MAREEZ : The Poet, The Man - Facebook Live

June 23, 2020 3:27:29 PM IST
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Dharmendra Gohil | Hussaini Dawawala | Satchit Puranik | Aishwarya Mehta Perform Vinit Shukla's play, Directed by Manoj Shah

Date : 27th June 2020

Time : 07:00 PM

Where : @MumbaiTheatreGuide - Facebook

About Play MAREEZ

The play is a deep serious exploration of the poetic impulse based on the life of MAREEZ: poet, writer of beautiful ghazals, lover of alcohol; a man who courts any muse visible to him; a man reduced to selling his poetry to businessmen who pass it off as their own- MAREEZ is a fantasia on the theme of poetic improvisation.

Based on Raish Maniaar's book- "Mareez": Astitva ane Vyaktitva, Mareez is unique in Gujarati Literature. In the artificial split between high culture and pop culture, Mareez makes his appearance like a colossus. As all creative geniuses do, Mareez completely redefined the ground rules of shayri, a genre made famous by Urdu ghazalkars.

Manoj Shah's production brings alive the life and times of this underrated poet with a palpable energy. Gulam Mohammed Sheikh's backdrop is sublimely beautiful, providing the perfect setting to a biographical play interspersed with the poetry of life.

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