Writer :  Dhruv Bhatt
Director :  Aditi Desai
Cast :  Abhinay Banker, Kalpna Gagdekar Raksha Naik, Aditi Desai and others


By MTG editorial


The play is based on the life of the Maldharis - animal breeders, who live in the Gir forest, which is known as the last home of the Asiatic lion. The play is based on the well-known novel 'Akoopar' by Dhruv Bhatt.

The play covers the culture and traditions of the Maldharis, their realtionship with nature, the animals, their philosophy of life, which extends to the conservation of the enviornment. The life of the Maldharis has been observed to create an authentic picture. The play comprises music, song and dance. This theatre production has attempted to re-create the jungle of Gir on stage and brings into focus contemporary ecological issues.

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