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Randeep Hooda pays tribute to Ebrahim Alkazi

Randeep Hooda pays tribute to Ebrahim Alkazi

Mumbai, Aug 4 (SocialNews.XYZ) Actor Randeep Hooda has dedicated his latest Twitter post to the late Ebrahim Alkazi, considered the father of modern Indian theatre.

Alkazi, the first Director of National School of Drama (NSD), passed away in Delhi on Tuesday. He was 94.

 

"The Guru of Gurus so many have learnt from and tried to emulate .. Ebrahim Alkazi - the real father of Modern Indian Theatre .. may the light you shone keep shining through countless others as it shines through now .. Rest in Peace," tweeted Randeep on Tuesday.

Alkazi, an avid art connoisseur and collector founded Art Heritage Gallery in New Delhi. He had staged more than 50 plays during his distinguished career and won the BBC Broadcasting Award in 1950.

Some of the major plays directed by him include "Tuglaq" (Girish Karnad), "Ashadh Ka Ek Din" (Mohan Rakesh), Dharamvir Bharti's "Andha Yug", besides several Greek tragedies and Shakespeare's works.

Alkazi was a recipient of the Padma Vibhushan (2010), Padma Bhushan (1991) and Padma Shri (1966) honours. He had also trained some of the best known Indian talents, including Naseeruddin Shah and Om Puri.

Source: IANS

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