Polishing Gems at Raipur… Making of an actor!

Knock…..Knock….Knock…and ripple effect was created by Art Hulchul team in Raipur by organizing theatre festival (10th April’11 to 4th May’11) to pay tribute to Late Habib Tanvir.

This is first ever step being taken to promote theatre/performing arts in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. ArtHulchal is giving chance to act /perform in forthcoming films of the Chhattisgarh to those who are participating in the Natya mandali workshop.

Currently Manish Joshi is conducted theatre workshop as a part of “Dil Se Drama‘ team in Raipur, Chhattisgarh – India. He will be teaching participants about basics of theatre and will prepare them for grand finale on 4th May’11. The entire event is being conducted under the aegis of “Art Hulchul” group of Raipur.


Brief about Manish Joshi:

Manish Joshi Bismil is a young Indian theatre director trained by the HCRFTA (a leading drama institute of India supported by the National School of Drama) under guidance of Sanjay Upadhyay, Suresh Sharma, Rajeev Manchanda, Alok Chaterjee and various famous theatre personalities of India. He started his theatre career in the small city of Hisar, India under Rajesh Kapoor and Sushil Chabra. There he took part in a number of plays and until he was admitted to the HCRFTA. After his education, he decided to make his career in direction and has directed more than 30 full-length plays and nearly 1,000 street performances. He has also worked with eminent theatre personalities like Tom AlterZohra Segal,Habib TanveerNandita DasSushma Seth and many more theatre personalities from abroad. Besides his excellent theatre career he is a noted puppeteer too. He learnt puppetry from Pooran Bhaat known as master puppeteer in India. Manish has performed more than 400 puppetry shows all over India. Nowadays he is involved in his new project named as THEATRE ON BIKES. He is only director in whole world who is starting this type of unique form of theatre.Through this project he will be touring all over India and will perform more than 1,000 shows in four months. Recently he has performed his very famous solo theatrical piece Kahani Rangkarmi Ki at World performing arts festival held at Lahore, Pakistan and at Shanghai Performing arts festival,China. The play kahani rangkarmi ki is the world’s first complete solo theatrical production where the actor himself operates lights and music along with writing, acting and directing the play.Presently he is a freelance theatre director and working with Kingdom of dreams, Gurgaon.

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