Tuesday, 24 October 2017 »  Login
in
»
I am at

Nagamandala - Girish Karnad's Play By Nishumbita Theatre Group

Nagamandala - Girish Karnad's Play By Nishumbita Theatre Group is an event that took place on 10-Jan-2010 in Hyderabad.
USER RATING
0.0
0 USERS
RATE
Rating is quick and easy - try it!
  • Venue
    Ravindra Bharathi (1.1 km)
    Opposite Legislative Assembly, Saifabad, Hyderabad • Telephone: 040-2321-2832
  • Date/Time
  • Type
  • Price
    Rs. 300 & Rs. 100
  • Contact
    Nishumbita Ballet & Theatre Group, at 98492-56440 / 98664-58233
  • Add New Field:
Nishumbita is presenting Dr. Girish Karnad's famous play Nagamandala, on 10th January, at the Ravindra Bharathi auditorium. The play is directed by Rammohan Holagundi, and was written by Girish Karnad.

Nagamandala is based on two oral Kannada tales Karnad had heard from his mentor-friend and poet, translator and philologist A.K Ramanujan, to whom Karnad also dedicates the play.

It is a folktale transformed into the metaphor of the married woman. It comrpises 2 folktales transformed into one fabric where myth and superstition, fact and fantasy, instinct and reason, the particular and the general blend to produce a drama with universal evocations. Nagamandala tells the story of an unhappy bride who fills her loneliness by conjuring fantasies, dreams and illusions - involving a king cobra - to give meaning to her life.

The play was staged in other languages as well, and adapted into an award-winning Kannada film of the same name in 1997. Videsh, Deepa Mehta's movie starring Preity Zinta, was adapted from the play, too.

Rammohan Holagundi, teacher, trainer and theatre director of Nishumbita & Koshish, is a gold medallist in theatre from the Central University of Hyderabad. He is pursuing his doctoral studies in theatre from Osmania University. He has acted in over 60 productions, and has directed nearly 65. He has a number of children’s productions to his credit.

Nishumbita Ballet & Theatre Group, a group based in Hyderabad, came into existence in 1995 to promote the values of dance and theatre among the populace of the twin cities especially the youth. It works with the motto of promoting social values and the culture of dramatic excellence. The group today boasts of a 55-strong membership of amateur as well as professional artistes.

The first production of the group was, Lithuania, a play in English written by Rupert Brooke, followed by Shrushti Ka Akari Aadmi, a play in Hindi written by Dharamveer Bharati; Apahij, a Hindi play written by Bipin Kumar Agarwal; and other productions in English, Hindi and Telugu.

Entry passes are priced at Rs. 300 & Rs. 100 per head. Please contact Rammohan Holagundi at 98492-56440 / 98664-58233 for tickets and further details.
Share. Save. Connect.
  EMAIL
  PRINT
  SAVE
Be the first to comment on Nagamandala - Girish Karnad's Play By Nishumbita Theatre Group! Just use the simple form below.
LEAVE A COMMENT
fullhyd.com has 700,000+ monthly visits. Tell Hyderabad what you feel about Nagamandala - Girish Karnad's Play By Nishumbita Theatre Group!
Rate Event
[no link to your name will appear, overriding global settings]
To preserve integrity, fullhyd.com allows ratings/comments only with a valid email. Your comments will be accepted once you give your email, and will be deleted if the email is not authenticated within 24 hours.
My name:

MORE EVENTS IN THIS PERIOD
Dissatisfied with the results? Report a problem or error, or add a listing.
ADVERTISEMENT
SHOUTBOX!
ADVERTISEMENT
This page was tagged for
questions based on girish karnad novel nagamandala
nagamandala by girish karnad summary
play nagamandala
Girish Karnad's Nagamandala book reviews
nagamandela play girish karnad
Follow fullhyd.com on
© Copyright 1999-2009 LRR Technologies (Hyderabad), Pvt Ltd. All rights reserved. fullhyd, fullhyderabad, Welcome To The Neighbourhood are trademarks of LRR Technologies (Hyderabad) Pvt Ltd. The textual, graphic, audio and audiovisual material in this site is protected by copyright law. You may not copy, distribute, or use this material except as necessary for your personal, non-commercial use. Any trademarks are the properties of their respective owners. More on Hyderabad, India. Jobs in Hyderabad.