Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Ratan Thiyam to get 2nd Bhupen Hazarika award

IMPHAL: Noted dramaturge Ratan Thiyam added another feather to his cap after Sarhad - a Pune-based NGO - decided to confer him the 2nd Bhupen Hazarika National Award.
 
Thiyam has recently been appointed as the chairperson of the prestigious National School of Drama (NSD).
 
Sarhad, in a statement, said "His (Thiyam) contribution in the field of performing arts is unmatched. Through his plays he has always tried to underline the agony and fire rooted in the bellies of the deprived." The statement signed by Sarhad's founder president Sanjay Nahar added that the award ceremony will be held in Pune in September or October this year.
Read More : The Times of India , 21 August 2013