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Andher Nagri, Writer: Bhartendu Harishchandr, Director: B. V. Karanth.
Image: Andher Nagri, Writer: Bhartendu Harishchandr, Director: B. V. Karanth. (NP Acc. No. 1659)

Natarang Pratishthan Documentation Catalogue

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  • Audio Clippings (2)
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    • Serial No: 1
      Play/Event: Anunad-Relation between theatre, Music and Play
      Format: Cassette
      Source/Accession No: NP/359
      Description/Notes: Conversation between Ashok Vajpeyi, M. K. Raina, Prayag Shukla, Alakhnandan, Amod Bhatt and Sanjay Mehta. III Parts
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 2
      Play/Event: Nemichandra Jain's Conversatoin with M. K. Raina
      Format: Cassette
      Source/Accession No: NP/38,38-1, 38-2
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
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  • Books (3)
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    • Serial No: 1
      Title: Asides
      Writer/Editor: Nemichandra Jain
      Language: English
      Writing Form: Essays
      Publisher/Place: National School of Drama, Delhi
      Year: 2003
      Source/Accession No: NP
      Description/Notes: Pg.10 (Background and Perspective): - Raina, NSD alumni, generated a new enthusiasm for theatre as a serious artistic activity and not merely a hobby. Pg.17 (In Delhi): - Direction of 'Vyaktigat' of Laxmi Narain Lal by Raina as a Significant Production. Pg.27(An Ensemble with a Difference): - Photograph of Dharmvir Bharti's 'Andha Yug' directed by Raina, NSD Repertory, 1986. Pg.30: - A new production of 'Andha Yug' in 1977 by Raina. Pg.32: - Production of 'Kabhi Na Chhodein Khet' a dramatization of Jagdish Chandra's novel adapted and directed by Raina. Pg.80 (Contemporary Production of Bhasa's plays): - He directed Bhasa's play at the Kalidasa Festival. Pg.80 (Contemporary Productions of Bhasa Plays): - Madhya Pradesh Natak Lok Kala Akademi organised Bhasa Festival, in which Raina directed 'Swapna Vasavadatta', 'Madhamavyayoga', 'Dootaghatotkacha' and 'Karnabhara' in Hindi during 1980. Pg. 83, 84: - Hindi Version of Urubhanga by Raina at Bhopal in 1976 was expressive and moving. He also produced other plays in Bhasa Festival at Ujjain 1980 'Madhyama Vyayoga', Swapna Vasavadatta', Dootaghatotkacha' and 'Karnabhara'. Pg. 86-92: - Mention of Bhasa's plays produced by him.
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 2
      Title: From the Wings- Notes on Indian Theatre
      Writer/Editor: Nemichandra Jain
      Language: English
      Publisher/Place: National School of Drama, Delhi
      Year: 2007
      Source/Accession No: NP
      Description/Notes: P-5 (It is the Director's Theatre in Delhi) - A significant production of Lakshmi Narain lal's Vyaktigat by Raina. P-10 (Relevance of Sanskrit Drama) - Rang Shivir of Bhopal presented Bhasa's 'Urubhangam' and Bodhayan's 'Bhagwadajjukam' in Hindi under the direction of Raina. P-11 - Half page photographs of Bodhayan's 'Bhagwadajjukam produced by Raina. P-69 (The Playwright's New Role) - Badal Sircar's "Michhil" (The Procession) in a Hindi Version staged by Raina in various locations of the capital. P-95 (In search of Identity) - He directed a play in the festival of elaries held at Bhopal and organised by Madhya Pradesh Kala Parishad in 1977. P-96 - Raina directed "Muktadhara" in this festival. P-105 (Year of the Profesionals) - Agradoot's "Tipu Sultan" directed by Raina in Dec. 1980 attracted crowds. P-119 (Delay in Drama Festival) - According to Nemiji there are signs of genuine creative break through in his work. P-144 (Delhi theatre in 1981 : Some highlights) - His name mentioned as a star artiste in "Ek Ruka Hua Faisla" directed by Ranjeet Kapoor from Dishanter. P-146 (Delhi Theatre in 1981 : Some highlights) - According to Nemiji "Kabira Khada Bajar Mein" written by Bhishma Sahani and directed by Raina could not make appreciable impact. P-156 (Ideas of creative theatre) - Raina participated in the workshop of newly established unique art complex of Bharat Bhavan Bhopal. P-164 (Encouraging Dialogue in Theatre) - He participated in a ten day national workshop on contemporary theatre arts in the capital in 1982. P-165 - Raina the director of the workshop burst out against the chairman at the start of the workshop. P-207 (The Theatre man's Dilemma) - He migrated to Bombay to explore new avenues in films.
