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List of notable or famous theatre directors from India, with bios and photos, including the top theatre directors born in India and even some popular theatre directors who immigrated to India. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Indian theatre directors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These theatre directors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known theatre director from India is included when available.

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This historic theatre directors from India list can help answer the questions "Who are some Indian theatre directors of note?" and "Who are the most famous theatre directors from India?" These prominent theatre directors of India may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Indian theatre directors.

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Anthony Page is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Theatre Directors from India
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Anthony Page is a British stage and film director. ...more

Age: 81

Birthplace: Karnataka, Eurasia, India, Bangalore Urban district, Bangalore

Profession: Television director, Theatre Director, Writer, Film Director

Credits: The Missiles of October, The Lady Vanishes, Monte Carlo, Masterpiece, Middlemarch, + more

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Barry John is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Theatre Directors from India
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Barry John is a British born, Indian theatre director and teacher, who was the Founder-Director of 'Theatre Action Group', one of the early theatre groups based in Delhi. In 1997, he launched Imago Media Company, along with Sanjay Sujitabh, and also started Imago Acting School in Delhi, both of ...more

Age: 73

Birthplace: Coventry, England

Profession: Theatre Director, Actor, Teacher

Credits: Gandhi, The Chess Players, Tere Bin Laden, The Great Indian Butterfly, Chittagong, + more

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Bijay Mohanty is a film actor of Oriya cinema. He won the National Film Awards. ...more

Birthplace: Kendrapara, India

Profession: Theatre Director, Theater Performer, Actor

Credits: Kali Sankar, Lal Tuku Tuku Sadhaba Bahu, Naga Phasa, Sahara Jaluchi, Mate Ta Love Helare, + more

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Birendra Krishna Bhadra is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Theatre Directors from India
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Birendra Krishna Bhadra was an Indian broadcaster, playwright, actor, reciter and theatre director from Kolkata, and a contemporary of Pankaj Mallick and Kazi Nazrul Islam. He worked for the All India Radio, India's National Radio broadcaster for several years during its early, starting 1930s, and ...more

Age: Died at 86 (1905-1991)

Birthplace: Kolkata, India

Profession: Theatre Director, Actor, Presenter, Playwright

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