A gay man's lonesome quest for love, the psychological state of people in conflict zones, understanding politics of migration through sardines - such stories will come alive on stage in the capital from March 21.
‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ fame actress Richa Chadda, who has carved a niche for herself in the Hindi film industry, didn't mind utilising her free time to do a play because she feels the medium enhances her acting skills.
Essentially "theatre by the people and for the people", nukkad natak or street theatre (ST) has transformed into more of a "propaganda" tool used by political parties as a crucial election campaign strategy leading to disintegration and corruption of the art form, veterans say.
Myriad complexities of a long distance relationship, personal struggles where one loses sense of self or stifled voices of the marginalised -- a three-day festival in the capital that began Monday will narrate various tales of displacement in a modern Indian society.
Three plays touching upon three different issues - state of girl child in the country, loneliness among elderly people and absurdities of life - will be staged during the three-day Rangotsav theatre festival, starting Nov 27 in the capital.
Write-ups suggesting that actor Randeep Hooda, once a very close friend of actress Neetu Chandra, showed up at the Prithvi Theatres to witness her stage debut as ‘Umrao Jaan’ for old times` sake, has her fuming.