Encouraging Talent in Theatre
through The Vinod Doshi Fellowship in Performing Arts
The Vinod Doshi Fellowship in Performing Arts commemorates the boundless passion and support of the legendary experimental theatre aficionado, Shri Vinod Doshi, our former Chairman.
Every year, on the occasion of his birth anniversary, the Sahitya Rangabhoomi Pratishtan bestows 5 talented up-coming theatre persons with the ‘Vinod Doshi Fellowship in Performing Arts’ in the domain of Marathi and Hindi theatre.
On February 13th, ’11, for the third consecutive year, these fellowships were conferred to 5 deserving artists. Each award of Rs 1 lakh donated by the Lalchand Hirachand Premier Trust is intended to support the artists for a year while they focus on their creative theatrical aspirations.
Furthermore, the annual Vinod Doshi Theatre Festival (February 22-26, ‘11) was sponsored by Premier Ltd. This year, two of the five directors, Ms. Irawati Karnik and Mr. Hidayat Sami, were former awarded recipients of the Vinod Doshi Fellowship in Performing Arts (2009).