A theatrical depiction of the real life events between the Mahatma and an ordinary man, Tarkeshwar Pandey, Samagam Foundation presented Gandhi tum zinda ho a play at Surtal, Taalkatora Gardens on 3 November. The play was conceived designed and directed by Raj Upadhyay. It was a mega production by way of sound, light and special effects on stage.
More than 40 actors participated in this mega production. The play aspires to give impetus to the Mahatma’s ideology. A ripple effect of calm and tolerance spread through the despair and gave people hope.
The main aim is to understand and incorporate the values of one of the greatest social thinkers and reformists, Gandhi, the Mahatma, in turbulent times such as today.
The audience gave standing ovation at the end of the play and appreciated the level of production and also the acting talents of the lead actors. Also present at the play were Prakash Javadekar, Vijay Goel, Abha Dalmia, Raj Upadhyay, Veena Chaddha, Rashmi Malik among others.