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Sobar Manoj

April 28
Academy of fine arts, 3pm,
Play: Hindi translation of Manoj Mitra's Alakanandar Putrakanya as Alka by Little Thespian directed by Uma Jhunjhunwala

April 28
Sisir Mancha, 5pm,
One Act: Manoj Mitra's Gandhojaale in Bengali by Sanskritik Shantipur and directed by Kaushik Chattopadhyay
Face to face: Manoj Mitra to be interviewed by Bratya Basu and Bibhas Chakraborti, moderated by Meghnad Bhattacharya
One Act: Manoj Mitra's Bonojyotsna in Bengali by Suranjana Dasgupta's Nirbak Abhinoy Academy

April 29
Academy of Fine Arts, 6.30pm
Puppet Show by Sudip Gupta based on Manoj Mitra's play Saheb Baganer Sundari
Play reading: Manoj Mitra's Aswathama to be rea
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Excerpts from the Sobar Manoj Utsav

Excerpts from the Sobar Manoj Utsav brochure..

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"When a creative artist can excel in so many fields - writing, acting and directing, it is obvious that he is truly gifted.

Manoj Mitra's work is known for its wide and deep sweep, across time and space, years of rural and urban Indian history to contemporary social causes, from outbursts of comic laughter to heart touching silence."

From A treasure of Indian Theatre by Kiron Bhatnagar

"This play (Bagiya Baanchha Ram Ki) lives on even now after 45 years and I am sure it will go on living. Because, it celebrates an eternal truth: Triumph of INNOCENCE AND ZEST FOR LIFE, negating vices like Avarice.

I have done four other plays of Manoj - Kissa Hakeem Saheb Ka,(Galpo Hekim Saheb) Saiyyan Bei
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