MUNSHI PREMCHAND'S KAFAN (HINDI – 60 MINUTES)

A comedy of the dark age.

It is an original stage adaptation of Munshi Premchand’s last short story. Kafan is a dark comedy. In the play, Puppetry is being explored to depict the tussle between two classes and the plight of Budhia, who is caught in the crossfire. Bleakness of hope in the story and awfulness of the father-son duo find a delicate balance. At times the situations break into morbid humor. In the end a wine-house becomes the stage for Ghisu (Father) and Madhav's (Son) rebellious dance, defying not only the laws of the land but also that of the Gods.

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CAST

  • Ghisu - Anoop Gupta
  • Madhav - Manas Dev Chaudhury
  • Budhiya - Vaishali Chakravarty
  • Bihari - Adesh Sidhu
  • Mukhiya - K Suresh

CREW

  • Lyrics – Mahmood Alam
  • Vocals – Vaishali Chakravarty, Rashmi Sinha, Vishakha Chakravarty & Shashwat Srivastava
  • Lights – Arnab Das/Dev Pathak
  • Production – Rahul Chandra
  • Design – Vaishali Chakravarty & Sunit Sinha
  • Story – Munshi Premchand
  • Music, Script & Direction – Shashwat Srivastava

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