Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Foundation is conducting the second session of the Celebrating Theatre series, with an interactive session with the talented theatre and cinema artist, Anupam Kher, on 26th July, at Taj Banjara.
The session 'A Day With Anupam Kher,' involves the the 2 times National Award-winning and 8 times Filmfare Award-winning actor, considered one of the most versatile actors in the country today, sharing his experiences. He will also discuss the need for method and training, with Mohammad Ali Baig, on stage. The audience and media are invited to ask him questions on his life as an artist.
‘Celebrating Theatre’ is a series of talks, workshops and interactive sessions designed to inculcate theatre awareness amongst the theatre and arts fraternity, and the media in Hyderabad. The series is conducted by the Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Foundation in association with ITC Hotel The Kakatiya, Hyderabad.
The series is a bi-monthly event, as part of which an eminent guest speaker shares experiences, views and opinions with an invited audience, followed by an interactive question-answer session in an open, informal environment. In the previous sessions, acclaimed filmmaker & theatre thespian, Padmasree M S Sathyu, spoke on the Confluence Of Cinema And Theatre. Later sessions by Professor Mohan Maharishi highlighted the Evolution Of Theatre In India post-independence. Kannada playwright Prasanna debated on Regional Theatre versus National Theatre.
Another thespian, the late Habib Tanvir, spoke on Folk Theatre, actress Shabana Azmi shared her experiences of being an actress both on stage and on screen, Dr. Jabbar Patel showcased theatre trends in various parts of the country, Amal Allana’s talk was based on the role of women directors in contemporary theatre. Popular playwright and Bollywood script writer Javed Siddiqui, in conversation with Mohammad Ali Baig spoke on the Power Of The Word In Theatre, Ranga Shankara’s Arundhati Nag on Realising a Dream, actor-director Rajat Kapoor shared his experiences in Play and Screen Writing, and Usha Ganguly and Sharon Prabhakar spoke on multi-tasking, in previous session of the Foundation’s Celebrating Theatre series. The series was conceived and designed by Mohammad Ali Baig.
Entry is by donor passes available at A A Hussain's (Abids) / Ofen (Banjara Hills) / Music World (Banjara Hills) / Walden (Begumpet) / Sangeet Sagar (Paradise Circle). Please contact 2340-0132 for further details.