Renowned theatre actress Jalabala Vaidya passed away

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Renowned theatre actress Jalabala Vaidya passed away

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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