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Shah says there are eerie similarities between his life and Einstein’s, whom he portrays in his solo play of the same name(Photo: Kunal Patil / Hindustan Times)

I love being on the stage and will continue even if no one turns up: Shah

By Navneet Vyasan | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 10:42 PM IST
Naseeruddin Shah on the capricious nature of showbiz and the pervasive problem of censorship that looms over OTT platforms after films and TV
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Asif Basra was a critically acclaimed film and theatre actor
Asif Basra was a critically acclaimed film and theatre actor

To Asif sir, with love

By Ishaan Puri | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON NOV 22, 2020 07:26 AM IST
To the world, Asif Basra was a great actor. To a bunch of five-year-olds at a theatre workshop, he was the ultimate educationalist
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Manhar Gadhia
Manhar Gadhia

The man who raised the bar in alternative Gujarati theatre

By Sanskrita Bharadwaj | Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 04:15 PM IST
On the occasion of Gadhia’s 68th birth anniversary, to celebrate his love for theatre, an event titled Celebrating Gadhia, is being organised at Prithvi Theatre.
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Sanjna Kapoor and Sameera Iyengar(Photo: Ajay Noronha)
Sanjna Kapoor and Sameera Iyengar(Photo: Ajay Noronha)

Art for everyone

By Sanskrita Bharadwaj | Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2020 03:59 PM IST
Sanjna Kapoor and Sameera Iyengar celebrate the second anniversary of their art and culture initiative, Junoon, they talk about why those chose a leap year and more
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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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Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan at the opening of the Prithvi Theatre Festival.(Viral Bhayani)
Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan at the opening of the Prithvi Theatre Festival.(Viral Bhayani)

Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan lead the Kapoor family at Prithvi Theatre’s 40th anniversary party

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2018 10:05 AM IST
Actors Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan led the celebrations at the opening of the Prithvi Theatre Festival, which was attended by the who’s who of the theatre scene. See pictures here.
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Since it first opened, Prithvi has been a favourite haunt for some of India’s most talented actors. In this archival image, a young Amrish Puri lounges on its steps.(Photo courtesy Prithvi Theatre Archive)
Since it first opened, Prithvi has been a favourite haunt for some of India’s most talented actors. In this archival image, a young Amrish Puri lounges on its steps.(Photo courtesy Prithvi Theatre Archive)

Prithvi Theatre marks 40 years with a retelling of Prithviraj Kapoor’s plays

By Sanjukta Sharma | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2018 01:59 PM IST
The festival will open with Sunil Shanbag’s reinterpretation of Kapoor’s Deewar, written in 1945.
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The accused kept saying that he will kill her when the woman reached near the gate of Prithvi theatre.(HT PHOTO)
The accused kept saying that he will kill her when the woman reached near the gate of Prithvi theatre.(HT PHOTO)

Mumbai model arrested for stalking and threatening to kill another model

By Aritra Hazra | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2018 09:34 AM IST
The accused followed her, he also tried to speak to her but the woman tried to avoid him
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Emanuel is no stranger to the Indian stage. In 2015, he was at Prithvi to watch Naseeruddin Shah’s Motely theatre group perform his play, Einstein(FILE)
Emanuel is no stranger to the Indian stage. In 2015, he was at Prithvi to watch Naseeruddin Shah’s Motely theatre group perform his play, Einstein(FILE)

Reimagining Mark Twain’s lecture in Mumbai

By Jayati Bhola | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 12:04 AM IST
The play draws from Twain’s writings about his hometown in Mississippi and his observations from travels around the world – all written in the sardonic style that makes his aphorisms and quotes popular even today.
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(LtoR) Prithviraj Kapoor, Aditya Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor and Shashi Kapoor.
(LtoR) Prithviraj Kapoor, Aditya Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor and Shashi Kapoor.

Malavika’s Mumbaistan: Different journeys

By Malavika Sangghvi | HindustanTimes, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 03:02 PM IST
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