Best of theatre to captivate Delhi's audience
A homage to theatre legend Mohan Rakesh, Mohan Rakesh Natya evam Samman Samaroh will showcase plays selected by an expert committee through all India competition
Delhi Government's art and culture wing Sahitya Kala Parishad, which promotes various Indian Art and Culture, is organising Mohan Rakesh Natya evam Samman Samaroh and release of the book 'Natya Tarang' by Chief Guest Manish Sisodia, Dy Chief Minister of Delhi. It will be held from November 11 – 14, at Kamani Auditorium, Mandi House.
The 4-day festival is homage to the theatre legend Mohan Rakesh and will showcase plays selected by an expert committee through the all India competition.
This year, the top four artists who are selected for the Mohan Rakesh Natya Lekan Competition are Dr Sanjeev Kumar for Kritha, Raas Bihari Dutt for Chaya – Hindol, Ravikant Mishra for Anth se Aarambh and Yogesh Tripathi for Chauthi Cigarette.
Each day, one of these four selected plays will be showcased.
On the first day, after the award ceremony, the audience will get to see Dr Sanjeev Kumar's Kritha which is directed by Sanjay Upadhyay. The playwright for this play won the first prize at the competition held by Sahitya Kala Parishad.
On the second day, Ravikant Mishra's Anth se Aarambh will be showcased. This will be followed by Yogesh Tripati's Chauthi Cigarette, to be showcased on the third day. The play is directed by Dr Daanish Iqbal.
On last day of the festival, the second prize winner – Raas Bihari Dutt's Chaya-Hindol will be presented by Bharati Sharma (Director).