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All the world is a stage and all of us actors said Shakespear many decades ago and today all the spiritual gurus are saying the same thing. That universe unfolds a drama and all of us play our parts. To make life more interesting @eplogmedia presents a new show Rangmanch where we introduce you to theatre personalities from all genres and languages. These actors/ writers/ directors will share their characters and vision. So get ready for interesting behind the scene stories.

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All the world is a stage and all of us actors said Shakespear many decades ago and today all the spiritual gurus are saying the same thing. That universe unfolds a drama and all of us play our parts. To make life more interesting @eplogmedia presents a new show Rangmanch where we introduce you to theatre personalities from all genres and languages. These actors/ writers/ directors will share their characters and vision. So get ready for interesting behind the scene stories.

    Ep.22 Shreyas Talpade shares the secret behind his OTT venture Nine R s

    Ep.22 Shreyas Talpade shares the secret behind his OTT venture Nine R s

    Artist, Actor, Producer, Director, and an Entrepreneur, Shreyas Talpade is popularly recognized as an Indian actor, who appears in Marathi and Hindi films. He, however, began his journey as a theatre artist, where he gathered immense love, art and confidence to venture into mainstream entertainment.
    Since the start of his career, he has donned many successful hats of being an Artist, an Actor, a Director and also a Producer. He constantly kept climbing the ladder upwards, adding newer roles and skill sets to his professional journey.
    This attitude has got him to now begin his entrepreneurial journey with his new venture – Nine R s , an OTT platform exclusively for Theatre & Performing Arts.

    Listen to him share his journey and also talk about the vision behind Nine Rãsã only on Rangmanch with Bhawana Somaaya

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    • 27 min
    Ep.21 The Empress of Gujarati theatre Meenal Patel talks about the transition from the golden era to the new age of theatre

    Ep.21 The Empress of Gujarati theatre Meenal Patel talks about the transition from the golden era to the new age of theatre

    Meenal Patel is quite literally the empress of Gujarati Theatre. Her fans squeal in delight everytime she is on the stage, and writers and directors are promoted to a new pedestal when she affirms to be in their productions.
    From rangmanch to television & now the digital Media, Patel has over the decades have adjusted and excelled on all the platforms. 

    Listen to her not just share her life, but also how the theatre industry has evolved over the years!

    Only on Ragmanch with Bhawana Somaaya!

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    • 26 min
    Ep.20 Preeta Mathur Thakur of ANK Studios talks about the influencers in her life

    Ep.20 Preeta Mathur Thakur of ANK Studios talks about the influencers in her life

    Preeta Mathur Thakur has been working on the Hindi Theatre Stage for the last 30 years. With about 4000 shows of more than 50 plays behind her, Preeta has a large and varied experience to draw from.

    Preeta began her career in professional Theatre with The Indian People’s Theatre Association

    (IPTA)  under the influence of and inspiration from veterans like A K Hangal, M S Sathyu, Javed Siddiqui, Sudhir Pandey, Mushtaq Khan, Sulbha Arya, Ramesh Talwar, Kuldeep Singh and other seniors

    After a few important plays with IPTA, Preeta moved on to Dinesh Thakur’s ANK, one of the the most prolific Theatre Groups of the country. Preeta saw great growth with Ank under the stewardship of Dinesh Thakur whom she regards as her Guru. Her oeuvre with Ank includes the big playwrights of our times like Mohan Rakesh, Vijay Tendulkar, Girish Karnad, Badal Sarkar, Neil Simon, George Bernard Shaw, Shakespeare, Oliver Goldsmith, Agatha Christie, Ranbir Sinh, Rabindranath Tagore, Mohan Katdare, Satish Alekar, Mahesh Elkunchwar, Asghar Wajahat etc. as well as a whole host of genres from comedy to tragedy.

    Preeta has also worked in television beginning with Shyam Benegal’s Bharat Ek Khoj to M S Sathyu’s Kayar, Kundan Shah’s Manoranjan, DD’s popular Kashish etc, Telefilms for DD  like Chauthi Ka Joda etc and hosting a programme on Zee with Tom Alter.

