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Mahindra theatre awards presented in 14 categories

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The theatre fraternity came together here for (META) where awards were given in 14 categories.

Veteran Mahesh Elkunchwar, critically acclaimed and widely known for having experimented with a wide range of drama, was presented the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.

The jury for the 14th edition of META comprised and screenwriter Akash Khurana; of India Foundation for the Arts Anmol Vellani; popular Indian Ila Arun; Kulbhushan Kharbanda; and of the India Habitat Centre Sunit Tandon,

Hindi adaptation 'Andha Yug' won the 2019 META for Best Play along with Prakash Mangaldin Singh winning for Best Stage Design and Sajida Saji winning for Best Costume.

'Agarbatti' by Samagam Rangmandal bagged Best and Best Light Design for and Best Original Script for

Malayalam production 'Chillara Samaram' from School Of Theatre, won two awards including and Best Choreography.

This year's edition of the festival saw a total of 414 entries, which were viewed by an eminent selection committee. Shortlisted plays were then presented at and Kamani Auditorium here.

Promoted by the as part of its cultural outreach, META is curated by Teamwork Arts. The award ceremony was held on Tuesday night.



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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 15:44 IST