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National School of Drama


Online classes has drama students in a fix, petition launched against NSD authorities

June 15, 2021 10:21 am

The students claim the school does not listen to them at meetings and has withdrawn their scholarships to compel them to take online lessons. The petition is addressed to chairperson of NSD, Paresh Rawal.

Bansi Kaul: Master of stagecraft, explorer of humour

February 07, 2021 4:18 am

A master of stagecraft and painting and one of the designers of the opening ceremony of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, Bansi Kaul passed away on February 6 after a battle with cancer.

Sanitiser, masks in lead roles as NSD preps for first show post lockdown

October 02, 2020 10:56 am

The novel methodology began on September 8, when artistes were allowed in for a reading of the script after their Covid status was checked and found to be negative.

Irrfan's friends from NSD remember the actor who believed in listening rather than speaking

April 30, 2020 1:30 pm

A lanky boy with a head of curly hair, Irrfan was one of the quietest students in the class of 1987. His classmates, such as Bharti Sharma, founder of Kshitij Theater Society in Delhi, used to wonder, “Pata nahin yeh itna chup kyun rahta hai?’

Stage Diplomacy: Shakespeare at Delhi theatre fest, starring UK’s Dy High Commissioner

February 16, 2020 3:49 am

Performed by the award-winning Prague Shakespeare Company, with whom Thompson acted when she was Ambassador to the Czech Republic till 2018, Richard III revolves around a man who is deformed in mind and body, and obsessed with becoming king of England.

NSD admissions 2020: Application process for 3-year diploma course begins today, check details

January 28, 2020 2:01 pm

NSD admissions 2020: The application process will begin on January 28, 2020. Interested candidates can apply for the course at the official website,

Past Continuous

January 18, 2020 11:17 pm

Actor Suresh Sharma on recreating history on stage, and preparing a new generation of theatre artists.

Every Woman’s Story

January 06, 2020 6:22 am

Theatre production Daughters Opera touches upon violence against women and issues of citizenship.

Exchanging Notes

January 03, 2020 12:51 am

Daughters Opera, an Indo-Australian production, brings the visible and invisible labours of women on stage

Ajeet Singh Palawat, whose play Eidgah Ke Jinnat will be staged next month, is gaining recognition as one of the most versatile actors on stage

July 29, 2019 7:44 am

Ajeet Singh Palawat has acted in Kavalam Narayana Panikkar’s Shakuntalam, Anuradha Kapur’s Virasat, KS Rajendan’s Vikarmorvashiyam, Dinesh Khanna’s Teen Behne and Ranjeet Kapoor’s Wrong Turn, among others.