Adaptation of a Marathi masterpiece

Adaptation of a Marathi masterpiece


Ranga Shankara will be staging its production Hakki Harutide Nodidira on July 17.

As a tribute to one of India’s greatest playwrights, Vijay Tendulkar, who passed away last year.

They are producing an adaptation of one his masterpieces, Ashi Paakhare Yeti, in Kannada.
It is a play that has been performed in several Indian languages such as Hindi, Gujarati and Kannada apart from the original in Marathi.

With Hakki Harutide Nodidira, Ranga Shankara taps and brings together the best of veteran and young theatre talent in Bangalore. 

Interestingly, prominent actresses have played the role of the heroine, Saraswathi (Saru), in various languages. Arundhati Nag has essayed the role in Urdu while B Jayashree has done it in Kannada. The play is being directed by Manav Kaul from Mumbai. Manav Kaul is an actor, writer and director, who has won much acclaim for work like Shakkar ke Paanch Daane, Ilhaam, Bali aur Shambu, etc.

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