Theatre doyen Ebrahim Alkazi dies at 94


New Delhi, August 4

Theatre doyen and legendary trainer Ebrahim Alkazi died on Tuesday afternoon after struggling a coronary heart assault, his son stated. He was 94.

Alkazi, who was the longest serving director of the National School of Drama, produced performs reminiscent of “Girish Karnad’s “Tughlaq” and Dharamvir Bharati’s “Andha Yug”.

He mentored generations of actors, together with Naseeruddin Shah and Om Puri. 

“Dad died this evening at 2.45 pm after a massive heart attack. He was admitted to the Escorts hospital the day before yesterday,” his son Feisal Alkazi stated. — PTI

 



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