Meet the Team

17819797_1402559423138783_389036397_oDebanshu Shekhar
The founder of Naatakwaale theatre group- Debanshu, joined Delhi university in 2007. An active member of the theatre society of his college, he decided to make his passion, his profession. In 2011 he joined Bhartendu Natya Akademi, Lucknow, where he did his diploma in dramatic arts. He has done more than 50 plays all over India and conducted more than 100 theatre workshops for 20 different NGO’s for different theatre projects. Currently, he is working as an artist at NSPA (Natural Streets for Performing Arts)





Ashwani Kumar
From the capital city Delhi, he is a Delhi university graduate and a Bhartendu Natya Akademi alumnus. He has done more than 50 plays all over India. He moved to Mumbai in 2014. Currently he is working as an actor in different theatre & film Projects respectively.






Eshan Lavania

Eshan comes from Agra(U.P) and has been a theatre prodigy since 1993, when he was five years old. Eshan Lavania is a trained Indian classical vocalist. He has given 5 years of rigorous training in Indian classical vocal music. He was a regular artist of IPTA Agra from 2003 and joined BNA, Lucknow in 2011.






15844593_126551724514649_2761087134487826132_oRoshni Verma

Basically from Kanpur and brought up in Bareilly (UP), Roshni has been practising professional theatre since 2007. She has worked with eminent theatre personalities like Ranjit Kapoor and Makarand Deshpande. She has also worked with theatre groups like Mayank Natya Sanstha & Allahabad Natya Sangh. A trained Kathak dancer under the guidance of Pandit Sanjay Banerjee (Student of Shri Birju Maharaj). Roshni joined Bhartendu Natya Akedemi in 2012 and currently she is working as an actor & dancer in theatre & films respectively.







She started pursuing theatre from 2010, as a profession, she was born & brought up in Gorakhpur. Maya has worked with eminent theatre personalities like Devendra Raj Ankur, Raj Bisaria and Probir Guha. She joined BNA, Lucknow in 2011. Currently she is working as an artist with NSPA (Mumbai).









Shashank Shankdhar

Basically from Pilibhit (U.P), Shashank started his theatre career in 2007 with Mannat theatre group and by 2011  joined Bhartendu Natya Akademi. Currently, based out of Mumbai,  he is working as a freelance actor in various projects.







7057_882022025153860_6930129262033599647_nSrishti Sharma
Meet Srishti Sharma, a Journalism graduate from University of Delhi. She was an active member of the theatre society of her college. She has attended the Theatre Appreciation course of National School of Drama in 2011.After completing her majors in Journalism and Mass Comm, Srishti has been actively working in the digital marketing & advertising field. She is the social media manager of Naatakwaale.






533989_404603319646307_2021461144_nSuranjeet Kumar
Born & brought up in Patna. Suranjeet began his theatre career in 2003. He has worked with theatre groups like Prerna, Baju Musical Theatre and Lok Kala Manch and was also associated with IPTA Patna. He joined BNA in 2011 and has gained experience of working in more than 70 different theatre and film projects.