Noted Playwright and Actor Achyut Lahkar passes away

Posted on:13 Jun 2016 14:15:54
Noted Playwright and Actor Achyut Lahkar passes away
13 June 2016 Current Affairs: Noted playwright and actor Achyut Lahkar, doyen of Assam’s mobile theatre movement, passed away on 12 June 2016 following a protracted illness. He was 85.

Lahkar was the pioneering dramatist, veteran actor director and producer who staged numerous memorable plays in mobile theatre.

Achyut Lahkar : Born in 1931, Lahkar, a theatre enthusiast from his childhood days.He founded Nataraj Theatre, the first Mobile Theatre Company of Assam in 1963 which performed across Assam and in other states for nearly 40 years.Lahkar was considered to be the father of the Bhramyaman or Mobile Theatre of Assam.Before venturing into mobile theatre, Lahkar published and edited an Assamese illustrated magazine called Deepawali for some time in 1952.He was awarded the Kamal Kumari National Award in 1997.He also received the Bhaben Barua Award, Mancha Prabhakar Award and Braja Nath Sarma Award.

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