Theatre Speaks

Chirag Vohra Theatre Speak
Actor
Which is the last good play you liked and why?
DEAR FATHER for its writing and performance.

Your favourite adda to see a play...
Prithvi Theatre.

Your favourite playwright...
Naushil Mehta, Uttam Gada and Saumya Joshi.

Your favourite play-character...
Manilal in MASTER PHOOLMANI.

A play you would like to see filmed. Why?
DR.ANANDIBAI. LIKE... COMMENT... SHARE... As everyone should know about her n the strength of a woman and MAREEZ for the journey of a great shayar.

A novel/short story you would like to see on stage? Why?
Gujarati Novel Dariyalal for depicting human spirit to explore the world n making the best from nothing.

The most hilarious play you have seen...
BAPU TAME KAMAL KARI

An important play (but ignored):
JAL JAL MARE PATANG on the life of Manilal Nabhubhai Dviwedi.

A passage from an important play that you can recite...
Rap from a play called HUTO ANE HUTI OH YAAA.



Je Chale Che Ene Tu Enjoy Kar...
Tari Bajuma Je Bethi Che Ene Pan Tu Enjoy Karaav.
Aavu Tari Life Ma Jo Bani Gayu Hoito Ene Tu Remember Kar.
Prem Ma Na Padyo Hoi To Hamnaj Pad.
Ane Padi Gayo To Oobho Tha Le Jhaal Maro Hath Ne Fari Fari Padd.

How do you regard the Mumbai/Indian theatre scene?
Theatre has been doing great always and hope and pray it stays that way post Covid 19 as well.

Can you think of a foreign production that you found remarkable? Why?
THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI, for its superlative performance.

Your favourite director/actor/music or set designer...
Manoj Shah / Paresh Rawal / Rajat Dholakiya / Subhash Ashar

A significant Indian production that you may have witnessed...
MARO PIYU GAYO RANGOON and GANDHI THE MUSICAL

Life in the theatre without the humble batata-wada or the cutting chai... or can you recall the best gastronomic experience you've had in the precincts of the theatre to date?
Cutting chai is the essential part of the theatre process for me.
 
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