Jammu and Kashmir News
Jammu, July 21: Natrang honours Seventy Five (75) young child artists in the Children Theatre Extravaganza held at Matrika Auditorium, SMVD University, Katra who participated in the plays ‘Matilda’ (English) and ‘Remix’ (Hindi) directed by Aarushi Thakur and Sumeet Sharma respectively. The honours were done by Mrs Sangeeta Gupta Principal Commissioner of Income Tax who was Chief Guest on the occasion. Earlier welcoming the august gathering, Natrang Director Balwant Thakur dwelt in detail about the children theatre initiative of Natrang Jammu which Natrang initiated about 25 years back. Over 5000 children have been trained in theatre by Natrang in its regular theatre camps past 25 years. On the average Natrang organises about three camps in a year in addition to this it runs a children weekend club which works regularly every Saturday and Sunday for around the year expect for the month of March when children remain busy in examinations. This summer Natrang organised two workshops one at KC Sports Club Jammu and second at it’s Studios in Kachi Chawni, Jammu.
The Chief Guest of the programme Mrs Sangeeta Gupta appreciated the young children for their fabulous performances and also had special appreciation for the parents who encourage their children to take part in these kinds of creative activities. She further said that children who are involved in such creative activities, amazingly excel in every sphere of life.
Proud young talented children who were honoured on the occasion included Gopi Sharma, Sanchita Dubey, Chander Pratap Singh, Chirag Anand, Mihir Gujral, Saba Jamwal, Yajur Mahajan, Sanyam Gupta, Shreya Gupta, Riya Jandial, Vedhant Suri, Shivangini Sharma, Aadya Gupta, Sugandha Gupta, Ayn Bhola, Saanvi Anand, Gauri Sharma, Aanandita Sethi, Navnoor Rai, Peher Bains, Prisha Pant, Saumya Kapur, Sanket Bhagat, Aniket Chakrabarty, Devisha Gaur, Ojas Kapur, Drish Dev Singh, Enakshi Pant, Mania Gujral, Rudra Kohli, Akshat Kohli, Akul Mahajan, Adil Mahajan, Kalpesh Singh, Rashvin Kaur, Sahil Anand, Arnav Anand, Baani Kaur, Peehu Bargotra, Vitasta Zutshi, Akshat Mahajan, Abijay Kesar, Saksham Mahajan, Siya Arora, Arnav Mahajan, Karan Sahib Singh, Daksh Goswami, Rudraksh Goswami, Drishti Gupta, Asma Gul, Vastal Khajuria, Arushi, Sanjmee Gupta, Sheen Mahajan, Sanya Gupta, Pranima Fatehpuri, Aayan Sharma, Achyut Sharma, Tulip Verma, Mishika Gupta, Yadaa Gupta, Agrim Gupta, Akshobhya Sharma, Ajay Mahajan, Tejasve Bhat, Navdha Soni, Arnav Vaid, Somya Vaid, Janvika Narshal, Pragya Ganjoo, Sudaksh Raina, Chaitanya Kotwal, Yajvi Gupta and Prashant.