Tuesday 31 May 2016

Chip of the old Block - DAY 833

Following in the footsteps of his grandfather Bachu Sampat, producer at INT (Indian National Theatre) and both his parents Paresh and Swaroop Rawal, Aditya Rawal is all set to relish his share of the spotlight and mother Swaroop Sampat is more than happy. “Paresh and I always knew that Aditya will make a skilled writer and we are delighted that he has decided to launch as a play wright and not a screen writer”. Paresh adds that more than a father he is excited as an actor that his son has now become a full fledged writer.
Aditya studied Theater at the London International School of Performing Arts and The Queen is a result of a newly minted M.F.A.Dramatic Writing Program, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU.  Set in 16th century Indiaduring the Mughal era it is the story of Durga, who is confined to the west wing of the palace after her husband, the Rajput king, marries a younger woman.  Isolated and angry Durga battles against the loss of her identity and resolves to destroy her husband King Amar. The queen is the story of beauty and betrrayal, a story of doom and dynasty.

Few people know that Aditya Rawal has co-authored two story books on Child Rights. He has produced and directed a documentary titled, Drama-in-Education: Taking Gandhi Out of the Textbook. Aditya is also an actor and starred in Gujrati play Kishan Kanhaiya and did a cameo in Ferrari ki Sawaari.


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