    Preeta’s film work has mainly been interesting cameo’s with directors Shyam Benegal, Kundan Shah, Raj Kumar Santoshi, Prakash Mehra, Basu Bhattacharya, Amol Palekar

    Preeta has also been essaying an important corporate role as a senior Finance and Procurement Executive with Cement major ACC Ltd. for almost 30 years

    Preeta now heads Ank Theatre Group and in her most recent work on stage has been directed by Devendra Raj Ankur, Ram Gopal Bajaj, Ashok Mishra, Veena Bakshi, Amol Palekar and Brandon Hill. Apart from having Articles on theatre published and designing innovative narration of unusual stories online during lockdown times,  Preeta has also been directing plays and conducting acting workshops and training for Ank.  Preeta is now putting the finishing touches to a major play written by her which she will be directing for Ank.

    Preeta is considered a respected game-changer in the theatre world,  possessing unique knowledge and first-hand experience,  being a revolutionary theatre personality and actress with over 30 years of experience in the Hindi theatre world.

    Having now moved out of her Corporate role, Preeta is ready to experiment afresh with Film and digital platforms.

    Listen to her amazing journey on this episode of Rangmanch with Bhawana Somaaya.

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    • 31 min
    Ep.19 Bhamini Oza Gandhi shares her rangmanch stories

    Ep.19 Bhamini Oza Gandhi shares her rangmanch stories

    Bhamini Oza has explored a broad spectrum of the entertainment industry. Her experience by far has been the epitome of versatility. Being an active part of the theatre world for over 2 decades her plays including “The waiting rooms”, “Ek chokri saav anokhi”, “Chaa chok Chovis”,7*3=21, and “Sir Sir Sarla” was applauded by the audience and received immense success and appreciation.  

    Her television experience includes multiple languages, Hindi serials like “Khichdi”, “Chup Chup ke”, na bole tum na maine kuchh kaha and “Sarabhai vs Sarabhai” and“ Aprajita” “Bhale Padhariya” and many more in Gujarati, Not to forget her experiences in Marathi television as well. 

    Apart from the astonishing world of acting, she has also been able to expand her horizon towards the direction and assisted Mrs. Jyoti Vyas in “Paarki Thapan” and Also, Mr. Rajesh Deshpande in “Kumari Gangubai Nonmetric”.

    Her contribution to the Web series has also been fruitful and celebrated in a Hindi series called “The Heartbreak Hotel”. Her upcoming project includes the Gujarati film “Avartan” which is in process of shooting.

    Listen to her amazing journey on this episode of Rangmanch with Bhawana Somaaya.

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    • 22 min
    Ep.18 Annup Sonii shares his learnings and experiences from NSD and working in all visual mediums

    Ep.18 Annup Sonii shares his learnings and experiences from NSD and working in all visual mediums

    On Rangmanch, Annup Sonii joins Bhawana Somaaya to share his journey from Rajasthan to the prestigious National School Of Drama to one of the most popular crime series - Crime Patrol. 

    He also talks about his learnings & experiences from the various mediums- Theatre, Television, Films, and now web series.

    Listen to his illustrious journey on this episode of Rangmanch with Bhawana Somaaya

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    • 24 min
    Ep.17 Veteran theatre, tv, and film director Ramesh Talwar shares his theatre experiences

    Ep.17 Veteran theatre, tv, and film director Ramesh Talwar shares his theatre experiences

    Ramesh Talwar is an Indian film, theatre, television and film director, co-producer and actor. Talwar began his career as a child artist in Love In Simla, Dhool Ka Phool & Phool aur Kaliyan which was a National Award winner – Gold medal for best children's film.

    Besides his dedication towards films, Talwar has been an Ardent Theatre personality as well. His association with theatre goes back to his childhood days when he joined Juhu Art Theatre which had personalities as members in the likes of Balraj Sahni. He was active as a theatre actor from 1959–1974. Acting took a back seat from 1975–1998 when he chose to be assistant director, later director in films, then tele films, tele serials and as theatre director. He made a comeback to theatre acting in 1999.

    During his college days he actively participated in the intercollegiate drama competitions as a director and actor.

    In 1968, Talwar joint IPTA (Indian Peoples Theatre Association) Bombay. He has done many plays with IPTA over the years.

    Listen to his illustrious journey on this episode of Rangmanch with Bhawana Somaaya

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