|· NSD’s 18th Bharat Rang Mahotsav to be held in New Delhi from February 1 to February 21, 2016
· More than 10 countries from around the world with almost all the states of India to come together to showcase their best theatre talent
· ‘World Theatre Forum’ to be a part of BRM, where eminent theatre personalities from various countries will come together
· Some of the finest names in the theatre world, including Nana Patekar, Mohan Agashe Pankaj Kapur, Anupam Kher, Paresh Rawal, Saurabh Shukla, among others to be a part of the festival
· BRM to also travel to Jammu, Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar and Thiruvananthapuram this year
Preparations are underway on a massive scale at the National School of Drama, as the institute is gearing up to host the 18thBharat Rang Mahotsav.
The best of plays from around the world will be a part of this international festival, which promises to be bigger and better than previous editions. To be organised from 1st to 21st February 2016, the 18th Bharat Rang Mahotsav will be held across leading venues in New Delhi.
The inauguration ceremony to kick off the 18th Bharat Rang Mahotsav will take place at Kamani Auditorium in New Delhi on Monday, 1st February 2016 in a grand way. Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Hon’ble Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (Independent Charge) & Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Govt. of India and eminent stage and film personality Mr. Nana Patekar have consented to be the Chief Guest and Guest of Honor at the inaugural ceremony. The ceremony will be followed by the performance of MACBETH in Manipuri, by Chorus Repertory Theatre, which is directed by renowned theatre personality Shri Ratan Thiyam.
Bharat Rang Mahotsav promises to be bigger and better than ever with theatre groups from over 10 countries including USA, Australia, Italy, Sri Lanka, Poland, Bangladesh, Spain, China, Pakistan, Austria. Some of the finest names in the theatre world from India and abroad are set to be a part of the festival. The biggest theatre groups from almost all the states of India will also travel to showcase their talent at the festival. In a bid to promote theatre in other parts of the country as well, Bharat Rang Mahotsav will also be held at Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir), Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), andBhubaneswar (Odisha).
The performances will be held at Abhimanch and Open Air Theatre at the NSD Campus along with LTG Auditorium, Kamani Auditorium and Shri Ram Centre in New Delhi. Tickets will be available at NSD box office and at the website http://eticket.nsd.gov.in/(Enquiry: 91-11-23382821, 23387916) in denominations of Rs. 50 and Rs. 100 at Open Air Theatre; and Rs. 50, Rs. 100, Rs. 200 and Rs. 300 at all other venues.