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 3
      Title: The Right to Perform
      Writer/Editor: Safdar Hashmi
      Language: English
      Writing Form: Essays
      Publisher/Place: Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust, Delhi
      Year: 1989
      Source/Accession No: NP/ 632
      Description/Notes: Pg.30(Theatre and the People, A Broken Relationship): - According to the author a director like Raina had his own following and could fill up a big hall for four to five nights at a stretch and perhaps again for that long after a gap of six months. Pg.34: - Raina attempted to reach out to larger audiences many years ago with his production of 'Mother' but did not continue it. Pg.113(The Theatre of Dynamism, An Interview with Peter Brook): - Raina helped Jana Natya Manch in planning and conducting an interview with Peter Brook who saw street theatre on Feb, 9 and 11, 1982. Pg.135(Theatre in Pakistan): - In an interview in Delhi Mansoor Saeed a leading director, actor and writer associated with Dastak, a prominent theatre group of Karachi, says that he was deeply impressed by the work of Habib Tanvir and M. K. Raina. He found their work most outstanding. Pg.144(An Interview with Safdar Hashmi by Eugene Von Erven, 30 April and 4 May 1988): - According to Safdar, Raina is one of the most talented theatre persons in north India though he has not been able to do any new play for some time, He also produced a T. V. Serial based on a play done by him for N.S. D. Repertory.
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
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  • Brochures (26)
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    • Serial No: 6
      Play/Title: The Mother
      Playwright: Bretolt Brecht
      Group, Place: Prayog, Delhi
      Director: M. K. Raina
      Place of Performance: Sri Ram Centre
      Date: 18-19 Mar. 1983
      Source/Accession No: NP/289
      Description/Notes: Light:Ashok Bhagat, Note:Repeats its three most outstanding productions.
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 7
      Play/Title: The Mother
      Playwright: Bretolt Brecht
      Translator/Adaptor/Dramatizer: Balraj Pandit
      Group, Place: Prayog, Delhi
      Director: M. K. Raina
      Actors: Maya Rao, M. K. Raina
      Music Director: Mohan Upreti
      Design: M. K. Raina
      Source/Accession No: NP/285
      Description/Notes: Lights:M. K.Raina, Costume:Padma & Anjali, Note:About the gropu & director's note.
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 8
      Play/Title: Lower Depths
      Playwright: Maxim Gorky's
      Translator/Adaptor/Dramatizer: Madhu
      Group, Place: National School of Drama IInd year students, Delhi
      Director: M. K. Raina
      Design: M. K. Raina
      Place of Performance: National School of Drama Studio Theatre no.2
      Date: 27-31 Jan.
      Source/Accession No: NP/2908
      Description/Notes: Costume & Property: Abhilash Pillai, Light:Aniruddha Khutwad
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 9
      Play/Title: Spartacus (In Hindustani)
      Playwright: Badal Sircar
      Translator/Adaptor/Dramatizer: Tati Bartholomew & Virendra Saxena
      Group, Place: Prayog, Delhi
      Director: M. K. Raina
      Place of Performance: All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society
      Date: 7-8 Aug 1978
      Source/Accession No: NP/287
      Description/Notes: Lights:Sushil Chaudhury, Costume: M. K.Raina, Note about the play & group.
