Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

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 connected 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... .

 






  MENA News Headlines
 Aug 23 2014 - NMC Health profits up 27 percent in H1MENAFN
(MENAFN) NMC Health, the United Arab Emirates healthcare provider, boosted first-half profit by nearly 27 percent, led by higher occupancy across its hospitals, The Peninsula Qatar reported.The ...

 Aug 23 2014 - Emirates Airlines, TRIFAC sign MoUMENAFN
(MENAFN) Emirates airlines and Madhya Pradesh Trade and Investment Facilitation Corporation Limited (TRIFAC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), Khaleej Times reported.An Emirates ...

 Aug 23 2014 - Saudi non-oil exports up 14.9 percent in JuneMENAFN
(MENAFN) Saudi's non-oil commodity exports increased in June to USD4.97 million, up 14.9 percent over a year, while imports dropped 8.2 percent to USD13.72 million, QNA reported.Plastics and rubber ...

 Aug 23 2014 - Kuwait's KPC, UNIPEC sign crude supply dealMENAFN
(MENAFN) State-run Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) and China's UNIPEC signed a significant deal that would almost double crude oil deliveries over a decade, QNA reported.Under the agreement, KPC ...

 Aug 23 2014 - LG Electronics Holds a Training Session on "Multi V4"MENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) (Amman, 23 August 2014) LG's Air Conditioning Academy recently held a series of training seminars in its headquarters focusing on the latest LG innovation in the VRF industry, "Multi ...

 Aug 23 2014 - Future of Kuwaits Banking Sector to Be Examined at Euromoney Kuwait ConferenceMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Euromoney Conferences will hold their sixth annual Kuwait Conference on 9 September in Kuwait CityKuwait City, KuwaitIn less than just three weeks, the sixth annual Euromoney Kuwait ...

 Aug 23 2014 - Unlimited Vacation Club Introduces The Lifestyle CollectionMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) A new vacation membership program has been unveiled by the rapidly expanding Unlimited Vacation Club.Unlimited Vacation Club by AMResorts (UVC) is proud to announce the Lifestyle ...

 Aug 23 2014 - TripAdvisor Ranks Grand Residences Number One In Riviera MayaMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Grand Residences Riviera Cancun a Leading Hotel of the World is the newest addition to the Royal Resorts portfolio and has already hit the number 1 spot on TripAdvisor.com for hotels ...

 Aug 22 2014 - Mmashop.dk Offers the Best Collection of MMA Equipment OnlineMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Over the past couple of years more and more people have become rather interested in Mixed Martial Arts. The MMA industry can be seen to be growing through every passing day simply ...

 Aug 22 2014 - Mixing It Up Cory Brim Is Bringing First Class Mobile Bar Service To Events Across The DC Metro AreaMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Cory Brim of Sugar Rim Bar is revolutionizing event bar service in the DC Metro with his entirely mobile bartending service. A big hit Sugar Rim Bar is increasingly sought after in ...

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

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

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
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

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


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help