Six renowned thespians -- Late SM Mohshin, Dr. Enamul Haque, Shahadat Hossain Khan Hilu, Syed Dulal, Arham Alo and Kongkon Das have been nominated for Loko Natyadal Gold Medal 2021.
Loko Natyadal’s advisor and Dhaka University’s former Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Nasreen Ahmad announced the name on Wednesday at a virtual programme, marking the 40th founding anniversary of the theatre troupe. The programme was held at Loko Natyadal’s Facebook page at 09:00pm.Nasreen Ahmad attended the ceremony as the chief guest. Dr. Enamul Haque, Shahadat Hossain Khan Hilu, Sayed Dulal, Konkon Das joined the event with Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy DG, president of Loko Natyadal and Bangladesh Group Theatre Group Theatre Federation Liaquat Ali Lucky in the chair.
Masud Suman anchored the programme while Rubel Shankar thanked the guests.
Loko Natyadal, which was founded on July 6, 1981, is credited with creating over 60 productions including theatre, street and musical plays. The troupe has performed at the theatre festivals in different countries including Japan, USA, UK, South Korea, India, Russia, Turkey, Hong Kong, Nepal and Laos.