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Ismat Apa Ke Naam
October 6, 2012 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Based on a collection of short stories by famed Urdu writer Ismat Chughtai (1915-1991), the play consists of three monologues. “Gharwali” told by Naseeruddin Shah, is a heady satire of the institution of and the social mores of 1940s India. “Chhui Muee” told by Heeba Shah (Nasseruddin’s real-life daughter), is a tribute to the power of the rural woman, a depiction of two very contrasting stories of pregnancy and childbirth. “Mughal Bachcha” told by Ratna Pathak Shah (Naseeruddin’s real-life wife), tells a powerful love story set against the backdrop of the faded glory of the great Mughal Empire in the time of the British Raj.
Presented by Why Not Theatre
For tickets, please visit www.beyondbollywood.ca
October 5 at 7:30pm
October 6 at 7:30pm
October 7 at 7:30pm
Event Duration: 150 minutes
Event Location: Performance/Event Space