National School of Drama: News

25 Feb 2024

NewsBytes Exclusive

Exclusive: NSD alum Durgesh Kumar talks about 'Bhakshak,' 'Laapataa Ladies'

You best know him for his role as the cantankerous Bhushan from Panchayat, but did you know actor-thespian Durgesh Kumar has been active in showbiz for a decade?

16 Feb 2024

TV News

'Udaan' actor Kavita Chaudhary (67) dies due to heart attack

Renowned actor Kavita Chaudhary, best known for her roles in the TV show Udaan and as Lalita ji in Surf commercials passed away on Thursday night due to cardiac arrest.

15 Jan 2023

Bollywood Films

#NewsBytesExplainer: Decoding film studies—definition, general curriculum, famous film schools

Like every other course or art, filmmaking, too, can be studied theoretically and demands years of practice before one can professionally foray into the field.

22 Dec 2022


#NewsBytesExplainer: National School of Drama—Looking at history, evolution, notable alumni

National School of Drama, popularly known as NSD, is India's premier acting institute and is considered the mecca of learning when it comes to exploring the nuances of the craft.

10 Sep 2020


Paresh Rawal appointed new chairperson of National School of Drama

National Award-winning veteran actor Paresh Rawal (65) has been appointed by President Ram Nath Kovind as the new chairperson of the renowned New Delhi-based theater institute National School of Drama (or the NSD).

29 Apr 2020


Irrfan Khan: Lesser-known facts about the late actor

Coming from a humble background and starting out small in the industry, Irrfan Khan defeated all odds to become one of the most loved actors in the country.

12 Aug 2018


'Bigg Boss 12': These celebrity-pairs may appear on the show

The twelfth season of the controversial show 'Bigg Boss' will reportedly air on September 16.

26 Mar 2018


Mumbai chapter of NSD's Theatre Olympics begins

Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker, along with veteran actor Vikram Gokhale, inaugurated the eighth edition of Theatre Olympics, a fortnight-long international theatre festival in Mumbai.

18 Mar 2018

South Korea

Book your tickets as Mumbai hosts Theatre Olympics' last lap

After touring for 36 days in 17 cities across India, the 8th Theatre Olympics, world's largest theatre fest has arrived to its final stop: Mumbai.