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 10
      Play/Title: Meghdoot
      Playwright: Mahakavi Kalidas
      Translator/Adaptor/Dramatizer: Nagarjun in Hindi
      Group, Place: Parvatiya Kala Kendra, Delhi
      Director: Mohan Upreti
      Music Director: Mohan Upreti
      Place of Performance: Sri Ram Centre Basement
      Date: 23-24, 1994
      Source/Accession No: NP/1355-1
      Description/Notes: Costume:A.S.Kumaoni, Ambika Panikar, Lights:Ashok Sagar Bhagat, Roghav Prakash, Note: About the play. Acknowledgement to M. K.Raina for his help in designing the production. On the occasion of Parvatiya Kala Kendra Silver jubilee programme.
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
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  • Invitations (12)
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    • Serial No: 1
      Play/Event: Andha Yug/
      Playwright: Daramvir Bharti
      Performance Language: Hindi
      Group/Place: National School of Drama, Rep. Co., Delhi
      Director: M. K. Raina
      Place of Performance: Kamani Auditorium, (Delhi)
      Date: Sunday 15 Mar. 1987, at 6:30pm
      Source/Accession No: NP
      Description/Notes: Performed on the occasion ofSilver Jubilee Celebrations. H. R. D. Minister P. V. Narsimha Rao, - Presided over this function .
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 2
      Play/Event: Bhaand - Duhayee
      Playwright: Motilal Kemmu
      Translator/Adaptor/Form: Shashi Shekhar Toshkhani
      Group/Place: NSD, Rep. Co., Delhi
      Director: M. K. Raina
      Place of Performance: Sri Ram Centre, Delhi
      Date: 15th August At 3:00pm
      Source/Accession No: NP
      Description/Notes: Music: Pt. Krishen Langoo. Designer: M. K. Raina. Contemporary Kashmiri Play. Based on Kashmiri Bhand Pather.
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 3
      Play/Event: Karmawali
      Playwright: Kashmiri Lal Zakir
      Group/Place: NSD, Rep. Co., Delhi
      Director: M. K. Raina
      Place of Performance: Kamani Auditorium, (Delhi)
      Date: June 8-9, at 7:00pm
      Source/Accession No: NP
      Description/Notes: Music: Kamal Tiwari. Perf. in Summer Drama Festival '94'.
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 4
      Play/Event: Karmawali
      Translator/Adaptor/Form: M. K. Raina
      Group/Place: NSD, Rep. Co., Delhi
      Director: M. K. Raina
      Place of Performance: Vivekanand College Auditorium, Delhi
      Date: 15th to 21st April 1991at 7pm
      Source/Accession No: NP
      Description/Notes: Plays organised by Sahitya Kala Parishad in Natak Samaroh. Second Performance at Air force Auditorium April 15 to 21, 1991 (Delhi).
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 5
      Play/Event: Muavze
      Playwright: Bhisham Sahni
      Performance Language: Hindi
      Group/Place: NSD, Rep. Co., Delhi
      Director: M. K. Raina
      Place of Performance: Kamani Auditorium, (Delhi)
      Date: June 13-14, at 7:00pm
      Source/Accession No: NP
      Description/Notes: Performed in Summer Drama Festival '94'.
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
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  • Newspaper Clippings (76)
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    • Serial No: 1
      Writing Form/Subject: Conversation
      Writer: Aditi Tandon
      Title: Theatre as a safety value for democracy.
      Newspaper Name: The Tribune, Chandigarh
      Language: English
      Date: 18.07.2004
      Source: NP
      Description/Notes: M. K. Raina spoke about the vestness of theatre, especially about how he has used it to help the anguished children of kashmir.
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 2
      Writing Form/Subject: Report
      Title: An Evening Dedicated to Kashmiri Theatre
      Newspaper Name: The Hindu, New Delhi
      Language: English
      Date: 27.07.2002
      Source: NP
      Description/Notes: A Report on Performance at Tagore Theatre, after educational workshop under M. K. Raina's direction, organised by NSD in Collabration with a NGO. Other information about play not mentioned.
