In a first-of-its kind event Kapol Theatre will showcase the work of playwright, actor, director, Bhisham Sahni,a brainchild of Seema Bhargava Pahwa and Manoj Pahwa, now managed by their daughter Manukriti Pahwa, who has completed her Bachelors in Performing Arts (Dramatics) from M S University, Vadodara.
Having performed many of Bhishamji’s playwrights in the past, the latest being a presentation of Saag Meat at the Vice President’s office in Delhi, Seema Pahwa thought, the 8 August, Sahniji’s birthday to be the most appropriate day to celebrate the legend and his brilliance.
This event feature renowned theatre and film personalities, namely Naseeruddin Shah, Ratna Pathak Shah, Yashpal Sharma, Heeba Shah, Manoj Pahwa, Seema Bhargava Pahwa, Manukriti Pahwa and Mayank Pahwa performing and reciting five of Bhisham Sahniji’s famous stories.
Seema Bharagava Pahwa has directed and designed the event, ensuring an exquisite experience for everyone.
The event will also include a book stall showcasing all of Bhisham Sahni’s work, with an aim to educate the masses and NCPA organizing a special screening of Tamas and Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho.
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