Staff Correspondent

Three-day drama festival concludes

HUBLI: "Abhinaya Bharati Ranga Prashasti", the annual award instituted by the Abhinaya Bharati, was conferred on theatre artiste Pramod Shiggaon here on Tuesday.

Setu Madhav Manvi, president of Abhinaya Bharati, conferred the award on Pramod Shiggaon on the final day of the three-day festival of drama "Shripati Rangasiri Natakotsava" at Srujana Rangamandir here.

Responding to the honour, Pramod Shiggaon recalled his early days with Abhinaya Bharati, through which he entered the field of theatre.

Reminiscences

"Then, I used to get stipend from the organisation. It is heartening to note that I am being honoured by the same organisation," he said.

Ramakanth Joshi, Arya, Sameer Joshi, G.C. Tallur and Shamsundar Bidarkundi were among those present.

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