'Democratic ethos being eroded' under BJP: Theatre artists on why they signed letter asking people to vote against divisive politics
More than 600 theatre personalities, including Amol Palekar, Naseeruddin Shah, Girish Karnad and Usha Ganguli, have signed a letter asking people to "vote BJP and its allies" out of power, arguing that the idea of India and its constitution are under threat.
On World Theatre Day 2019, a throwback to Firstpost's series of interviews with Indian playwrights such as Rahul DaCunha, Purva Naresh, Ramu Ramanathan, about the play/s they never managed to bring to stage.
Remembering Chetan Datar: Decade after his death, Ek Madhav Baug playwright remains a giant of Marathi theatre
As a theatre stalwart, he wore many hats – dramatist, playwright, actor, director and mentor. But not much is known about Chetan Datar, the man.
Ramu Ramanathan's deep understanding of India’s social and cultural heritage, eagerness to research documented and undocumented realities, and a remarkable ability to weave it all into an engaging narrative makes him one of India’s finest playwrights today