100th Divisional Drama Conference, Latur

100th Divisional Drama Conference, Latur

On behalf of the Akhil Bharatiya Natya Parishad, the 100th Divisional Drama Conference was recently held in Latur, marking a historic milestone in the theatrical landscape. This Theatre Conference in Latur, a centennial celebration of dramatic arts, brought together artists, playwrights, and directors from across Maharashtra and beyond. The event showcased Latur’s rich theatrical heritage while highlighting the vibrant theatre community in Maharashtra.

Throughout the five-day festival, attendees enjoyed a diverse array of performances, panel discussions, and workshops, reflecting the dynamic theatre scene in the region. Renowned actor Sandeep Pathak’s captivating one-act comedy ‘Vrahad Chelaya Londonla’, along with comedic farces and bold song programs, provided delightful entertainment for all. The conference also featured insightful discussions on the impact of drama on society, emphasising the role of theatre in shaping cultural narratives and fostering social change.

As part of the festivities, a seminar titled ‘Natak Mere Chashmyatun’ explored the historical significance of the conference and the future of theatre in Maharashtra. Esteemed guests, including actress Sonali Kulkarni, Latur District Collector Nashdai Thakur-Ghuge, and journalist Vilas Bade, engaged in thought-provoking dialogues on Latur’s contribution to theatre and strategies to support emerging talent in the region.

The conference served as a platform for playwrights, directors, and actors to exchange ideas, collaborate on new projects, and celebrate the rich heritage of Indian drama. It showcased the cultural diversity and artistic prowess of Maharashtra’s theatre community, reinforcing Latur’s position as a hub for theatrical innovation and creativity.

Looking ahead, the conference laid the foundation for continued growth and development in the field of theatre, inspiring future generations of artists to explore new horizons and push the boundaries of creative expression. As we reflect on the highlights of the 100th Drama Conference, we celebrate the enduring legacy of theatre in Latur and anticipate a bright future for the dramatic arts in Maharashtra.