As part of its monthly schedule of Telugu plays, Rasaranjani is staging Korika, on 20th & 21st of April, at Sri Thyagaraja Gana Sabha. Presented by Sri Sai Arts of Kolakaluru, the play is written by Chitta Shankar, directed by Goparaju Vijay, and has K V Subbarayudu, Chitta Shankar, Goparaju Raman, Goparaju Vijay and K Joseph in the cast.
Korika intends to throw light on the country's judicial system and the prevailing procedures in prosecuting criminals. A majority of the sections in the IPC were written during the British Raj. As time changes, new regulations need to be drafted, and procedures changed.
At most times, criminals are exploited by framing cases under various irrelevant sections which take years and sometimes lifetimes to pass judgement on. This play ends with a message that courts and lawmakers are there to refine a criminal and not to create a criminal - this is the playwright's wish (korika).
Rasaranjini was established in March 1993, with a staging of the famous play Kanya Sulkam. During the 14 years since its inception, it has staged about 1,900 plays. It stages a play every month at Sri Thyagaraya Gana Sabha, to promote this neglected form.
The association not only stages its own productions, but also gets groups from outside and pays for their staging. It also trains in acting and mime. K V Ramana, IAS, is its president. Most of the members are renowned theater personalities.
The entry to the play is by tickets of Rs. 10 only, available at the venue. Please contact D Someshwara Rao at 94401-42266 for further details.