27th August 2019
The Kite Runner
Who: ‘The Kite Runner’ –
directed by Akarsh Khurana, produced by Akvarious Productions, performed by
Akash Khurana, Abhishek Saha, Nipun Dharmadhikari, Muskkaan Jaffery &
When: Saturday, 31st August & Sunday, 1st September, 2019.
Where: Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, Nariman Point.
Khaled Hosseini's universally loved; global
best-selling novel has been adapted for the stage by the incredibly talented
Matthew Spangler. The stunning play is a poignant but beautiful story about
family, love, friendship & ultimately about redemption. It’s equal parts
haunting and cathartic. It is an unforgettable and heart-breaking play about
the price of betrayal and an exploration of the interplay of father-son
relationships and finally about how love triumphs in the end.
The brilliant Akarsh Khurana has brought this engaging script to life and the production boasts of a stellar cast including the veteran Akash Khurana playing Baba’s role. The talented Nipun Dharmadhikari plays one of the protagonists Amir, while the amazing Abhishek Saha plays the now iconic and loved character – Hassan.
Get ready for an emotional journey unlike any other. And know that “there’s a way to be good again.” Step into the surreal world of the book, in real life as you watch it unfurl on the stage.
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Paresh Rawal’s Maharathi
Who: Paresh Rawal’s ‘Maharathi’ – directed by Vijay Kenkre, produced by Badaam Raja Productions, performed by Sachit Patil, Sunil Tawde, Madhavi Nemkar & more.
When: Friday, 30th August, 2019.
Where: Ram Ganesh Gadkari Rangayatan, Thane.
It’s chronicles the complicated life of Subhash Shirke, a petty thief. He saves the life of bankrupt ex-producer Jaisingh Adenwala during a car accident and gets recruited as his driver. However, he also shares an estranged relationship with his new employer’s wife Mallika.
Adenwala, who is debt-stricken, drowns himself in alcohol & as he commits suicide leaving behind an insurance policy worth crores, his now covetous wife faces a challenge.
Come find out whether she will be able to prove this well meditated suicide to be a cleverly planned murder. And whether Subhash will team up with Mallika or stand for the truth.
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Akvarious Productions’ One Night Only
Who: Akvarious Productions’ ‘One Night Only’ – directed by Amey Mehta, written by Tahira Nath & Amey Mehta, performed by Abhishek Krishnan, Apoorva Ranjankar, Meena Singh, Mohit Mathur & more.
When: Saturday, 31st August, 2019
Where: Prithvi Theatre, Juhu
Language: English, Hindi
Genre: Drama/ Historical
The 63rd Akvarious production - ‘One Night Only’ is a movement and dance-based theatrical piece. Dance forms such as Bharatnatyam, Contemporary, Odissi, and Karagattam, and the martial art form of Kalaripayattu are a vital part of this play. The dance performances are set to modern and Tamil folk music and a lesser-known but fantastic tale from the great Indian epic – Mahabharata – comes to life on the stage.
The play chronicles the story of Aravan - a boy in search of his father. His journey turns more fascinating as he discovers his true identity – that he is the son of Arjuna, the great Pandava warrior. However, the mastermind Krishna has other plans for him, and he manipulates Aravan into accepting one of the most unusual tasks in the Mahabharata. Between his acceptance of the task and its completion, lies one night. This one night that could change everything. It could have far-reaching consequences. Go on an engaging journey as you discover the events that unfold on this night. An unforgettable night that could perhaps make Aravan remembered forever. Come find out whether it actually does.
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Salaam… 1950s Ke Naam
Who: ‘Salaam… 1950s Ke Naam’ – presented by the NCPA, written & directed by Nadira Zaheer Babbar & performed by Juhi Babbar Soni, Ankur Parekh, Hanif Patni & more.
When: Saturday, 31st August, 2019
Where: The Experimental Theatre, The NCPA, Nariman Point.
This production is a spectacle. It is Ekjute's ode to the Golden Era of Indian cinema. It is a walk down memory lane for those who have grown up watching films of that era. It also attracts the generation of newbies who are curious about the history of traditional Indian cinema. It’s a timeless journey. It has all the celebrated themes and characters such as star-crossed lovers, revengeful Thakurs and Kabeelawalas. It even entails formulaic elements such as love triangles, family ties, sacrifice, conniving villains, the most loyal friends and surprisingly convenient coincidences.
This is your chance to time-travel & enter a by-gone era. Get your tickets now.
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