31 March in History


Balwant Pandurang Kirloskar founded the Kirloskar Natak Mahal in 1880. This was a breakthrough performing company which gained instant recognition in the Marathi theatre. After the death of Anna saheb, the company presented a range of plays of Govind Ballal Deval and Shripad Krushna Kolhatkar in addition to Kirloskar’s Shakintal and Saubhadra. Kirloskar played a pivotal role in using and… Read More →

Meena Kumari, one of India’s most popular film stars, was born on 1 August 1932. Known as the ‘Tragedy Queen’, both for her on-screen roles and off-screen persona, she died on 31 March 1972 at the age of 39.

Her father, Ali Baksh, a Shia Muslim, was a theatre personality who dabbled in music and poetry and played minor roles… Read More →

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