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The Sangeet Natak Akademi announces its winners for the year 2018

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

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

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

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

Yoga can also inspire artworks, as a new exhibition showcases

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

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

Her term was to officially end around August 2015.

Rooted in Tradition

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

Sangeet Natak Akademi has not had a secretary for months.

Social Rhythm

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