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Sangeet Natak Akademi


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.

Rooted in Tradition

November 06, 2013 5:01 am

Manipuri playwright and theatre director Ratan Thiyam,who will receive the Bhupen Hazarika National Award in the city,sees theatre as a composite art form.

Govt sends bureaucrats to run headless culture centres

October 03, 2013 1:02 am

Sangeet Natak Akademi has not had a secretary for months.

Social Rhythm

September 20, 2013 12:46 am

In her show Black and White,Kathak artiste Rani Khanam has used theatre and dance as a medium of activism