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Celebrating Two Decades: Samahaara Theatre Group’s 20th Anniversary

Samahaara, one of the most active theatre groups in Hyderabad has completed two decades and through these 20 years trained several actors, conducted theatre festivals, seminars, and workshops. Samahaara Theatre Group is all set to celebrate the journey and the landmark year marking a significant mile stone. 

January 2024: A Spotlight on Telugu Plays

To commence the year-long celebration, Samahaara Theatre Group presents a lineup of six remarkable Telugu plays for January 2024. These performances promise to showcase the depth and diversity of Telugu playwrights, providing a unique and enriching experience for theatre enthusiasts.



Event Details

Dates: January 6th & 7th, 2024  

Venue: Samahara Studio, Banjara Hills

Dates: January 6th & 7th, 2024
Venue: Samahaara Studio, Banjara Hills
Plays: Gollapudi Maruti Rao’s “KALLU” followed by Gandavaram Subbirami Reddy’s “AAGANDI NENU VASTUNNANU”

Date: January 13th, 2024
Venue: Lamakaan, Banjara Hills
Plays: Madabhushi Divakar Babu’s “PUTUKKU ZARA ZARA DUBBUKKU MEY” followed by “KUNDETI KOMMU”

Date: January 14th, 2024
Venue: Lamakaan, Banjara Hills
Plays: Thotapalli Madhu’s “PELLI SANDADI” followed by Tanikella Bharani’s “GARDABHANDAM”



Samahaara Theatre Group: Nurturing Artistic Excellence

Founded in 2004 by Rathna Shekar and Anjali Parvati Koda, Samahaara Theatre Group has been a stalwart in promoting and preserving the rich tradition of theatre in Hyderabad. With a commitment to artistic excellence, the group has delivered compelling performances, nurturing a vibrant community of theatre lovers and fostering a robust theatre culture in the city.


Rathna Shekar

Rathna Shekar, the Founder

Rathna Shekar, with an MBA and an MA in Theatre Arts (Gold Medallist) from the University of Hyderabad, is the driving force behind Samahaara. His journey includes training in Method Acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, New York, and subsequent work in the U.S. Since its inception in 2004, Samahaara has left an indelible mark, performing 208 plays and conducting transformative workshops and festivals.

Impactful Collaborations and Legacy

By December 2023, Samahaara had collaborated with 20 theatre directors globally, creating opportunities for practitioners and contributing significantly to the Telugu film industry. The group’s training has seen many actors transition to successful film careers, leaving a lasting legacy in the cultural landscape.


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