Lucknow: He has been a veteran in the field of theatre and acting. He happens to be the general secretary, Darpan theatre group. Dr Anil Rastogi today is a household name thanks to his acting prowess and very qualified credentials as a scientist turned actor. You will find him not just in esteemed gatherings in the city, but you will also see him rubbing shoulders with some of the biggest names in tinsel town. Perhaps one of the strongest links the city has with Bollywood. The actor has this year been conferred with the prestigious Kalidas Samman for the year 2019, by the Madhya Pradesh government.
Each year the Department of Culture, government of Madhya Pradesh acknwoledges people for their contribution in the field of literature, culture, cinema and social harmony.
Dr. Rastogi has not just got a commendation for his yeomen’s service in the field but he has also been awarded a cash prize of Rs 2 lakh for theatre, culture and acting. The veteran actor has acted in many movies and plays.
In his own account Dr Rastogi thanked government of Madhya Pradesh for recognising his talent and contribution in theatre. He said awards infuse new energy in him to do better in life.