KV Akshara chosen for ‘Rangamane award -2017’
Sullia: Ranganmane Cultural Centre of Sullia, has chosen K V AKSHARA director, playwright and writer in the Kannada language for ‘’Rangamane Award-2017’’, said Theater Director, Rangamane Cultural Centre Head Jeevanram Sullia.
K V Akshara, presently heads Ninasam, the theater group and cultural complex, in Heggodu, Karnataka, founded by his father Magsaysay awardee K V Subbanna. Being the head of Ninasam, he has guided many people and showed the path in the theater for many students. K V Akshara has written more than 30 books in Kannada, on drama, theater and performing arts, and translated books on theater to the Kannada language.
He has directed the dramas like Smashana Kurukshetra, Ahalya, Kirugurina Gayyaligalu, Thughlak, Sangyabalya, Swapnanataka for Ninasam and Ninasam Tirugata troupe. He has been honoured with the Karnataka Sahithya Akademi award, Karnataka Nataka Academy Fellowship, Alva’s Nudisiri Award and many more. The award is given during the valedictory ceremony of three days “Rangasambrama-2017” held from February 3 to 5. The honour includes Rs 10,000 cash, memento and certificate.