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Shyamanand Jalan's death condoled

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Shyamanand Jalan
Shyamanand Jalan

NEW DELHI: Members of Sangeet Natak Akademi and its associate bodies have expressed grief at the demise of eminent theatre personality and former vice-chairman of the Akademi, Shyamanand Jalan.

A recipient of the Sangeet Natak Akademi award for direction, Jalan passed away after a long illness in Kolkata on Monday.

Born in Bihar, Jalan studied law and headed a legal firm in Kolkata but at the same time worked for theatre both as an actor and director.

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