Category: Interviews

Conversation with Sushama Deshpande

Sushama Deshpande An actor, director, playwright, author, and theatre activist, Sushama Deshpande, a communications professional, is passionate about theatre. As the proprietor of Anjor Communications, she’s spearheaded a number of documentary films on issues like women, health, social standing, and politics. Through her work, Sushama aims to apply different cultural forms and communication techniques like theatre to empower women and men around the globe.

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Conversation with Abhiram Bhadkamkar

Abhiram Bhadkamkar Abhiram Bhadkamkar has made a significant impact in film, theatre and literature. He is a playwright and an author, and has also worked as an actor and director for his own scripts. Abhiram’s plays are performed in a myriad of languages including Marathi, Hindi, Kannada, and Gujarati. His directed film projects have been presented and well-received at international and national film festivals, while his film acting endeavors have won him praise and awards. He is also an internationally published author.

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Conversation with Geetanjali Kulkarni and Padma Damodaran

Geetanjali Kulkarni, an alumnus of National School of Drama (1996), is an actor working in professional as well as experimental plays in Marathi and Hindi.
Padma Damodaran is a Mumbai-based actor, director, writer and trainer, who has experience across genres and mediums. With vast expertise in performing in plays, films and web series, Padma has dabbled in both contemporary and classical genres.

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Conversation with Chinmay Mandlekar

Chinmay Mandlekar – An alumnus of the National School of Drama, Mandlekar has written, directed, and acted in successful plays such as Bechaki, Albatya Galbatya and Sukhanshi Bhandto Aamhi. In films, Mandlekar is active as an actor and a writer and has starred in Marathi movies like Zenda, Morya, and Gajaar: Journey of the Soul. On the small screen, his role opposite Mrunal Dusanis in the hit TV serial ‘Tu Tithe Me’ turned him into a household name in Maharashtra. Mandlekar is also the screenplay writer for the hit marathi TV series’ Asambhav, Eka Lagnachi Dusri Goshta and Eka Lagnachi Teesri Goshta.

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Conversation with Hrishikesh Joshi

HRISHIKESH JOSHI Born in Kolhapur, Hrishikesh Joshi is a Marathi actor known for his fluent performances across movies, television and theatre. His roles in Harishchandrachi Factory, Yellow (2014 film), Aajcha Divas Majha and Vishnupant Damle: The Unsung Hero of Talkies among others won him recognition and appreciation of noted theatre professionals.

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