age...

Nice pictures onces again...

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