National School of Drama: News

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).

02 Jul 2020


Manoj Bajpayee, now celebrated, once wanted to commit suicide

Manoj Bajpayee, one of the most gifted and versatile actors in the country, has opened up about his dreams, his days of struggle, and the eventual success.

01 May 2020


'I have not lost', Sutapa Sikdar's emotional post for Irrfan

After celebrated actor, Irrfan Khan passed away, his wife, Sutapa Sikdar posted a heartfelt message for her late husband.

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.

24 Jan 2020


Swaraj Kaushal calls out Naseeruddin Shah on Twitter; gets criticized

The ongoing debate over Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) has left the whole nation divided.

26 Jun 2019


Six Bollywood celebrities who have strong educational background

Bollywood is a place where people have to start young to become a star eventually. In this process, pursuing education often takes a backseat.

31 Oct 2018


Citing 'busy schedule', Anupam Kher resigns as FTII Chairman

Renowned actor Anupam Kher resigned as FTII Chairman on Wednesday citing his busy schedule.

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.

10 Aug 2017


11 years of Chak De! India: Where are the girls?

It's been 11 years since 'Chak De! India' released. In other words, 11 years of '70 minute', patriotism and Kabir Khan- the hockey coach we all loved.

07 Jul 2018


Nawazuddin Siddiqui ko gussa kyun aata hai?

In all these years, Bollywood has disappointed us in many ways. Right from the scripts to acting to even songs, they have been peddling the same cliched content, ever since.

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.

11 Oct 2017


Anupam Kher appointed new FTII chairman

Actor Anupam Kher has been appointed the new chairman of Pune's Film and Television Institute of India (FTII).

10 Aug 2017


Chak De! India turns ten: Where are the girls now?

Today marks ten years of the 2007 Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Chak De! India, the film that changed the perception of women athletes and Hockey in India.

14 Jan 2017


Film producer Kidwai interrogated in Om Puri's death case

In the case of Om Puri's death, Mumbai police today interrogated film producer Khalid Kidwai.

11 Jan 2017


Om Puri's driver claims actor was intoxicated

According to Om Puri's driver, the actor had consumed alcohol the night before he passed away.

09 Jan 2017


Pak news claims Modi, Doval bumped off Om Puri

A Pakistani news anchor has alleged that Om Puri was bumped off by NSA Ajit Doval at the behest of PM Modi.

06 Jan 2017


Veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri passes away

Veteran Bollywood actor, Om Puri passed away earlier today after suffering a massive heart attack. He was 66 years old.