Monthly Archive: March 2008

Curtain Call(Keval Arora)

Keval Arora’s Kolumn Curtain Call For most of us, the curtain call is a ritual that marks the close of a performance. As a ritual it cuts both ways. It’s gratifying when we’ve enjoyed...

A Young Dancer’s First Solo

A Young Dancer’s First Solo -Manohar Khushalani An Arangetram in dance is like an airplane pilots first solo flight – an announcement to the worldthat you have arrived and can now go it alone. Shruti...

Actor at large (Manohar Khushalani)

Actor at large  -Manohar Khushalani When was the last time you heard of a guy actually getting nabbed by the police on the basis of a newspaper ad displaying his mug? Don’t we all...

Without Boundaries – Hindu Temples in Pakistan

Without Boundaries – Hindu Temples in Pakistan -Manohar Khushalani The Indo-Pak cricket war has brought into limelight some of the temples that still exist in Pakistan and have been shown on TV. In the...

Remembering Safdar Hashmi

Remembering Safdar Hashmi –Manohar Khushalani Having been associated with Street Theatre from late seventies my memories of Jan Natya Manch are equally old. It was way  back in 1977 that I first met Safdar...

Celebrating Women with Colours on Canvas(Manohar Khushalani)

Celebrating Women with Colours on Canvas –-Manohar Khushalani  Pic above: Moeen Fatima’s interpretation of Amrita Shergill’s work.     This year has been designated by the UN as the Year of Women. To kick start the...

Naseer as ‘The Prophet’ (Manohar Khushalani)

Naseer as ‘The Prophet’ – Maohar Khushalani The location: Tata Experimental Theatre at Nariman Point in Mumbai. On stage two hospital beds at right angles to each other and a screen. The audience trickles...