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Veteran Actor Paresh Rawal appointed as Chairman of National School of Drama (NSD) Society: Quick Highlights

Veteran Actor Paresh Rawal appointed as Chairman of National School of Drama (NSD) Society: Quick Highlights
Veteran Actor Paresh Rawal appointed as Chairman of National School of Drama (NSD) Society: Quick Highlights

Veteran Actor Paresh Rawal appointed as Chairman of National School of Drama (NSD) Society: Quick Highlights

Veteran Actor Paresh Rawal has been appointed as Chairman of National School of Drama (NSD) Society by President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind. Mr. Paresh Rawal has been appointed to the post of Chairman, NSD Society for four years.

About Mr. Paresh Rawal New Chairperson of NSD

Mr. Paresh Rawal is an actor par excellence in both Theatre and Film. Its been almost four decades of him serving the film and theatre industry for which he has won numerous awards, including the prestigious National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1994.

In 2014, he was conferred with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in India, for his contribution to the entertainment industry. He also served as a former member of Parliament.

All About: National School of Drama (NSD):

Established in 1959, the National School of Drama is an autonomous organization, fully financed by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. One of the foremost theatre training institutions in the world, NSD had it’s inception under the aegis of the Sangeet Natak Akademi and became an independent entity in 1975.


It offers a 3-year, full-time, residential training program in various aspects of theatre. The enviable list of alumni and faculty members have ensured that the institution remains at the helm of performing arts – several theatre practitioners who passed from the prestigious institution, including playwrights, actors, directors, set and light designers and music directors, have enriched the Indian theatre and continue to do so.


Apart from theatre, the artistic manifestations of NSD alumni have often left an indelible mark in other media as well. There are two performing wings of NSD – the Repertory Company and Theatre-in Education Company (TiE) that started in 1964 and 1989, respectively. Along with NSD, New Delhi four centres have been established at Varanasi, Gangtok, Agartala and Bengaluruunder consolidation of outreach programme.

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