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 3
      Writing Form/Subject: Report
      Writer: Anjana Rajan
      Title: Drama on the Street, Message all across
      Newspaper Name: The Hindu, New Delhi
      Language: English
      Date: 06.01.2003
      Source: NP
      Description/Notes: Report on 15-day workshop under direction of M. K. Raina. Organised by Moodicare Foundation.
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 4
      Writing Form/Subject: Conversation
      Writer: Alka Singh
      Title: Nationalism is a dangerous word
      Newspaper Name: The Statesman, New Delhi
      Language: English
      Date: 27.07.1998
      Source: NP
      Description/Notes: "People consider me to be a very fine actor but, I was not motivated enough from within to take up acting as a carrer" M. K. Raina talks on subject closest to his heart - theatre.
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 5
      Writer: Aparna Purohit
      Title: I am nothing but theatre
      Newspaper Name: The Times of India, New Delhi
      Language: English
      Date: 28.03.2000
      Source: NP
      Description/Notes: M. K. Raina talks about his works, experiments and next play. With photo.
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
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  • Periodicals (30)
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    • Serail No: 1
      Writing Form: Interview
      Writer: Maharaj Krishna Raina
      Title: M. K. Raina
      Journal: Enact. Monthly, Delhi
      Language: English
      Date: April-May-June, 1981
      Volume: 172, 173, 174
      Page: 41-49
      Source: NP/ 40
      Description/Notes: Raina: in conservation with Enact about NSD and his own theatrical life.
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serail No: 2
      Writing Form: Article
      Writer: Maharaj Krishna Raina
      Title: Two Approaches to Tradition
      Journal: Sangeet Natak, Qty.
      Language: English
      Date: July-December, 1985
      Volume: 77, 78
      Page: 29-32
      Source: NP/ 107
      Description/Notes: A urban educated man to encounter this expression have developed his expression, rathor than hisn expression from an --------- be result one.
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serail No: 3
      Writing Form: Review
      Writer: Ajay Shankar
      Title: Pehle Pehal
      Journal: Enact. Monthly, Delhi
      Language: English
      Date: November-December, 1979
      Volume: 155, 156
      Page: 16
      Source: NP/ 38
      Description/Notes: M. P. Kala Parishad organized sevral training camps during recent year's. M. K. Raina is one of the director/conductor participate in these training camps.
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serail No: 4
      Writing Form: Interview
      Writer: B. M. Shah
      Title: B. M. Shah
      Journal: Enact. Monthly, Delhi
      Language: English
      Date: January, February, March, 1981
      Volume: 169, 170, 171
      Page: 105
      Source: NP/ 40
      Description/Notes: M. K. Raina is a good director. B. M. Shah said in the interview with Enact.
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serail No: 5
      Writing Form: Interview
      Writer: Balwant Gargi
      Title: Evlogia
      Journal: Enact. Monthly, Delhi
      Language: English
      Date: January, February, 1980
      Volume: 157, 158
      Page: 73
      Source: NP/ 39
      Description/Notes: M. K. Raina produced 'Ghosts' in the studio theatre. In an interview by Balwant Gargi it is mentioned with Ashok Chopra.
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
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  • Photographs (19)
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    • Serial No: 1
      Source/Accession No: NP/3843
      Description/Notes: Director M.K Raina's personal photo. Director of National School of Drama., Black & White
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 2
      Play/Event: Three Sisters
      Playwright: Anton Chekhav
      Director: M. K. Raina
      Year: 1993
      Source/Accession No: NP / 12760-12764
      Description/Notes: Costume-Abhilash Pillai
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 3
      Play/Event: Rachna Paath Aur Prastuti
      Group/Place: Natarang Pratishthan, Delhi
      Place of Performance: Sahitya Academy Auditorium
      Year: 13 Dec. 1991
      Source/Accession No: NP/2678
      Description/Notes: Black & White
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 4
      Play/Event: Rang Samvad, 2004 (Dialogue with writer Mahesh Elkunchwar, Director Bansi Kaul and actor Harikrishan Arora)
      Group/Place: Natarang Pratishthan, Delhi
      Place of Performance: Triveni Auditorium, Tansen Marg, Delhi
      Year: 1-3 March, 2004
      Source/Accession No: NP/7711, 7716, 7718C2, 7737C2, 7729C2, 10891
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 5
      Play/Event: Rang Samvad, 2007 (Dialogue with Vijaya Mehta and Satyadev Dubey)
      Group/Place: Natarang Pratishthan, Delhi
      Place of Performance: Sahitya Academy Auditorium
      Year: 27-28 April, 2007
      Source/Accession No: NP/10123, 10164, 10168, 10179
      Description/Notes: Coloured and Black & White. Contact Sheet no. are 87, 88, 89 as a participant.
