National Drama Festival to be held in Hyderabad
Many feel that Telugu theatre is not on par with the theatre movement like Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati, Hindi, etc. where it is at its zenith. Though much has been done to elevate it in terms of script, music, dance, song and other embellishing ingredients, Telugu theatre suffers from lack of attractive histrionic presentations. It is also popularly felt that it is lagging behind in the field of Music, Sets and Light design and Aesthetics. There is no dearth of writers, actors, directors and musicians in Telugu. But the only thing to be supplemented to Telugu theatre is in terms of tuning Telugu drama on line with the latest performing skills. We felt that this could be achieved by a meaningful and purposeful exchange of ideas with the successful theatre movements like Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati, Hindi and other languages where theatre is at its zenith and hence this festival.
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