Anita Shabdeesh



Born on 23 October 1970 in village Guru Har Sahai in Ferozepur district of Punjab, Shrimati Anita Shabdeesh began her career in theatre as an actor in the play Rishteyan Da Kee Rakhiye Naa directed by Shri Atamjeet in 1988. With her performance in Nava Janam, she joined the theatre movement of Shri Gursharan Singh in 1993. Later she established her own theatre group Suchetak Rang Manch at Mohali in Punjab (1998), and also began directing plays. Her group has been organizing a theatre festival called Gursharan Singh Naat Utsav every year since 2004. A diploma holder in dress designing, Shabdeesh is a member of the Punjab Sangeet Natak Akademi. She has acted and also directed many plays, including Inna Di Awaz, Larhki Jis Nu Rona Nahi Aaunda, Lal Kaner, and Chiri Di Umber Wal Udaan.
A full-time performing artist, Shabdeesh has conducted workshops and presented shows in Canada, the United States of America, and the United Kingdom. She has also acted in Hindi and Punjabi films.
Anita Shabdeesh has received the Best Actor award from the Punjab Lok Sabhyacharak Manch, Punjabi Academy, Delhi, and the Punjabi Arts Association, Canada.
Shrimati Anita Shabdeesh is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2010 for her talent in the field of theatre as an Actor.