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Faezeh Jalali’s latest play, Bone of Contention, is a farcical take on the ‘cosmopolitan’ Mumbai; location courtesy: Prithvi Theatre(Brahms Dirsipo)

Dear 2020: Faezeh Jalali pens a poem for the coming year

By Faezeh Jalali | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2019 10:52 PM IST
A place…Where conventions are challenged/ Where everyone plays a part/ Where theatre connects to the world at large!
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While most actors treat theatre as a stepping stone to Bollywood, Makarand Deshpande, even after giving some stellar performances in mainstream Hindi films prides himself to be a theatre actor first ; Location courtesy: Prithvi Theatre, Mumbai ; Shirt, Mufti; suit, Louis Philippe.(Prabhat Shetty)
While most actors treat theatre as a stepping stone to Bollywood, Makarand Deshpande, even after giving some stellar performances in mainstream Hindi films prides himself to be a theatre actor first ; Location courtesy: Prithvi Theatre, Mumbai ; Shirt, Mufti; suit, Louis Philippe.(Prabhat Shetty)

Theatre Special by Makarand Deshpande: 10 reasons why drama is syrup for the soul

By Makarand Deshpande | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2018 10:54 PM IST
The most distinctive face on Indian stage tells you why you should watch a play tonight
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Actor Anupam Kher.(HT File)
Actor Anupam Kher.(HT File)

Small town boy with big dreams, Anupam Kher says the city made me who I am

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2018 04:15 PM IST
Actor Anupam Kher says stealing money from his mother to audition for a seat in the Department of Indian Theatre at Panjab University, was the first major turning point of his life.
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Marathi, Hindi and English theatre actors (from left) Rasika Agashe, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Faezeh Jalali, Yuki Ellias and Puja Sarup. On Rasika: Sari, Yewala boutique, Nashik. On Geetanjali: Dress and shoes, Forever 21. On Faezeh: Dress, 109°F; shoes from Clarks. On Yuki: Sarong from Manipur; jacket: Zara; tank top from Hill Road, Bandra; shoes from H&M. On Puja: Top, Zara; pants, Cottons; jacket, Elliza Donatein; shoes, Charles and Keith. Make-up: Stacy Gomes; hair: Avan Sethna(Prabhat Shetty)
Marathi, Hindi and English theatre actors (from left) Rasika Agashe, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Faezeh Jalali, Yuki Ellias and Puja Sarup. On Rasika: Sari, Yewala boutique, Nashik. On Geetanjali: Dress and shoes, Forever 21. On Faezeh: Dress, 109°F; shoes from Clarks. On Yuki: Sarong from Manipur; jacket: Zara; tank top from Hill Road, Bandra; shoes from H&M. On Puja: Top, Zara; pants, Cottons; jacket, Elliza Donatein; shoes, Charles and Keith. Make-up: Stacy Gomes; hair: Avan Sethna(Prabhat Shetty)

Drama is dead, long live theatre

By Ananya Ghosh | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2018 12:01 AM IST
Five feisty women talk about the challenges the medium is facing, and how to deal with them
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