Bengaluru group Artwork Cross Theatre Predominant’s ‘Hum, Bharat Ke Log’ is among the many eight performs on the pageant
Famend Urdu and Hindi playwright Habib Tanvir’s Hirma ki Amar Kahani was a couple of tribal group in India of the Fifties, caught in a battle between the whims of a king, and the schemes of a brand new, supposedly democratic authorities. Although the play was written three many years later, the problems the tribal communities confronted was nonetheless present.
When Sumit Acharya learn the play one other 30 years later (in 2019) he discovered the plot nonetheless relatable. Sumit’s theatre group, Artwork Cross Theatre Predominant, tailored and staged the play as Hum, Bharat Ke Log at Alliance Francaise final September. It has been chosen for the Rangmanch – Theatre Pageant of India in Indonesia.
“It’s a satirical play, peppered with darkish humour. It takes a have a look at the definition of growth, tribal rights and actions,” says Sumit.
The pageant will probably be on-line as a result of pandemic. “The crew needed to make an internet model with the actors recording their bits and me remote-directing. Then, we put collectively all of the bits,” says Sumit, “We had to verify the modifying was minimal in order that it doesn’t really feel like a film. We’ve tried to take care of the essence of theatre.”
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