The Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META) and Festival 2020 is going ahead and celebrating its 15th landmark edition with a first-of-its-kind virtual awards ceremony on August 30th! The ceremony will feature an online event with leading theatre personalities including past and present nominees and META awardees.

The lead-up to the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards 2020 will include a three-week-long celebration, including a Theatre Critics Conference on August 10th, the launch of the first-ever published edition of the ‘META Best Original Script’ on August 18th, a tribute on August 23rd for the META 2020 Lifetime Achievement Awardee Barry John and culminate in a pioneering virtual Awards Ceremony on August 30th.

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Plays Submitted

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Artistes

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What theatre veterans say about META

Best Play

For The Record

Best Director

Sahidul Haque

The Old Man

Best Director

Nikhil Mehta

For The Record

Best Stage Design

Suveeran

Bhaskara Pattelarum Thommiyude Jeevithavum

WINNER
2020

Best Actor in a Lead Role (Female)

Kriti Pant

For The Record

Best Actor in a Lead Role (Male)

Niranjan Nath

The Old Man

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female)

Dhwani Vij

For The Record

Best Choreography

Sahidul Haque

The Old Man

Best Costume Design

Apratim Sarkar

Ghoom Nei

Best Costume Design

Turna Das

Ghoom Nei

Best Ensemble

For The Record

Best Innovative Sound Design

Debdeep Mukherjee

Ghoom Nei

Best Light Design

Soumen Chakraborty

Ghoom Nei

Best Light Design

Tapan Kr Baruah

The Old Man

Best Original Script

Dhwani Vij

For The Record

Best Original Script

Krittika Bhattacharjee

For The Record

Best Original Script

Kriti Pant

For The Record

Best Original Script

Kshitij Mervin

For The Record

Best Original Script

Neel Sengupta

For The Record

Best Original Script

Niharika Lyra Dutt

For The Record

Best Original Script

Nikhil Mehta

For The Record

Best Original Script

Prashant Prakash

For The Record