Renowned theatre actress Jalabala Vaidya passed away
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Noted theatre actress and co-founder of Akshara Theater Jalabala Vaidya passed away on April 9, 2023.
An Overview of the News
- Jalabala Vaidya started her theatrical journey in 1968 with 'Full Circle'.
- Vaidya was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi's Tagore Award, the Delhi Natya Sangh Award and the Andhra Pradesh Natya Akademi Award.
- Vaidya's passing is a great loss to the theatre community, and his legacy will continue to inspire and influence generations of theatre artists to come.
About Delhi Natya Sangh Awards
- It is an annual award for excellence in Indian theatre.
- It was established in 1956 by the Delhi Natya Sangh Sangathan.
- The award is given to individuals who have made significant contributions to Indian theatre, such as actors, directors and playwrights.
- Several eminent theatre personalities including Habib Tanveer, Badal Sarkar and Ibrahim Alkazi have received the award.
About Andhra Pradesh Natya Akademi Award
- It is an award for contribution to theatre and performing arts in Andhra Pradesh and is presented annually by the Andhra Pradesh Natya Akademi.
- It is one of the highest honours in the field of theatre in the state and the recipients are selected by a panel of experts in the field.
- The award ceremony is generally held during the state level theatre festival.
- Recipients are recognized for excellence in acting, directing, playwriting and technical aspects of theatre production.
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