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Being Association's 'Sanhita Manch' wants to encourage new Hindi plays... A small festival will kick-start the endeavour...

August 11, 2017 10:14:10 AM IST
MTG editorial

Being Association has organised 'Sanhita Manch' for the purpose of sharing new Hindi plays and to encourage young theatre directors. It sent out a call for entries and 5 plays have been chosen out of 77 plays from across the country. The jury for the festival was Ranjit Kapoor, Tripurari Sharma and Kumud Mishra. The plays will be published by 'Story Mirror'.

FAIZ AHMED FAIZ and SAT BHASHE RAIDAS

The selected plays are SAT BHASHE RAIDAS by Rajesh Kumar, FAIZ AHMED FAIZ by Balaji Gauri, PATTHAR KE PHOOL by Avnish Singh, AGARBATTI by Ashish Pathak and DAALMOTH by Rahul Rai.

Three of the selected plays will be staged on 16th, 17th and 18th August 2017 at the P. L. Deshpande Sabhagruha in Mumbai and on 22nd and 24th September 2017 at the India Habitat Center, New Delhi.

The plays are directed by Rajendra Panchal of Paraffin from Kota, Happy Ranjit of Unicorn Actors Studio from Delhi and by Rasika Agashe of Being Association from Mumbai. There will be interactive discussion sessions for freshers with eminent writers and directors. The festival will also organise an exhibition on the history of Hindi playwriting.

Plays in Mumbai will begin at 7.30 pm on all days.

*Mumbai Theatre Guide takes no responsibility for change in schedule.


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