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Sangeet Natak Akademi


Theatre director Ratan Thiyam admitted to hospital after testing positive for coronavirus

May 12, 2021 8:20 pm

He is in the ICU and is being administered oxygen, doctors treating him said adding his condition is stable

Eminent Assamese musician, flute player Prabhat Sarma passes away

March 02, 2021 3:40 pm

Recipient of innumerable honours, the flutist had received the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2003 for his contribution to folk and traditional music of Assam

Art for art's sake: Has the State failed its artistes?

June 08, 2020 2:10 pm

When government coffers offer no relief, initiatives like #ArtMatters aim to bring artistes together to help a crippled art community.

The Sangeet Natak Akademi announces its winners for the year 2018

July 17, 2019 7:36 am

An interesting name in the list is that of singer Suresh Wadkar, still remembered for his songs in the Kamal Haasan and Sridevi-starrer Sadma. It is not often that a name from Bollywood makes it to the coveted list by the Akademi.

Musical geniuses Amaan and Ayaan Ali Bangash refuse award due to lack of consent

June 22, 2018 4:50 pm

Sarod players Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash refused to receive the Ustad Bismillah khan Yuva Puruskar 2017 because they felt not taking their consent before announcing their names in the category was offensive.

Sangeet Natak Akademi awards: Meet Chandigarh’s 5 ratnas with a penchant to excel

April 25, 2016 12:19 pm

An actor, director, teacher, researcher and musician, Rani Balbir Kaur, who emerged on the professional stage in 1972, has been awarded for her overall contribution in theatre by the Sangeet Natak Akademi.

President gives away Sangeet Natak Akademi awards, fellowships

October 24, 2015 2:32 am

Nine artistes — including Ashwini Bhide Deshpande, Iqbal Ahmed Khan, Nath Neralkar, Nayan Ghosh and Ronu Majumdar— received awards for their contribution to music.

Poses and Postures

June 26, 2015 12:07 am

Yoga can also inspire artworks, as a new exhibition showcases

‘I want to join the dots, help art and culture find a better definition’

February 05, 2015 12:25 am

Theatre artiste Shekhar Sen on taking over as Chairperson, Sangeet Natak Akademi and cultivating the arts.

Leela Samson quits as chief of Sangeet Natak Akademi

October 11, 2014 3:40 am

Her term was to officially end around August 2015.