THEATRE : Saksham Theatre presents "Ballabhpur ki Roopkatha" Hindi Comedy Play > 7:30pm on 8th April 2018

Venue : Amphitheatre, India Habitat Centre (IHC), Lodhi Road
Saksham Theatre Ballabhpur ki Roopkatha Hindi Comedy Play Still

Time : 7:30 pm Add to Calendar 08/04/2018 19:30 08/04/2018 21:20 Asia/Kolkata THEATRE : Saksham Theatre presents "Ballabhpur ki Roopkatha" Hindi Comedy Play Event Page : Amphitheatre, India Habitat Centre (IHC), Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003 DD/MM/YYYY

Duration : 1 hour 50 mins.

Entry : by Tickets priced at Rs. 200, Available at :
Online : BookMyShow
Offline : At the Programmes Desk, Habitat World, IHC before the show if not sold out
Note : For 8 years old and above.

Venues : Amphitheatre, India Habitat Centre (IHC), Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003
Parking : Gate No. 1, 2 & 3 (Cars), Gate No. 2 (Bikes & Bicycles)
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Area : Lodhi Road Area Events

Event Description : THEATRE : Saksham Theatre presents "Ballabhpur ki Roopkatha" Hindi Comedy Play

This play is based on the ancient history of the city of Ballabhpur. Bhupati Rai, the grand son of Ramapati bhuyan carried their legacy and still has a 400 year old palace. Now his financial conditions are not so good and he's planning to sell the palace, but he is unable to do so because the palace is haunted.
There is no single person left in town from whom he hasn't taken credit, and in order to settle the dues he wants to sell the palace and shift to Kolkata, where he wants to set up a dentistry with one of his friends. After several attempts, he somehow manages to get a buyer. To impress the buyer he pretends to be the Royal King and takes help of his creditors to become his royal staff. Now the confusion starts when Mr. Haldar, the buyer visits the palace. Will Bhupati be able to sell the palace to Haldar? Will Haldar come to know about the ghost in the palace? 
A modern Indian comedy with all the suspense and fun you need.

Writer : Badal Sarkar

Design & Direction : Sunil Rawat

Cast & Crew : Aqsa Parveen, Pooja Pathak, Vinod Juyal, Dharmender Sangwan, Ritesh
Pandey, Prem Prakash, Abhay, Sachin Shaurya, Anubhava Dixit, Kapil Pal.

Background : The play is part of Saksham Theatre Festival 2018

Saksham Theatre Festival 2018 running from 08th April to 13th May 2018 at Aphitheatre, India Habitat Centre. The tenth annual festival will host elevan different plays of playwrights like Badal sarkar, Saadat Hasan Manto, Vijay Tendulkar, Peter Shaffer, Dario Fo and Lalit Sehgal, Mahesh Dattani, Friedrich Durrenmatt and Ashok Lal.

Festival begins with the comedy of Badal Sarkar “Ballabhpur Ki Roopkatha” which revolves around a person Bhupati Rai who wants to sell his 400 yrs hunted palace. The other play of Badal Sarkar in the festival is ”Baki Itihas” an intense drama about the struggle of common people to be a part of history. “The Physicists” is a satirical drama by Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt, deals with the progress of the modern science and it’s impact on our lives. The festival also feature comedies like “Hasmukh Mehta Ki Wasiyat” a harsh yet comedic reflection of the patriarchal society, Dario Fo’s “Cant Pay! Wont Pay!” Which raise the question of unemployment, food shortage and freedom of expression and “Miyan biwi Aur Manto “a comical take on the sweet-sour relationship shared by husband and wife, Peter Shaffer “Black Comedy story of a Struggling sculptor Brij Mehta and his fiance, Kanti. Vijay Tendulkar’s  “Khamosh Adalat Jari Hai” tries to touch upon the issues like unfulfilled desires, hypocrisy, gender discrimination, social customs and manifestations of power. While the Ashok Lal’s “ Ek Mamooli Aadmi” raises questions about our social, family relationships, bureaucracy and human values. “Gandhi Aur Godse”written by Lalit Sehgal , a never before insight on the life of Mahatma Gandhi and controversies surrounding Bapu’s ideologies and his assassination. Festival ends with Manto’s “Toba Tek Singh” based on Indo-Pak paritition.

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THEATRE : Saksham Theatre presents "Ballabhpur ki Roopkatha" Hindi Comedy Play > 7:30pm on 8th April 2018 THEATRE : Saksham Theatre presents "Ballabhpur ki Roopkatha" Hindi Comedy Play > 7:30pm on 8th April 2018 Reviewed by DelhiEvents on Sunday, April 08, 2018 Rating: 5

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