Waman Kendre appointed as Director of National School of Drama

Waman Kendre
Waman Kendre
The Government has appointed eminent theatre director Waman Kendre as the new Director of the prestigious National School of Drama (NSD) here.
An official announcement from the Ministry of Culture said the appointment was for a period of five years with effect from the date of assumption of charge of the post or till superannuation on attainment of 62 years of age or unitl further orders, whichever is the earliest.
Prof Kendre, an alumnus of NSD, is currently the head of the Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Mumbai. He has directed several plays such as Zulva, Jaaneman and Mohandas. His latest project is an adaptation of Sanskrit playwright Bhasa's Madhyam Vyavog in three different languages.
Prof Tripurari Sharma had been officiating as the director of NSD since April this year after the end of the tenure of Dr Anuradha Kapur.

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