Swapan Mondal, founder-director of ‘Shudrka Hyderabad’, took to serious theatre under the able guidance of Shri G Udaya Bhanu, a prominent theatre personality of Hyderabad. Since then he has acted in several Hindi, Bengali and Telugu plays, won accolades and attended many workshops conducted by eminent theatre personalities. He is an active member of ASSITEJ India, the Indian chapter of the global organization ASSITEJ. He participated in the World Congress of ASSITEJ held at Warsaw, Poland in June 2014. He was one of the organizers of TIFLI,
Hyderabad, a theatre festival for children, in 2015 and 2016.