Budreti's Tribute to the Great Novelist and actor
Ashwini Bhatt



Architect, Urban Planner and Theatre Person Ms. Manvita Baradi Visited Rome and had a firsthand experience of the Architecture of Greek Theatre last month.
  • She later last month also went to London and witnessed the Play 'Henry the 5th' at the Globe Theatre, London
  • She Also Visited Delhi to participate in a committee for various preparations for the next Bharat Rangam Festival of National School of Drama. She Devoted her time to Script Selection.



Budreti's Tribute to the Great Actor Pratap Oza, who recently Passed away. This Interview was recorded a decade ago at TMC.
Interview with Actor/Director Pratap Oza by Hasmukh Baradi on 15-10-2003, at Theatre Media Centre, Ahmedabad.



The fourth course of Video-Film making, recognised by Saurastra University was successfully completed in April, 2011.

Admissions for the fifth batch are now open.



Hasmukh Baradi produced two Documentaries on theatre research after visiting Dolavira (Kuchchh), and realized that the long stretch of land in the old Harappan city could be a stadium for various performing arts, 5000 years ago. Well known archeologists Ravindra Bisht, and Director of Archeology, Gujarat State, Y S Ravat had earlier noted the stadium for various entertainment activities. Documentaries

To finally come to conclusion about its being the FIRST theatre of the world Theatre Media Center and Gujarat Sangit Natak Academy, Gujarat Govt. organised two-day seminar on 3-4 February, 2011, inviting archeologists, architects, Sanskrit scholars and theatre people, to discuss in detail taking stock of the material on Dholavira.

They found that Gujarat can take pride of having the home of the first world theatre on its soil.

A research book is to be now published on the findings


Centenary of an actor

On the occasion of the birth centenary of well known actor Pransukh Nayak, Gujarat Sangit Natak Academy invited three directors to perform the plays earlier performed by the actor- Hasmukh Baradi-"Bhadram Bhadra", Archan Trivedi-"Mithyabhiman", and Nimesh Desai-"Ramlo Robinhood".


A Documentary on Architecture of Gujarat

Hasmukh Baradi produced a documentary on "Architecture of Gujarat” for Information Department of Gujarat Govt. It was shot by Ravji Sondarva and edited by Killol Parmar.

One play in two styles

Ms Anshu Adrekar performed one-actor playlet Bavari in two productions in two styles- abstract and realistic.
On the occasion of the performance, two budding writers were awarded TMC Awards.

Ranglo !

On the occasion of World Theatre Day, 27th March,2011, Theatre Media Centre invited well known actor  of yester years, Shree Jyanti Patel"Ranglo" to perform his unique play, "Natak Sathe  Jatra".
The presentation was supported by musician Anand Mitra. The presentation was designed by Killol Parmar.


The fourth course of Video-Film making, recognised by Saurastra University was successfully completed in April, 2011.

Admissions for the fifth batch are now open.

The Play Suyodhan

The re-interpreted character of Duryodhana based on Bhas plays was an important production of TMC this year. Written by Hasmukh Baradi, Directed by Janak Dave, it was enacted by Nisarg Trivedi and Vishal Vaishya in the Sanskrit Natya Mahotsav at Sanskrit University Veraval.
The play was developed in discussions with Sanskrit scholars and directors during last two years.


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