Highlights from the 20th edition of Bharat Rang Mahotsav by NSD


Bharat Rang Mahotsav  2019: Important Highlights  

National School of Drama

The National School of Drama is one of the premier theatre training institutions in the whole world. It was founded by Sangeet Natak Akademi in the year 1959. It became an independent organization in the year 1975 under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860, financed by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. The institution gives special attention to the teachings and training provided to the students. The training is highly intensive and is based on the thorough, comprehensive and carefully planned syllabus, covering every aspect of theatre including theory as well as practical. One way of making things learn with fun is, students are asked to prepare a play which is later presented before the audience.

Bharat Rang Mahotsav

National School of Drama started Bharat Rang Mahotsav a decade ago. The primary aim of the institution was to contribute to the growth and development of theatre across the world. In today’s time, this festival is regarded as one of the greatest theatre festivals all across Asia.

This is the 20th edition of BRM. It includes 111 national and international acts which have folks and other international forms of arts. So far, they have presented 1787 plays with heart-winning stories and outstanding performances.

Glorious Years of Bharat Rang Mohatsav

1. During the 19thedition of BRM, the discussion was held on the topic, ‘Actor at vanishing point’. In the discussion problems related to acting in reel life were discussed. According to one of the speakers present at the event, the major problem is related to underestimating the actors and more focusing on the decoration and costume.

2. “NSD gives us what Bollywood people don’t have”, says Nawazuddin Siddiqui. When one of the most talented actors of the Bollywood attended BRM, he couldn’t control himself from speaking good things he learned from the institution. He told that the main key to developing confidence and removing public fear came from the institution.

3. “I can take even a One-minute role”, says Rajat Kapoor.

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It is a 20-day event starting from February 17, 2019. It will be held in different auditoriums mentioned below –

  • Sammukh
  • Bahumukh
  • Abhimanch
  • NSD campus
  • Kamani Auditorium
  • Shri Ram Centre
  • LTG Auditorium


National School of Draxma is providing a great platform to all the aspiring actors of the country. Here, unlike Bollywood, people are free to practice and make mistakes. It gives a chance to learn everything related to acting which, in turn, helps in building confidence. It opens a way of making an entry in the film industry.

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