Important Events

The Amateur Dramatic Association is started in Bangalore, associated with playwright T. P. Kailasam and stage actor-director Ballari Raghava, bringing modernism to Kannada theatre.

Performance in Bengal of Dwijendralal Roy’s historical, Shah Jehan. Together with Rana Pratapsingha (1904), Durgadas (1906), Noor Jehan (1907) and Mewar Patan (1908) , Shah Jehan anchors the stage historical in communal and nationalist politics.