Abhishek Chakraborty

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From love to social issues, all on one stage

A scene from Ek Kutte Ki Kahaani directed by Anil Chaudhary

Starting from Laila Majnu’s struggle for love to a patriarchal society’s fixation with a male child, to characters of Saadat Hasan Manto, the Bhartendu Natya Utsav had it all on a single stage. Organised by the Sahitya Kala Parishad, the cultural wing of the Delhi government, the 30th Bhartendu Natya Utsav featured an array of plays. directed

The modern story of time

Stills from Kaal-Time

Kaal-Time, the innovative dance work that tells the extraordinary cosmic and modern story of time, was presented for the first time in Delhi by the Janak Khendry Dance Company on March 12 at Kamani Auditorium.

The modern story of time

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Kaal-Time, the innovative dance work that tells the extraordinary cosmic and modern story of time, was presented for the first time in Delhi by the Janak Khendry Dance Company on March 12 at Kamani Au

Festival to serve all genres on one platter

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From struggling story of a common man to the painful saga of a widow, to a biography of a legendary poet, the Modern Theatre Festival will bring a variety of plays of different genres in one platter.

Little Laila was taught that God creates everyone and also leads everyone back to Godself after death. So, she prayed: “Dear God, instead of letting people die and having to make new ones, why don’t you just keep the ones you got now?” Laila’s prayer may never be answered; but, Easter does assure us that life, not death, is what we’re created for.

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.