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Stage Craft | Young Leaders

One of Assam's most successful playwright/ director, one of Dey's scripts was recently awarded by a jury that included Aamir Khan and Rajkumar Hirani.

On being asked if he would write a script on sports star Hima Das, who is from his native village Dhing, Rajdweep Dey smiles and says: "Maybe, if the demand is there." Dey is today the most sought-after scriptwriter for Assam's mobile theatre groups, which are known for their massively

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