State Times NewsJAMMU: The 35th day of Natrang’s International Talk show, live on its Facebook page, was elevated by the commendable pondering about ‘Vision of Theatre’ by Govind Namdev, an eminent theatre, film and television actor/director and senior NSD graduate.Introducing Govind Namdev, Natrang’s senior artist Neeraj Kant informed that Govind Namdev is a senior graduate from National School of Drama who has also done acting course from Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.He has the experience of 11 years with National School of Drama Repertory (The National Repertory of India) as professional actor. He has done many remarkable plays which were showcased all over the world.In an informative session, ace actor Govind narrated his journey of theatre and also expressed his thought provoking vision of theatre.He recalled that once in Germany, on hearing a quotation that, ‘Theatre is a great teacher for the people who work for it’, he started doing self-analysis that how much he has learned from theatre and he could realize that theatre has been a great teacher for him and with its transforming qualities, it has made him a different person over the years.For Govind, the process of rehearsal is very reformative as actors get to know each other thoroughly and also get acquainted with the characters.Highlighting the importance of theatre, he asserted that theatre speaks of change, humanity, a better world and the same qualities are imbibed by the theatre practitioners.Thus, Govind believed that if theatre is introduced as a subject in schools and colleges, it would definitely make the society better.He terms his time spent at NSD repertory as his golden time where he worked for 11 years and worked under eminent directors of the world and learnt a lot.Narrating his journey in theatre, he allegorically presented it extracting some teachings and lessons for all.His childhood at Sagar had a lasting impact on him and as a child he got inspired by his father, he wanted to excel in every field and very early he could realize that hard work, practice and persistence are the keys to success. He attributed his passion to excel to his father.Those who are coordinating this mega online event include Anil Tickoo, Neeraj Kant, Suresh Kumar, Sanjeev Gupta, Vikrant Sharma, Sumeet Sharma, Aarushi Thakur Rana, Mohd. Yaseen, Gauri Thakur, Rahul Singh and Pankush Verma.
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