THEATRE : Saksham Theatre presents "Gandhi Aur Godse" Hindi Comedy Play > 7:30pm on 29th April 2018 - Delhi Events
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THEATRE : Saksham Theatre presents "Gandhi Aur Godse" Hindi Comedy Play > 7:30pm on 29th April 2018

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Venue : Amphitheatre, India Habitat Centre (IHC), Lodhi Road
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Time : 7:30 pm Add to Calendar 29/04/2018 19:30 29/04/2018 21:00 Asia/Kolkata THEATRE : Saksham Theatre presents "Gandhi Aur Godse" Hindi Comedy Play Event Page : https://www.delhievents.com/2018/04/saksham-theatre-gandhi-aur-godse-comedy-play-india-habitat-centre.html Amphitheatre, India Habitat Centre (IHC), Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003 DD/MM/YYYY

Duration : 1 hour 30 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.

Venue : Amphitheatre, India Habitat Centre (IHC), Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003
Parking : Gate No. 1, 2 & 3 (Cars), Gate No. 2 (Bikes & Bicycles)
Venue Info : Events | About | Map | Nearest Metro Stations :
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Area : Lodhi Road Area Events

Event Description : THEATRE : Saksham Theatre presents "Gandhi Aur Godse" Hindi Comedy Play

A social and political play, the story is about Mahtma Gandhi's experiments with truth, non-violence, thoughts, theories and beliefs. . The scene is placed four hours before the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi took place, where few Hindu extremist who held Gandhiji responsible for weakening India. The characters are all set to assassinate the Father of the Nation for many political and social reasons. They felt that he is sacrificing Hindu interest and is majorly to be blamed for the partition of India. One of the group members is influenced by the ideologies of Gandhiji. He is against this assassination. To put their respective points across, the setting is changed into a court scene where Gandhiji defends the accusations thrown at him. It also depicts Mahatma Gandhi views towards British rule, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, views on Nehruji, Mohd. Jinnah, the Satya Grah movement, Minority Community.A never before insight on the life of Mahatma Gandhi and controversies surrounding BAPU’s ideologies and his assassination.

Writer : Lalit Sehgal

Hindi Adaptation : Azara Rizvi

Design & Direction : Sunil Rawat

Cast & Crew : Sunil Rawat, Praveen Yadav, Vinod Juyal, Dharmender Sangwan, Rehmaan Khan, Anubhava Dixit

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 "Gandhi Aur Godse" Hindi Comedy Play > 7:30pm on 29th April 2018 THEATRE : Saksham Theatre presents "Gandhi Aur Godse" Hindi Comedy Play > 7:30pm on 29th April 2018 Reviewed by Rohit Malik on Sunday, April 29, 2018 Rating: 5

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