Akshara K V
Akshara K V is a theatre director, playwright, writer, administrator, and publisher. Currently, leading the Ninasam Theatre Institute at Heggodu, Akshara is an alumnus of the National School of Drama and the University of Leeds. In his theatre career spanning three decades, Akshara has written four plays, directed more than 50 productions in Kannada, has been a teacher at the Ninasam theatre school and other places. He has, so far, published over 30 books in Kannada on literature, theatre, cinema, culture, and it includes translations of Shakespeare’s plays and books related to culture and society from English. Akshara’s work and contribution to theatre and the world of arts at large has been widely recognized with many awards.