Internationally acclaimed theatre character Ratan Thiyam is affected by COVID-19 and has been admitted to a hospital on Wednesday.
The admission in-charge of the medical directorate of Manipur authorities in Imphal West district, N Haraba mentioned the septuagenarian playwright and theatre director has examined optimistic for the illness and has been admitted to a multi-specialty hospital.
He is within the ICU and is being administered oxygen, medical doctors treating him mentioned including his situation is secure.
Thiyam, a Sangeet Natak Akademi awardee, is a number one determine of the theatre of roots motion which began within the 1970s. He is thought for writing and staging performs that use historical Indian theatre traditions and types in a recent context.
A former painter and proficient in course, design, script, and music, Thiyam is taken into account one of many modern theatre gurus of the nation who toured many nations of the world together with his theatre group successful worldwide acclaim.