Lovers of Urdu poetry — especially the works of poetic exponent Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan — are in for a treat this week. A three-day festival featuring plays on the legendary bard is being organised by Delhi-based theatre company Pierrot’s Troupe and city-based group Kirdaar.The event will see three plays directed by thespian M Sayeed Alam — Ghalib In New Delhi, Ghalib and Ghalib Ke Khat.
Ghalib: A vibrant account of the life and times of the legendary poet.
Ghalib Ke Khat: A unique play that portrays Mirza Ghalib and his friends, disciples, wife and even his maid, reading and reviewing his letters.
Ghalib in New Delhi: Deals with Mirza Ghalib’s re-birth in 21st century New Delhi, highlighting his trials and tribulations.
The festival will be held from November 15 to 17, at Rangsharda Auditorium, Bandra Reclamation, from 7.30 pm onwards.