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It's a whole lot of drama in the Capital

art-and-culture Updated: Apr 16, 2012 00:14 IST
Shreya Ramachandran
Shreya Ramachandran
Hindustan Times
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This April, Delhi is getting all artsy with the series of plays being put up by Mumbai-based Ekjute Theatre Group. Run by prominent theatre personality, Nadira Babbar, the group is commemorating its 31st anniversary by putting up this theatre festival that will be on till April 22. The festival showcases plays dealing with varied themes ranging from friendship, art, and family, to class differences, social problems and conflicts.

"We have always had a fabulous response from the audience in Delhi for all our shows," says Juhi Babbar Soni, daughter of Nadira Babbar. "In fact, several members of Ekjute are from Delhi," she adds. A large number of Ekjute members are also alumni of the city's National School of Drama.

NadiraThe festival that kicked off on Friday with the group's popular play, Paint se Brush Tak, a tribute to painter MF Hussain, promises to stage some of its best plays in the coming days. So get ready for a theatre sojourn!

Catch it here
When: Ekjute Theatre Festival
When: April 17-19
Where: Shri Ram Centre For Performing Arts, Safdar Hashmi Marg
When: April 20-22
Where: The Little Theatre Group Auditorium,
Copernicus Marg
Time: 4pm and 7pm on April 21 and April 22; 7pm on the remaining days
Entry: By Tickets, available at the venue
Nearest Metro Station: Mandi House on Blue Line

April 17: Kahaniyaan
April 18: Hum Kahein Aap Suney
April 19: Operation Cloudburst
April 20: Sandhya Chaya
April 21: Yaar Bana Buddy
April 22: Dayashankar ki Diary