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Ratan Thiyam Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Ratan Thiyam

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BIRTHDAY 20 January, 1948
BIRTH PLACE Imphal , Manipur
AGE (2019) 71 Years Old
HEIGHT in centimeters- 171 cm
in meters- 1.71 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
WEIGHT in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 158.73 lbs
Last Updated on : January 19, 2018

Ratan Thiyam Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

71 years, 4 months, 0 day old age. Ratan Thiyam will turn 72 on 20 January, 2020. Only 7 months, 30 days, 5 hours, 7 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Ratan Thiyam has celebrated the total number of 71 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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Short Biography   Edit

Padma Shri Ratan Thiyam also known as Thiyam Nemai was born on 20th January 1948 in Imphal, Manipur, India. He is a Play Writer and Theatre Director. In the year 1987, Ratan was awarded Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for direction.  Most of his work includes ancient Indian theatre traditions and forms.

Ratan Thiyam Complete Bio & Career

Ratan received his graduate degree from National School of Drama, New Delhi in the year 1974. In his hometown, he has established a theatre group popularly known as Chorus Repertory Theatre. All of his works have some meaning and story behind it. One of his plays named Andha Yug was performed in an open air in Hiroshima, Japan on the 49th anniversary of Atom bomb dropped on the city. He is also known for his use of traditional martial arts in his plays like Urubhangam. One of the most popular and major plays of Ratan Include Ritusamharam which says the silence and peace amidst of utter violence in the world.
Considering his work and passion for stage plays and contribution towards theatre, the government of India awarded him with prestigious Padma Shri Award in the Year 1989. Apart from these, Ratan was also awarded Sangeet Natak Academic Fellowship award which is considered to be the highest honor in the field of Arts. He has also been the vice chairman of Sangeet Natak Akademi. Ratan was also the director of Nation School of Drama from the year 1987-88. Currently, he is the chairperson of his alma mater The National School of Drama.

Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 1989 Arts

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