Department of Indian Theatre, Panjab University will stage their annual
production Heer Ranjha designed and directed by Dr.Navdeep Kaur on May 9-12 at 7:30 pm at the Open Air Theatre. A press conference was held at the
department on Tuesday. Chairperson,Dr. Navdeep Kaur shared that the play
has been written by Ekam Manuke and the reason to choose this play was to revive the folk trations and culture of Punjab. The students of MA first and second year will be performing in the two hour play. The music has been produced by Tejinder Gill, assistant director, department of youth welfare. Thelighting has been designed by Souti Chakraborty from National School of Drama.
The production took two months to prepare and students from different states will be performing in Punjabi.
Dr. Navdeep Kaur – DIRECTOR
Dr. Navdeep Kaur, presently the Chairperson of Department of Indian Theatre is Doctorate in Theatre from Punjabi University Patiala. A gold
medallist in Post Graduation (Theatre & Television Department) has been awarded with University Fellowship for P. hd. She has been teaching Theatre/Dramatic Arts (P.G classes and Ph.D scholars) in the Department of Indian Theatre, Panjab University Chandigarh, since last 12 years. She has been awarded for contribution in Performing Arts (2016-17). An administrator, teacher and performer Dr Navdeep Kaur has been acted in various plays, Tv serials,Telefilms, Feature films and directed many play. She has published various research papers and a book on theatre.