Rashi Bunny life and biography

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Rashi Bunny biography

Date of birth : 1978-06-06
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Mumbai,India
Nationality : Indian
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-10-08
Credited as : Actress, Living Theatre Academy, Theater artist

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Rashi Bunny is an Indian theatre and cinema actor. She is most notably known for her performances in Bhisham Sahni's "Madhavi", Manjula Padmanabhan's "Hidden Fires", and Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's The Little Prince. Rashi Bunny was selected as "one of the 50 Icons: Emerging personality of India" by Sahara India group with Rahul Gandhi . Rashi Bunny also known for" I have a dream" theatre workshop for Self-exploration & Creative Expression.
She also worked with Living Theatre Academy under Ebrahim Alkazi. She is guest faculty at National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) and has lectured widely in schools, colleges, and institutes of repute in India and abroad. Rashi also organized theatre workshops for children in schools and worked with different NGOs on social issues.
Rashi Bunny's mother is an alumnus of National School of Drama.Rashi's husband Dr.Parag Bhargava is an IIT professor in Mumbai.
She completed higher secondary studies at Maharani Gayatri Devi School, Jaipur. She further studied at Sri Venkateshwara College, Delhi University and studied theater at University of Alabama and Rutgers University.
Rashi did a Children's Theatre workshop at the National School of Drama. She also participated in SNA Theatre Workshop, Under Kanhai Lal at National Center for Performing Arts, Mumbai. After her graduation, Rashi pursued her training in Theatre Arts and Design at the University of Alabama and Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA. She is a recipient of a Young Artist Scholarship And Junior Fellowship from department of Culture HRD and Ruby Llyod Artistic And Academic Excellence award and Best International Student Scholarship Award. She acted as lead character in many plays, such as Beth Henley's Abundance and Jules Feiffer's Feiffer's People and worked with directors like Karma Ibsen, Ward Haarbauer, and Anne Carmichael.
On her return to India, she worked with Arvind Gaur to explore the new language for solo performances. Rashi acted in many plays with Asmita theatre. She also received the Young Artist scholarship and worked under Shyamanand Jalan in Kolkata and was part of many productions, like Vijay Tendulkar's Khamosh! Adaalat Jaari Hai' (Shantata! Court Chalu Aahe) and Char Sau Karod Bhullakar. "Nabh Taaron Se Khandit Pulkit" translated from an American Dark comedy, was her directorial debut at Padatik. Under the MHRD fellowship, she has written a thesis on Padmashri Ratan Thiyam's Theatre based in Manipur.

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