Chaitanya Art Theatres and Samaikhya Bharathi, in collaboration with the Department Of Culture, AP, are organizing Vizai Bhaskar's Bahu Bhasha Natakotsav. This is a festival of 9 Telugu plays written by D Vizai Bhaskar, translated into different Indian languages. The festival is from 16th to 19th March, at Ravindra Bharathi.
On 17th, the 2nd day of the festival, Zindagi Ka Khel (Jeevannatakam) is the 1st play to be staged, at 3pm. Presented by the Income Tax Recreation Club of Hyderabad, Zindagi Ka Khel was translated by Shantha Sundari and directed by Shafi. This play presents the inter-play between the Jeeva and Deva (Man and the God), delineating various stages of physical life of a human being directed by the metaphysical. It was translated and produced in Kannada, too. It bagged the prestigious Nandi Award for the 'Best Script' in 2003 at the State Level Competitions, followed by several other awards and honours.
Born in Ampolu village in Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh, D Vizai Bhaskar received his Masters Degree in English Literature. He started his career as a lecturer in English, but soon switched over to public service as Municipal Commissioner, in which capacity he has seen different cross sections of society, and the boundaries of human greed and mutual exploitation.
He has produced 22 plays, and his scripts have bagged a number of Nandi Awards, as well as the Potti Sriramulu Telugu University Sahitya Puraskar. He has also published a volume of poetry. Ruthwik, Puliswari, Hiranya Garbha, Kabeerdas, Sramanakam, Chitram, Shatruvu and Bapu Cheppina Maata are his other popular dramas on the Telugu stage.
Please contact K K Raja at 2321-5555 / G Satya Narayana at 2404-3828 for further details.