Ramanjaneyulu Doosari, a theatre actor and University of Hyderabad alumnus (2008 -11 ) from the Department of Theatre Arts has been awarded with one year fully funded ‘Inlaks Study Abroad Scholarship’ (2017-18) to get advanced training in ‘M.A. Actor Training and Coaching’ at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, U.K.
A recipient of Young Artist Fellowship from Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Ramanjaneyulu did his M.P.A. in Theatre Arts from the Department of Theatre Arts, S.N. School of Arts & Communication, UoH. He has also taken an acting specialization course from the National School of Drama, New Delhi.
Ramanjaneyulu is trained in numerous traditional theatre forms of India including Kudiyattam, Ankyanat, Kathakali, Chindu Yakshaganam and Maach, revered body cultures like Tai- chi, Kung-Fu (Black Belt), Karate, Kalaripayattu, Contemporary Dance and Yoga as well as in wide range of acting techniques such as Stanislavsky, Michael Chekov, Meisner and Suzuki method.
As an actor, he has performed in more than forty major productions while collaborating with international and national theatre directors and has participated in several theatre festivals like UNESCO’s Asian Traditional Theatre Workshop in Beijing, China (2014), Bharat Rang Mahotsav (12th and 18th editions) in New Delhi, Khojikode Theatre Festival- Kerala (2011), Indian Theatre Schools Meet- Karnataka (2009) and Rangotsavam- Andhra Pradesh (2017).
Ramanjaneyulu, apart from being an actor, has also been an avid teacher of acting and has taught and taken theatre workshops in several colleges and universities across the country. He was a guest faculty for acting in the Department of Theatre Arts, UoH, the very department he did his post-graduation from. He also worked full-time as an Assistant Professor for acting in Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India.
About Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation Scholarship – The Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation was created by Mr. Indoo Shivdasani in 1976 and registered as a Charitable Trust in Liechtenstein in the same year. The Foundation was created to incorporate the existing philanthropic work of the founder, and to provide a permanent independent body for the expansion of these activities.
The major objective of the Foundation is to identify exceptionally talented young Indian students and support them financially to develop their special skill and talents to the maximum. It achieves this by awarding scholarships to outstanding young students to continue their post-graduate study/research abroad. Over the last three decades, more than 420 scholars have benefited from these scholarships. The Foundation awards scholarships in the area of Fine Arts, Music, Theatre, Film Studies and Sports within India, among others.
Monika Tiwari, Department of Communication