Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu participated in ‘Nataka Sahityotsavam’ event in Hyderabad and released six volumes of a book containing popular Telugu plays titled ‘Telugu Prasiddha Natakalu’ on Friday, November 19, 2021. Speaking on the occasion, Naidu emphasized that theatre art form needs to reinvent to attract the audience, particularly the younger generation. Naidu called for the revival of drama, stage plays, and theatre and be made popular on the same footing as cinema. Naidu appreciated the initiative of Aravinda Arts and TANA Publishers for bringing out the compilation of 100 famous Telugu plays between 1880 and 2020 through the six volumes of the book. He called for more such efforts to popularize theatre in India. The Vice President suggested that apart from government patronage, private organizations, civil society and especially private TV channels should come forward to promote theatre.