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
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  • Posters (4)
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    • Serial No: 1
      Play: Godan
      Playwright: Premchand
      Translator/Adaptor: Vishnu Prabhakar
      Group/Place: National School of Drama IIIrd year students
      Director: M. K. Raina
      Actor: Rakesh, Neha
      Source/Accession No: NP/531
      Description/Notes: Size: 60x45cm, coloured
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 2
      Play: Karmawali
      Playwright: Kashmiri Lal Zakir
      Translator/Adaptor: M. K. Raina
      Group/Place: National School of Drama, Repertory Co.
      Director: M. K. Raina
      Place of Performance: Kamani Auditorium
      Date: 16-18 Sep, 1994
      Source/Accession No: NP/531
      Description/Notes: Size: 73x49cm, coloured
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 3
      Play: Muawje
      Playwright: Bhishma Sahni
      Director: M. K. Raina
      Music Director: Kamal Tiwari
      Source/Accession No: NP/97, 41/4, 247/4
      Description/Notes: Size: 86x48cm, coloured
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 4
      Play: Godan
      Playwright: Premchand
      Group/Place: National School of Drama IIIrd year student, Delhi
      Director: M. K. Raina
      Place of Performance: Abhimanch Auditorium, Delhi
      Date: 24-27 October 2004
      Source/Accession No: NP/838
      Description/Notes: Concept-M. K. Raina, Dramatization-Vishnu Prabhakar, Light-Parag Samrah, Costume-Kriti V. Sharma, Assistant Director- Kanhaiya Kaithvas. Size: 43x61cm, coloured
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
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  • Video Clippings (3)
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    • Serial No: 1
      Play/Event: Bundelkhand Ki Shadi
      Playwright: Nemichandra Jain
      Director: M. K. Raina
      Format: Cassette
      Source/Accession No: NP/4-5
      Description/Notes: Producer:K.Vikram Singh, Two Parts, Gifted by Nemichandra Jain
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 2
      Play/Event: Buhe Barian (Solo)
      Playwright: Amrita Pritam, Ajeet Kaur and K.S Duggal
      Director: M. K. Raina
      Group/Place: Rangtoli, Amritsar, Punjab
      Place of Performance: Sammukh Auditorium
      Format: DVD
      Music: Rakesh Kumar
      Date: 5.04.2004
      Source/Accession No: NP/1229
      Description/Notes: Design-M. K. Raina, Light-Mahabir Bhullar, Costume-Poonam Rampal, Actor-Neetu Mohindra, Played under 6th Bharat Rang Mahotsav organized by National School of Drama.
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
    • Serial No: 3
      Play/Event: Raag Desh
      Playwright: Ariel Dorfman
      Director: M. K. Raina
      Group/Place: Rangtoli, Amritsar, Punjab
      Place of Performance: Shankar Lal Murlidhar Auditorium, Shriram Centre
      Format: DVD
      Date: 2-3 April 2002
      Source/Accession No: NP/1214
      Description/Notes: Adaptation-Amarjeet Suri, Actor-Neeta Mohindra, Played under 4th Bharat Rang Mahotsav organized by National School of Drama
      Director/Actor being documented: M. K. Raina
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Total records found: 175