Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Foundation is presenting the magic of Dastangoi (storytelling) through their next play 'Hum Kahein Aap Sunein', on 6th August.
Directed by Nadira Babbar, the play features Nadira Babbar and Anant Mahadevan. Hum Kahein Aap Sunein is a play that explores the magic of the ancient theatre form of story telling on stage, 'Dastangoi', and is presented in a 'drama within drama' format.
The Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Foundation was founded by Mohammed Ali Baig, in memory of his late father Qadir Ali Baig, who was a doyen of Hindustani theater. It was established in an attempt at revival of theater, which had lost its sheen in India. The foundation has on board danseuse Vani Ganapathy, artistes Rohini Hattangadi, Suhasini Mani Ratnam and Urmila Matondkar, lyricist Javed Akhtar and director M S Sathyu.
The foundation not only stages plays regularly every month, but also imparts basic training in all aspects of theater, to nurture young talent. Begum Razia Qadir Ali Baig, wife of Qadir Ali, is the Chairperson of the foundation, while Sathyu is the National Director, and Mohammad Ali is the President.
Entry tickets are priced at Rs. 500, Rs. 300 & Rs. 100 per head, and are available at A A Hussain's (Abids), Ofen (Road No. 10, Banjara Hills), Music World (Banjara Hills), Walden's (Begumpet), Sangeet Sagar (Paradise Circle) & Shoe World (Pathargatti). Tickets can also be booked online at indianstage.in or can be delivered home by calling 98800-36611.