Ram Gopal Bajaj

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Ram Gopal Bajaj

Padmashree Professor Ram Gopal Bajaj is an eminent theatre personality of India. He has been the Director of National School of Drama from November 1995 to Sept.2001. He has also been Chief of the National School of Repertory Company from 1988 to 1994.One of the most reputed directors of Indian theatre, some of his productions with NSD and its Repertory company were landmark. He possesses wide range of experience as an actor on stage, Radio, TV & Films. He is an all rounder well versed in all departments of Theatre including make-up, Production design and stage lighting. He has a unique of presentation and recitation of poetry.During his tenure as The Director, NSD..., he has contributed immensely for the excellence of the institution. Apart from strengthening the academic and artistic activities of the school, he's also diversified various other activities like extension program, Publication and documentation program. He solely conceived and organized Jashn-e-Bachpan (National Children Theatre Festival), an important and unique event with participation of major children Theatre Groups from all over the country. He also introduced Bharat Rang Mahotsava a major theatre festival of India. This festival was organized in 1999 as part of the golden jubilee celebrations of India's Independence and the festivals held subsequently in 2000 and 2001 by him were great success. Now these have become very important regular theatre event in India with International participation.

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Date of Birth:
5 March 1940
Gender:
Male
Country:
India