Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Oman- Drama staged by Bangiya Parishad gets good response at Al Bustan Palace  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Muscat Daily - 17/04/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Bangiya Parishad, the Bengali wing of Indian Social Club (ISC), Muscat, staged their drama Sesh Anko (The last Episode) at the Oman Auditorium of Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel on March 28. The drama, written and directed by Swapan Chakraborty, was a grand success. 

The Bengali wing of ISC, Muscat, carries the reputation for hosting major cultural shows with their local talents. Sesh Anko is surely another feather in their cap. A sleek and marmoreal depiction of the story, with excellent script, efficient direction, proficient acting, well composed music, beauteous dresses and make up, and ideal stage lighting, made Sesh Anko a treat for the 500-odd audience. The success was a result of the month-long script writing and six months of rehearsals.

Director Swapan said, ''It is very easy to host a cultural evening with guest artistes from overseas. In such events, our involvement is practically nil. We have tremendous potential among our members and we already have displayed that in the mega musical events and dramas. ''For a drama of this length and quality there is no short cut.'' Sesh Anko is a drama inside a drama. Badal Majumdar, a jail-released despondent scriptwriter did not give the full script to the drama team.

That almost results in the cancellation of the show. However, the director of the team announces that Roy and Dhanuka, two very influential sponsors are coming to watch the drama rehearsal. Thus, he asks the audience to also watch the rehearsal. The timeline and backdrop of the drama is Sonakhali, a small village at the border of Bangladesh and India (West Bengal) during 1971 Bangladesh freedom movements. When an entire nation was fighting for freedom, a group of people led by an influential politically onnected leader Big Boss was taking advantage of the chaotic war ambit.

Right from transfer of counterfeit goods to illegal trafficking, this group was involved in all kind of deceptive and insidious acts. The gang leader was a notorious criminal called Kalu Chacha. In this group, there was a person named Akash who was unlike the others. He was an unemployed young man who got intertwined in this vile association for need of money to treat his crippled brother. This group makes a plan to transfer out one of the young lady Amina, who has come in search of her father lost in war clutter. Akash finds Amina to be his childhood mate. They were separated at early age as Akash's father migrated to India. Akash tells her the truth and assures to be her saviour but in vain. The group beats up Akash and Amina is handed over to Big Boss. Amina, in extreme funk, screams, and Big Boss, concerned over his political stature, strangles her to death.

To save Big Boss, the group frames Akash and Akash gets life imprisonment. In absence of the script for the last episode, the director announces finality of the show without a conclusion but the despondent, apparently insane script writer Badal asks not to close the screen. He comes to stage and announces himself as the character Akash and addresses Roy, the sponsor as Big Boss and also accuses Roy for the truculent murder of Amina. No one believes Badal and escort the sponsors to safety.

Frustrated and derelict Badal, stays on the stage loosing all his hope for a justice. At the end, the entire team comes back and assure Badal that the drama will be staged again and again until the villain Roy (Big Boss) is not exposed and request Badal to tell the whole story to the audience. Badal starts recounting the story once more... .

 


Muscat Daily




  MENA News Headlines
 May 26 2016 - UAE tourist spend down 6% in first quarterThe Arabian Post
(MENAFN - The Arabian Post) The overall tourism spend by visitors to the UAE declined by 6% in the first quarter of 2016, according to a report on consumer card spends by Network International, the ...

 May 26 2016 - Saudi's Vision 2030 to be supported by huge organizationsMENAFN
(MENAFN) Saudi Vision 2030's six-fold growth will be accomplished in non-oil revenue to USD 266bn by 2030.Furthermore, the vision aims to grow non-oil government income from USD 43bn in 2015 to USD ...

 May 26 2016 - Qatar, Belgium to enhance bilateral tradeMENAFN
(MENAFN) Qatar and Belgium plan to boost business relations, while there are 31 firms in Qatar controlled by Belgium or have joint venture with Qatari companies.Moreover, Qatar aims to insulate the ...

 May 26 2016 - Thailand Agricultural Machinery Market expected to cross USD 600 million benchmark by 2020: Ken ResearchMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Ken Research announced its latest publication on "Thailand Agricultural Machinery Market Outlook to 2020 - Changing Labour Force Pattern and Improving Credit Environment to Shape ...

 May 26 2016 - Ursais's 31 pts power Pirates past DiamondsArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Parrel Ursais scored 31 points as CIC Pirates blew things open in the second half en route to their first inter-company game win, 91-73 against Brown Diamonds Friday as the 6th ...

 May 26 2016 - Nissan Al Babtain sponsors Red Bull's Neymar Jr Five Int'l TournamentArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co (AABC), the exclusive agent of Nissan in the State of Kuwait always aims to reach its young clients and keep them entertained and engaged in ...

 May 26 2016 - Makkah metro project delayed by restructuringArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) A $16.5 billion mass transit project planned for Saudi Arabia's holy city of Makkah has been delayed so that its financing can be restructured, the head of the implementing body ...

 May 26 2016 - Kuwait's index bounces 45.63 pts volume soarsArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Kuwait stocks swung higher on Wednesday, as sentiment brightened on rising oil prices and positive regional cues The bourse, after a tame start, jumped 45.63 points to 5368.25 ...

 May 26 2016 - KIPCO hosts 'Speed of Trust' seminar by CoveyArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) The Kuwait Projects Company (KIPCO) hosted Stephen M.R. Covey on his first trip to Kuwait. Covey is a renowned keynote speaker and advisor on trust and leadership and the author ...

 May 26 2016 - Twin assaults squeeze DAESHArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) US-backed Syrian fi ghters and Iraqi forces pressed twin assaults against the Islamic State group on Wednesday, in two of the most important ground offensives yet against the ...

more...


 





Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help