Theatre Personalities of West India are the stalwarts of the theatrical waterfall with its crescendos and panache and the various adding of influences from several sectors.
Theatre personalities of Gujarat infused the advanced technicalities of theatre and their ethnic culture to form their entertaining Gujarati theatre. The theatre personalities of Gujarat used the various types of Gujarati theatre and laid the modern Gujarati Theatre's foundation in the late 1980s. These theatre personalities of Gujarat brought western techniques and themes as well as music to form a renewed vernacular theatre, which of course led to the development of Gujarati Theatre. Thus, the original plays like "Kumar Ki Chhat Par" and "Kahat Kabira" by renowned theatre personalities of Gujarat like Madhurai, Vinayak Purohit, Shiv Kumar Joshi and others were revived.
The theatre personalities of Gujarat played popular Gujarati plays like Rustom, Jabuli and Sorab, which are based on the popular dramatic tale of Shah Nama. They are considered as the beginning of Gujarati theatre. The theatre personalities of Gujarat first staged their play at the Grant Road Theatre of Bombay on October 29 in 1853. Now, there has been a significant development in the theatre of Gujarat, owing to the effort of the theatre personalities of Gujarat. They did experimental and street theatre work of Hasmukh Baradi's Garage Theatre. The theatre personalities of Gujarat took issues, which are raised in Gujarati theatre, such as the bride price, witches, women's health, alcoholism, vaccination and many others. The personalities who have made a mark in the leaf of Gujrat Theatre are Jayanti Dalai, Ranchhodbhai Udayram Dave, Dattatraya Ganesh Godse, Dahyabhai Dholsaji Jhaveri, Goverdhan Hemchand Panchal, Mansukh Prabhulal Joshi, Shiv Kumar Joshi, Prabhulal Dayaram Dwivedi, Nanalal Dalpatram Kavi, Vaghaji Asharam Oza, Kailash Pandya, Madhu Rye, Jaishankar Bhudhardas Bhojak, Jashwant Thaker, Labhshankar Jadavji Thaker,Raghunath Brahmbhatt, Vijaya Mehta, Chandravadan Chimanlal Mehta, Umashankar Joshi, Bhaurao Lakshman Bapuji Kolhatkar, Lilaram Vatanmal Lalwani, Chunilal Madia, Gobind Mathi, Mangharam Udharam Malkani, Ram Partabrai Panjwani, Ganesh Govind Bodas, Amrit Keshav Nayak, Aram, Kaikhushro Navroji Kabraji, Bapulal Nayak, Muljibhai Khushalbhai Nayak,Pransukh Manilal Nayak etc.
Theatre personalities of Goa are the popular actors and dramatists making the Goanese Theatre a popular pavement of performing art. Goa, a former Portuguese territory, for more than 450 years has evidently included all kinds of influences of the Portuguese in their own native culture. Theatre is no exception and the theatre personalities of Goa have worked hard to expose this form of art in India and abroad as well. Often described as "The Rome of the East", Goa is a land of creativity and incredible art. More than 40 years after the departure of the Portuguese, Goanese theatre is perhaps the most westernized form of performing art in India. The majority of Goans are very bohemian and thus the theatre personalities of Goa enjoy the mingling of different cultures into one composite form. Music, dance, drama, food and fenny, are a few of the things most Goans are passionate about and the theatre personalities of Goa have invariable made their domain one of the strongest one. Damu Kenkre, M. Boyer and Jyotsna Bhole are the notable theatre personalities of Goa.
Theatre Personalities of Rajasthan has been creating an aura of innovation and creativity, well blended with cultural facets of the state to form their very own Rajasthani theatre. Rajasthani language was spoken in the north-western state of Rajasthan and the theatre personalities of Rajasthan exploited every accent of this sweet language to perform their plays. Rajasthani theatre did not develop any theatrical traditions apart from folk styles away from the courts, such as Khyal, Tamasha, or Rasdhari, and puppetry famous as Kathputli. Only as late as 1900, theatre personalities of Rajasthan came into proper recognition under the influence of Parsi theatre. The beginning of the twentieth century brought in the era of social reforms and the national movement in the nation and the theatre personalities of Rajasthan took up many such themes for their plays. Many social and historical plays written for the Parsi theatre became very popular after the performance of the theatre personalities of Rajasthan. The theatre personalities of Rajasthan took theatre as a powerful weapon of propaganda against social and political evils. Usha Ganguli,Ugamraj Khilari, Mohan Singh Maharishi, Giriraj Prasad, Harigovind Sharma, Pukhraj Gaud are the notable personalities related to Rajasthan theatre.