Bharat Rang Mahotsav : 15th Theatre Utsav in Jaipur


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Theatre biggies are congregating in the Pink City for the 15th edition of the National School of Drama’s Bharat Rang Mahotsav with a line of popular plays. Inaugurated in Jaipur on January07, 2012 the Rang Mahotsav would delight the theatre enthusiasts till January 17, 2012 at Jawahar Kala Kendra and Ravindra Manch, Jaipur.

Bharat Rang Mahotsav was established a decade ago by the National School of Drama to stimulate the growth and development of theatre across the country. Originally a national festival showcasing the work of the most creative theatre workers in India, it has evolved to international scope, hosting theatre companies from around the world, and is now the largest theatre festival of Asia.

The 15th Mahotsav will include several national and international performances, and various associated events in a wrap-around program. Check out the programme schedule for the plays in Jaipur



Jawahar Kala Kendra
7:oo PM

Rabindra Manch
5:30 PM

7 Mon


Dir: Vinay Sharma
Group: Padatik, Kolkata
Hindi, 1 hr 45 mins

8 Tue

Rang Bajrang
Script & Dir:: Dinesh Thakur
Group: Ank, Mumbai
Hindi, 2 hrs

Fellini’s Dream
Playwright: Stefano Geraci
Dir: Pino Di Buduo
Group: Teatro Potlach, Rieti, Italy
English, 1 hour

9 Wed

Prem Ki Bhoot Katha
Playwright: Vibhuti Narayan Rai
Dir: Dinesh Khanna
Group: Pehchan, New Delhi
Hindi, 1 hr 20 mins

Indian Tempest
Artistic Dir: Paddy Hayter
Group: Footsbarn Theatre, France
English, French & Malayalam, 2 hours

10 Thu

Drums on The Dam
Playwright: Helen Cixous
Dir: Ashim Das
Group: Fame School of Dance, Drama and Music, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Bengali,1 hr 45 mins

Piya Bahroopiya
Dir: Atul Kumar
Group: The Company Theatre, Mumbai
Hindi, 2 hrs 10 mins

11 Fri

The Non-Stop Feel-Good Show
Script & Dir: Maya Krishna Rao
Group: Vismayah, New Delhi
English, 1 hr 15 mins

Yaar Banaa Buddy -Bang on . . . Dhamaal Tigdi!
Script & Dir: Nadira Zaheer Babbar
Group: Ekjute Theatre Group, Mumbai
Hindi, 2 hrs 10 mins

12 Sat

Adaptation: Rakesh Bedi
Dir: Harbansh Singh
Group: Pratik Arts Theatre, Mumbai
Hindi, 2 hrs

Monsieur Jor Dan and Dervish Mastali Shakh
Playwright: M. F. Akhundzadeh
Dir: Firudin Maharramov
Group: Sumgait State Musical Drama Theatre, Azarbaijan
Azeri, 1 hr 45 mins

13 Sun

A True Calling
playwright:Vijayadan Detta
Adaptation & Dir: Chongtham Jayanta Meetei
Group: EX-Theatre Asia, Miaoli, Taiwan
Manipuri & Chinese,
1 hr 10 mins

Dhawala Bheeshana
Dir: Dharmasiri Bandaranayake
Group: TrikonE Cultural Foundation, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka
Sinhalese,2 hr 15 mins

15 Tue

The Knocking Within
Dirs: Wendy Jehlen & Pradhuman Nayak
Group: ANIKAI Dance, USA
English, Hindi & American Sign Language, 1 hr

Laila Majnu 
Playwright: Natha Ram Gaur
Dir: Anil Chaudhary
Group: NSD Repertory Company, New Delhi
Hindi, 1 hr 30 mins

16 Wed

Anecdotes & Allegories by Gulbadan Begum
Script: Choiti Ghosh
Concept & Dir: Anurupa Roy
Group: Katkatha Puppet Arts Trust, New Delhi
English,1 hr 30 mins

Kaun Hai Yeh Gustakh
Playwright: Shahid Nadeem
Dir: Madeeha Gauhar
Group: Ajoka Theatre, Lahore, Pakistan
Urdu,2 hrs

17 Thu

Compilation & Dir:Mahmood Farooqui
Team: Danish Husain & Mahmood Farooqui, New Delhi
Hindustani, 2 hrs 10 mins

The Virgin and the Beast
Playwright and Artistic Dir: Zsolt Pozsgai
Dir: Armand Kautzky
Group: Új Színház, New Theatre, Budapest-Hungary
Hungarian, 2 hrs

* Programme subject to change at short notice

Advance booking has already started on 4th Jan 2013 at NSD Campus from 10.00am to 3.00 pm.  A small percentage of tickets of all denominations will be available at and also over the phone with Bookmyshow – +91-11-39895050. The online booking will close at midnight before the day of the show.





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