India Famous Theatre Directors from India

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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 on Wikipedia

Age: 82

Birthplace: Bangalore, India

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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 which moved to Mumbai in March 2007. The school also got him recognition, as some of the alumni went on to become Bollywood actors, including Shahrukh Khan, Manoj Bajpai, Samir Soni and Shiney Ahuja, as well as Hollywood stars like Freida Pinto. He has been based in India since 1969. After shifting to Mumbai his acting school was opened in Mumbai as 'The Barry John Acting Studio', situated in ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 74

Birthplace: Coventry, England

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

Birthplace: Kendrapara, India

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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 during this period he produced and adapted several plays. Today, he is most known for his soaring Sanskrit recitation through a two-hour audio program, Mahishashura Mardini, a collection of shlokas and songs broadcast by All India Radio Calcutta at 4:00 am, in the dawn of Mahalaya. He also acted and directed several plays in Bengali theatre and even wrote screenplay for film, Nishiddha Phal. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 86 (1905-1991)

Birthplace: Kolkata, India

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