The Director

Shri Chittaranjan Tripathy
Director, National School of Drama

Mr. Chittaranjan Tripathy, is an accomplished director, writer, actor, and musician. He completed his M.A. in Sociology at the University of Hyderabad before joining the National School of Drama, where he specialized in acting. With a strong foundation in music from his father, a pala gayak, he further honed his skills under Guru Shri Bhaskar Chandra Das and obtained Sangeet Visharad in Oddisi vocal from Prachin Kala Kendra, Chandigarh. Additionally, he pursued musical theatre at the Guildford School of Acting in the UK under the Charles Wallace fellowship.

Mr. Tripathy is a practicing director/writer/actor/musician in the areas of theatre, television and film. He has directed plays for many leading theatre groups and repertory companies including the National School of Drama Repertory Company, the Shri Ram Centre Repertory and the Sahitya Kala Parishad Rang Mandal.

Some of his most popular plays include Taj Mahal Ka Tender with NSD Repertory Company; Capitol Express, Arre Mayavi Sarovar with SRC Repertory; Ladi Nazaria and Humare Sheher Ke Romeo Juliet with Sahitya Kala Parishad Rang Mandal; Gunno Bai and Yahudi ki Ladki with Yavanika; Darling Darling and TajMahal Ka Udghatan with Navras, and Are Shareef Log and Shabarh Anarkali with Masosa, Nsd student productions ‘Cjor Machaye Shor, Rat Baki, Shorwala Natak, Andhera Kamra Sacha Pyaar and many more.

Mr. Tripathy has acted in many Oriya ad Hindi films like, Dasvi, Shubh Mangal Savdhan, Kanpuriye, Mukkabaz, Chhapak, A Gentleman, Delhi -6, Phantom, Talvar, Zubaan, Tera Mera Tedha Medha, Mukhyamantri, Pramod Gupta J.E and many more. He has composed hundreds of songs for theatre, film & T.V. He has directed many feature films in odia & hindi ‘Dhauli Express, Mukhyamantri, Pramod Gupta J.E and more. He has acted in short films as well he was given best supporting actor award for his role in the Hindi short film ‘Biscut’ at Chile international film festival. He has showcased his talent in web series likes “Sacred Games” (as Trivedi), “Rasbhari”, “Raktanchal”, “Farzi” and “MOM.”

 

Previous Directors

  1. Shri Satu Sen – 1959-61
  2. Shri E. Alkazi – 1962-77
  3. Shri B.V.Karanth – 1977-82
  4. Prof. B.M.Shah – 1982-84
  5. Prof. Mohan Maharishi – 1984-86
  6. Shri Ratan Thiyam – 1987-88
  7. Prof. Kirti Jain – 1988-95
  8. Prof. Ram Gopal Bajaj – 1995-Sept.2001
  9. Prof.Devendra Raj Ankur – 2001-July 3 2007
  10. Dr. Anuradha Kapur – 2007 – April 2013
  11. Prof. Waman Kendre – 2013 – Sep 2018
  12. Shri. Suresh Sharma
  13. Professor (Dr.) Ramesh Chandra Gaur

Theater Gallery

NSD Location

National School of Drama
Bahawalpur House, Bhagwandas Road, New Delhi - 110 001
Tel - 011-23389402




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