As part of Nashisht Series.
Based on Anita Mohan Rakesh’s autobiographical ‘Satrein aur Satrein’ and Mohan Rakesh’s diary, his books and stories, the evening attempts to offer a glimpse of his temperament and talent and their turbulent courtship and intense relationship.
It unfolds with a narration of her struggle to cope with a dysfunctional family, her meeting with Rakesh, their correspondence and eventually a rather dramatic elopement later on. The audience gets a taste of Mohan Rakesh’s literary genius against the backdrop of their life in the 50s and 60s.
‘Anita aur Rakesh’ is an enticing journey with both Anita and Mohan Rakesh and a privileged first hand peek into their somewhat complex but very intriguing lives.
Artiste: Kanika Aurora – A multifaceted actor
Concept: Kamlesh Kumar Kohli
Collaboration : Impresario Asia
Asmita Theatre Group presents Swadesh Deepak’s “Court Martial” Hindi Play.
When respect is denied to a man for the only reason that he is borne by ‘low-caste’ parents, the offence cannot simply be termed as a social violence. It assumes larger proportions of crime against humanity and society at large. Yet by the turn in situation the murderer becomes a win…ner whereas the victim is unforgiving.The culprit may receive severe punishment at the hands of the law but, in fact, it is the society which is put in the docks. Court Martial, written by Swadesh Deepak, is a story of recruit Ram Chander who is tried for murdering one of his officers and injuring another.
The Court Martial is presided by a war veteran. Col Surat Singh who has witnessed many ‘life –and –death’ situation. But this trial puts him in a queer position, so far unknown to him, and during the course of interrogation he realize that the issues at stake are much larger than what meets the eye. Realizing that the Indian army is the only government agency in which reservation on caste basis is not permissible. Court Martial presents a combination of legal and poetic justice.