Prateik Babbar's new play, Six in which he plays a gay character for the first time, has been well appreciated by people.PRATEIK BABBAR
Considering the overwhelming response, the versatile actor now wants Six to participate in the 12th Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META), a platform for acknowledging the best in Indian theatre.
A source says, “Prateik is very excited with the response Six has been receiving everywhere. Accordingly, he wants the makers to register the play to participate in META, considered as the most prestigious theatre awards of the country. The makers have to record the entire play and send it to META for their official selection. Over 50,000 videos participate out of which only 10 gets selected.”
“META recognizes theatre's varied elements like playwriting, set, costume and light designing, direction and performance. In the past, Naseeruddin Shah and Kalki's plays have also been part of META,” the source adds.
The 12th Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards will be held from 4th to 10th March 2017 in New Delhi.