JAMMU, Aug 21: Yet another artist of Natrang, Sunil Palwal has brought laurels for J&K for being conferred National Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in the field of Acting at Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy Auditorium, Imphal.
The award was conferred by the Governor of Manipur, Najma Heptulla who was joined by the Chairman Sangeet Natak Akademi, Dr Shekhar Sen and Secretary Sangeet Natak Akademi, Dr. Rita Swamy Chaudhary.
Natrang Director Balwant Thakur while complimenting Sunil Palwal said, it’s a proud moment for Natrang and all his fellow artists.
He lauded performances of Palwal in ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ as Saleem and in ‘Devdaas’ in which he played the lead ‘Devdaas’ under the direction of Saif Hyder Hasan.
Sunil Kumar Palwal- a well known theatre actor completed his graduation from GGM Science college before he got selected for one year diploma in Drama from Himachal Cultural Research Forum & Theatre Academy, Mandi, Himachal Pradesh and FTII (2008) where he got an opportunity to work under numerous actors and directors like Naseeruddin Shah, Saurabh Shukla, Benjamin Gilani, Meeta Vasisht, Tom Alter, Rakesh Bedi, Arvind Pandey, Alok Chatterjee, Ashwath Bhatt and others.