Achyut Lahkar an Expert Theatre Personality is No More [ Current Affairs ]
Achyut Lahkar a well-known theatre personality, playwright and doyen of Assam’s mobile theatre movement passed away in Pathsala, Assam due to a protracted illness at the age of 85 years. He was measured as the father of the Bhryamyman or Mobile Theatre of Assam.
- During 1960s he had given birth to mobile theatre in Assam.
About Achyut Lahkar
- He was born in 1931 at Pathsala, Assam.
- He entered in a theatre enthusiast from his childhood days.
- He was an original actor, dramatist, director and manufacturer and theatrical numerous memorable plays on the mobile theatre stage.
- He had created Nataraj Theatre, the first mobile theatre company of Assam in 1963, which later gave the mobile theatre movement the shape of a successful entertainment industry.
- He also had worked as published and edited an illustrated magazine called Deepawali for some time.
- Awards and Honours:
- Kamal Kumari National Award in 1997
- Mancha Prabhakar Award
- Bhaben Barua Award
- Braja Nath Sarma Award
- Published on: June 13, 2016