About Haoai (The Eleventh Planet)
Best Director & Best Actor in a Lead Role (Male)
Goutam Halder has worked as Director and leading Actor in several prestigious plays. He has received many State awards for Best director, Best set design. He was also bestowed with various scholarships, fellowships and grants for his work in Painting. Goutam has conducted research based workshops based on community art activities in the interior territories of India, in Santiniketan and with Asians residing in Bristol, England.
He has been actively involved in Site specific installations and performance and participated in seminars in India and abroad. His exhibitions collaborating with different organisations on varied topics have been highly appreciated. He was selected as Young face for the third phase of the exhibition Art of Bengal — III organized by Cema Art Gallery in 2001. He regularly collaborates with Theatre performances of Different Theatre groups of Kolkata as a designer since 1998.
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female)
Dyuti Ghosh (Halder) an Actor, Dancer and Singer has worked in many successful plays under Goutam Halderï¿½s direction. A versatile actor she portrays her expertise on stage in any role that she dons.
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male)
Santanu Ghosh specialises in theatre and has been involved with the Naye Natua Theatre Group for past 6 years and the Nandikar Theatre group from 2003 to 2009. Santanu has acted in many groups and has performed a variety of roles in.
Best Set Design
An Associate Professor, in the Department of Painting, Kala Bhavana,Visva Bhararti, Sanchayan has received grants and scholarships from various reputed departments for his Painting. He has been actively involved in community based art activities in places like Kochi, the UK, Santiniketan ,and Guwahati, conducting interactive projects in fields such as painting, gardening, language etc.
Sanchayan has also been involved in site specific installations in various venues all over India and Northern England. His has curated exhibitions organized by Art galleries on varied themes to great success all over India. He has conducted Workshops and presented papers at Seminars on Art activities and Art practices in Mauritius, Kolkatta, New Delhi, Hyderabad etc.
Sanchayan regularly collaborates with Theatre performances of different Theatre groups of Kolkata as a designer since 1998.