Category Articles: Drama

Review of Gujarati play Samudra Manthan

March 13, 2016

By Jayesh Adhyaru This experimental drama scores on its music, performances, and packaging DariyaChhoru You know the expectations are high when well-known playwright Aditi Desai brings a new play. Gujarati audience knows her as the creator of critically acclaimed plays like ‘Kasturba’, ‘Akoopar’ and ‘Agneekanya.’ Now she takes us on the voyage with her new play ‘Samudramanthan.’ It’s somewhat new experience for us to see broadway like singing and dancing clubbed in...Read More

Curating Youtube: A light Comedy Gujarati Play in which Dilip Joshi is at his best

March 23, 2015

Curating Youtube’ series by Japan K Pathak This is light comedy drama will most probably captivate you till its end. You need to sacrifice some logic in the end portion, but still it doesn't disappoint you as viewer. If you are not already his fan, you will become Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma fame Dilip Joshi's fan after watching this play. He doesn't allow this play to go dull even for a single second when he is on stage. Video: Jalsa Karo Jayantilal Content: Gujarati light drama...Read More

Paresh Rawal is being paid over three times more for Vadfest play, alleges Vadodara artist

December 24, 2014

Vadodara In a press conference held at Hotel Surya in Vadodara on Tuesday, artist Amrut Barot alleged that actor and BJP MP Paresh Rawal's plays are being procured at much higher price for VADFEST 2015. Barot said Paresh Rawal's play Kanji Viruddh Kanji is going to be performed for just Rs. 2.25 lakh two days after its scheduled performance during VADFEST for which organizers are going to pay him Rs. 8 lakh! Barot also claimed that organizers are going to pa...Read More

Gujarat govt presents Gaurav Puraskar to 12 artists

December 08, 2014

Gandhinagar, 8 December 2014 Gujarat government today presented Gaurav Puraskar for year 2013-14 to 12 artists for their contribution to drama, music, dance and folk art. The function to present the awards was held at Gujarati Sahitya Parishad hall. Shri Sumanlal Hiralal Shah, Dipti Subhash Brahmbhatt and Kaushik Dayabhai Sindhav were presented award for drama. Shri Dipak Raja, Arti Saumil Munshi and Divyang Vakil were presented awards for their contribution ...Read More

Gujarat govt to present Gaurav Puraskar to 12 artists this Monday

December 05, 2014

Gandhinagar, DeshGujarat, 5 December 2014 Gujarat government will present Gaurav Puraskar for year 2013-14 to 12 artists for their contribution to drama, music, dance and folk art. The function to present the awards will be held at Gujarati Sahitya Parishad hall on Monday, December 8. Shri Sumanlal Hiralal Shah, Dipti Subhash Brahmbhatt and Kaushik Dayabhai Sindhav will get award for drama. Shri Dipak Raja, Arti Saumil Munshi and Divyang Vakil will be presented ...Read More

Five days long Tapi Utsav to begin with Paresh Rawal’s solo-act

February 26, 2014

Surat, 26 February 2014 The city of Surat will celebrate Tapi Utsav during 26 February - 2 March. The utsav kicks off with Paresh Rawal's solo-act performance. The festival will have several events like Garba, vocal, Bhavai, fusion music, drama, sculpture, creative writing, installation, exhibition of 40 arts, workshops for 10 types of handicrafts, speeches, poetry reciting, movie show and more. Complete schedule can be found on this link ...Read More

Congress workers shout slogans at Paresh Rawal’s Gujarati play show in Ahmedabad

October 25, 2013

Ahmedabad, 25 October 2013 A group of Congress workers shouted slogans and created ruckus at Gujarati drama show acted by wellknown actor Paresh Rawal. According to a press release issued by the Gujarat Congress, the script of Gujarati play acted by Paresh Rawal mentioned some remarks against Congress party's national leader. A group of young Congress workers targeted last show of play at Thakorbhai Desai hall in Ahmedabad on Thursday, October 24th and shouted slogans ...Read More

AMC to felicitate three women,Gujarati play ‘Kasturba’ to be staged

July 18, 2013

Indore, 18 July 2013 The city of Amdavad will felicitate Pushpaben Kavi, Manjulaben Mehta and Usha Upadhyaya in a public event on 20 July at 7.00 pm in Jayshankar Sundari hall. The event has been organized by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation. Pushpaben Kavi is social worker, while Manjulaben Mehta is Sitar player. Dr. Usha Upadhyay is woman poet. Gujarati play 'Kasturba' will be staged on this occasion. This public event including the play is open for all. ...Read More

Revamped Yashwantrai Natya Gruh ready for reopening in Bhavnagar

July 04, 2013

Bhavnagar, 4 July, 2013 Renovated Yashwantrai Mehta Natya Gruh in Bhavnagar will be re-opened on 11 July. The Natya Gruh was undergoing renovation for last two years, and cultural activities like drama, music shows etc had completely stopped in the city. The inauguration event shall take place on Sunday, 11th of July in presence of Cabinet Minister Shri Raman Vora. In March 2011, the state government had declared Rs. 1.75 crore for renovation of this theater. T...Read More

A play featuring Chandrakant Bakshi’s life opens on 15 June

June 12, 2013

Etv interview of late Shri Bakshi via Youtube Mumbai, 12 June 2013 A play featuring the life of top Gujarati author later Shri Chandrakant Bakshi will be staged in Mumbai from 15 June. 'Hu Chandrakant Bakshi' a Gujarati play written by Shishir Ramavat is produced and directed by Manoj Shah. The role of Chandrakant Bakshi will be played by Pratik Gandhi. Bakshi wrote fiercely and forcefully without bothering about controversies. Mr. Bakshi was a master storyteller ...Read More

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