The world’s largest theater festival ‘Bharat Rang Mahotsav 2024’ of the National School of Drama (NSD) will take place in Pune from February 2–6 at the Shreeram Lagoo Ranga-Avakash.
With the theme ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam, Vande Bharangam’ the festival will take place in 15 cities throughout the nation starting on February 1 and running through February 21.
The festival will be inaugurated at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Mumbai by Maharashtra Governor Ramesh Bais and NSD Chairperson Paresh Rawal.
The festival anthem has been written by national award-winning singer Swanand Kirkire, and actor Pankaj Tripathi serves as its ambassador.
At the inaugural ceremony, a play from the National School of Drama’s repertoire, “Taj Mahal ka Tender,” would be performed.
The festival jury has selected fifteen plays from Maharashtra; ten of them are in Hindi, two in Marathi, two in English, and one in Urdu.
According to the National School of Drama’s director, for a theatre to succeed, viewers must contribute as well and engage with performers. People throughout the nation ought to imitate Maharashtra’s thriving theater culture. They are happy to announce that, now in its 25th year, this is the biggest theater festival globally.
A play from Italy, a play from Nepal, a play from Russia, and five plays from Bangladesh will also be presented at the Mahotsav.