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 theatre actor and screenwriter Akash Khurana; founder of India Foundation for the Arts Anmol Vellani; popular Indian actress Ila Arun; actor Kulbhushan Kharbanda; and Director of the India Habitat Centre Sunit Tandon, among others.
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.
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 Shri Ram Centre and Kamani Auditorium here.
Promoted by the Mahindra Group as part of its cultural outreach, META is curated by Teamwork Arts. The award ceremony was held on Tuesday night.
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