Welcome to Samanvya

SAMANVYA Theatre is a registered society pioneer in theatre production and training, established in 1985 by enthusiastic young theatre artists of Shimla-H.P. After having one-month training in the theatre workshop organized by National School of Drama (NSD) These young artists decided to adopt Theatre as a mission of their life. The first Play staged, at Kalibari Hall, Shimla was ‘Adhuri Murti’ in oct-1985 in this direction of Bhupender Sharma. After that ‘Paperweight’ “Hari Ghass par Ghante Bhar”, “Ek Aur Draunacharya”, “Rang Nagri”, “Poster”, are the early hit Productions by Smanavya. In 1991 Smanavya starts working on the folk Theatre form, I,e, Karyala. The first Production of Folk Style was ‘Sainya Bhaye Kotwal’. This ribtickling comedy has record 50 shows all over. In 1992 Smanavya make debut in National scenario of Theatre with a production of “BAA MULAHIZA HOSHIAR” in the zonal Theatre festival organized by Sangeet Natak Akedemy,  New Delhi at Hissar (Haryana). Bhupender Sharma the founder member of  Samanvya,and main theatre director has won many awards for theatre direction and acting and brought laurels to the HP state. Samanvya performed in almost each and every state and national Theatre festivals organized in the region. Many of the Artists of Samanvya are now at Bombay, Who earned name and fame in their respective stream of film production. Ravi Kaushal ( Producer, Director & Actor), Anil Luthra (Film Direction) ,Rohitashva Gaur(Actor), Ratikessh Joshi(Film Direction &Production), Rahi Marwaha Acting), Anil Sharma (Film Production) Ram Pal Malik(Film Direction and Acting) are the few names Samanvya is proud of. From 1993 onwards group has served as main source of artists to Bombay film units coming to Shimla for shooting. Bhupender Sharma, Surinder Gill, Ram Pal Malik, Devesh Sharma, Anju Guleria (Famous TV Anchor today) Sanjay Sood, Rakesh Sharma, Sanjay Sood, Parmesh Sharma, are the theatre artists from Samanvya who have their film and TV debut in Shimla. Presently more than 100 performing artists are associated with Samanvya. The group is continuously organizing workshops, arranging shows, running hobby classes in music and theatre

Our Achievements
Group participated in Zonal Theatre Festival at Hissar in 1991, organized by SNA Participated in National Multi-lingual Drama Festival at Bhuvneshvar in 2000(play havaghar). Orgnized show for folk Theatre in association with NZCC for last 10 years in various part of Himachal Pradesh. Organized Theatre seminars on Theatre in Shimla in past years and honored Vetran Theatre artist of Himachal. Bhupender Sharma nominated as Theatre observer for Zonal Festival of SNA at Jammu 1884, Kurukshetra 1985, & Shimla 1989. Bhupender Sharma nominated as one of the 15 Director’s from nation for the one month intensive Theatre workshop at at NCOA Bombay in 1995 Intensive work on folk Theatre from “karyala”.
Our Team

Pawan Sharma

Bhupender Sharma

Kamal Manhor Sharma

Ketan Tomar

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"It was the great experience for me in this acting workshop. Learn many things Such As acting, games of different type which helped us to keep ourselves to physically and mentally fit and active. I have classes emphasized most on individual character of child. I learnt many yoga features to keep our mind cool. At last I want to say that whatever the teacher preaching us, I will going to follow that thought wit of my life .Iam thankful to them that they gave me knowledge about acting and preaching ma all the necessary things that child do for their letter future."

Divyanshu Sharma

"I like workshop very much because teachers tell is about new things. In workshop I have choose acting. Now a day we are doing a play which is about a life of a tree. In this play I am doing the role of a sunflower. I am happy because they have open this workshop for children's in winter holidays. From this workshop I done see TV or computer more than 15-20 min. I love the workshop very much."

Shriya Thakur

"I like this workshop very much. I enjoyed it a lot. It was a great experience. The name of our play is BARGAD. I like this play very much. We played a few game in this workshop. The teachers are very nice. They thought us yoga also. This was a great experience."


"I enjoyed a lot and played many games during the workshop. In The workshop I learned many physical and mental experiences in the workshop. I also learned few ways of acting."

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