Lots of those that have made it as profitable actors in Bollywood have been stage artistes, who steadily transitioned from theatre to the large display. On World Theatre Day as we speak, yearly noticed on March 27, theatre fans, theatre faculties, and theatre practitioners mark the day in their very own distinctive methods. This time was no totally different as celebrities took to social media to specific their dedication and gratitude in the direction of theatre.
Actor Aahana Kumra, who first took to theatre on the age of 14, wrote a heartfelt word on Instagram.
“That is the place all of it started! Completely happy #WorldTheatreDay to everybody celebrating! My journey in theatre began after I was 14 years previous and I had enrolled into the #SummerTimeAtPrithvi workshop throughout my summer time holidays! After which there was no wanting again!” she mentioned.
She additionally shared snippets from her first play ‘By George’, primarily based on two tales of playwright George Bernard Shaw, carried out at NCPA, Mumbai in 2011. The play was directed by veteran Naseeruddin Shah and Ratna Pathak Shah.
“I’ll at all times be grateful to @prithvitheatre and the #NCPAMumbai for nurturing me as an artist,” she mentioned.
Began in 1962 by the Worldwide Theatre Institute (ITI), numerous occasions are organised internationally to have fun the medium of theatre. On this present day, ITI additionally circulates messages issued by world celebrities in additional than 50 languages, primarily based on the theme “Theatre and a Tradition of Peace”.
The primary World Theatre Day Worldwide Message was written by Jean Cocteau in France in 1962.
In the meantime, Mukti Bhavan actor Adil Hussain mentioned theatre is his “old flame”. “Theatre is my old flame. And it’ll at all times be the one. It has advanced right into a positive medium of expression over millenia! Completely happy Worldwide Theatre day to everybody! I hope that the governments of every state makes theatre research a obligatory topic from main college onward,” he expressed.
Theatre is my First Love. And it’ll at all times be the one. It has advanced right into a positive medium of expression over millenia! Completely happy Worldwide Theatre day to everybody! I hope that the Governments of every state makes theatre research a obligatory topic from Major Faculties onward.
— Adil hussain (@_AdilHussain) March 27, 2021
To mark the day, folks organise award occasions, conduct charity performs, and theatre workshops.