Kolkata Group Wins 4 Awards at META 2020


The new Bengali production by the young group Ichchhemato, Ghum Nei, won four of the fourteen awards presented at the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards this year, in META’s first-ever online ceremony last night. They won for Best Male Supporting Actor (Koushik Kar), Best Costume Design (Turna Das and Apratim Sarkar), Best Sound Design (Debdeep Mukherjee) and Best Light Design (Soumen Chakraborty). Saurav Palodhi directed this new interpretation of one of Utpal Dutt’s earliest plays, first staged by Shilpiman as far back as 1959, and showed how sociopolitically relevant it is today.