DOHRI DRAMA STORY

They just thought these were folktales. The folktales then became the voice of the marginalised. But Detha did more than just collate folktales and print them — he reworked them, spinning out their line plots into complex, layered stories, and weaving in a social context. The play goes on to show their relationship. This slideshow requires JavaScript. Refrain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks, name calling or inciting hatred against any community.

Based on a story by Rajasthani author Vijaydan Detha, the play ‘Dohri Zindagi’ was staged at different locations in the capital recently, including the National School of Drama. Cop takes bribe from truck driver in Ghaziabad They pledged their unborn children to each other in marriage. For a year now, after opening at the Gender Bender Festival in Bengaluru, the play has been travelling across India, presenting an unabashedly bold and explicit take on the story, and using it to speak up against intolerance and censorship. India must talk to China — it can put more pressure on Pakistan than USA We learnt why zebras have stripes by draping horses in striped coats The big news: Refrain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks, name calling or inciting hatred against any community. However on the night of the wedding his deception is revealed and this revelation will shake the foundations of morality, sexuality and society. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter.

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Dohri Zindagi

Once, a ghost visits the couple, and one of the girls asks him to turn her into a man, so that their marriage can be accepted by society. They just thought these were folktales. Duvidhafor instance, is a story ritually told by the village ojha shaman to heal those who suffered chronic fevers. What has fuelled rising mob violence in India? They married the same day and their wives conceived the same day.

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Gurleen has been associated with Theatre Professionals Private Limited as a drama instructor for several years now. At least five jawans injured as Pakistani forces allegedly violate ceasefire along LoC Anatol Lieven interview: France advises restraint but says it stands with India in fight against terrorism Of borders and tongues: The actors stuck to the script but opted to be graphic about the lesbian relationship and the awakening of desire.

Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by marking them offensive. The play goes on to show their relationship.

But Detha did more than just collate folktales and print them — he reworked them, spinning out their line plots into complex, layered stories, and weaving in a social context. The rest he assiduously and tirelessly collected from village women, many of them from marginalised communities like the Meghwals.

Jhalkari is our second production. Based on a story by Rajasthani author Vijaydan Detha, the play ‘Dohri Zindagi’ was staged at different locations in the capital recently, including the National School of Drama. Unfortunately, they have removed the comments now.

In Bhopal, Borunda and Belgaum we were asked to censor scenes from the play. Students perform dangerous stunts on board train, video goes viral The story of a ghost who transforms into the husband of a young bride caught in a loveless marriage and brings drzma and stor in her life makes for irresistible viewing.

Choubolianother outstanding Detha tale that turns every gender stereotype in fairytales upside down, was crafted into a dastangoi by Mahmood Farooqui and Danish Hussain. Writing entirely in Marwari, he created an volume compendium of Rajasthani folk tales, Batan ri Phulwari. Once we gave in to the censoring, we were given a slot.

Dozens of cars in parking lot near Aero India show catch fire A lesbian love story staged at National School of Drama. Dineout GIRF is live: Now we have completed 34 shows across India and we have had to censor and edit scenes several times on the requests and demands of the hosts. Based on a story by Rajasthani author Vijaydan Detha, the play ‘ Dohri Zindagi ‘ was staged at different locations in the capital recently, including the National School of Drama.

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DOHRI ZINDAGI

Eventually, the two girls get married. Often, Detha would read back to the women who gave him his stories his own version of them. Who is fit to be counted as an Dhori citizen?

Detha, like the poet-scholar AK Ramanujan, was an indefatigable collector of folklore and believed in their undying relevance for modern society. Read Post a comment. What has happened to the Ayodhya dispute in the last five years? She directs, does light design and also teaches drama to children and adults.

The play ends with both the girls living together after they request the ghost to reverse his blessing. The play has performed 35 shows in eighteen cities across India. BJP releases manifesto, promises no new tax.

However on the night of the wedding his deception is revealed and this revelation will shake the foundations of morality, sexuality and society. Refrain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks, name calling or inciting hatred against any community. In Prithvi theatre we were told that we would be given a slot only if we censored two scenes from the play. The play chronicals a love story set in a homophobic society.

Dohri Zindagi at Studio Safdar at Delhi – Events High

They pledged their unborn children to each other in marriage. Even animals can say no, Detha writes, but women cannot have a mind of their own. But in the original, the ghost is the villain who is punished for corrupting a virtuous wife.

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