4th Guwahati Theatre Festival Starts off Tomorrow with Rakesh Bedi’s 'Patte Khul Gaye'
GUWAHATI: The fourth edition of the G Plus Guwahati Theatre Festival will be kicked off tomorrow on the 6th of December till the 8th of December 2019 at Pragjyoti ITA Center, Machkhowa. With the unique festival, the organizers G Plus, the leading English weekly of Guwahati in association with Assam Tourism, Apollo Hospitals, Purabi Milk, Bank of Baroda, Indian Oil and Life Insurance Corporation, aims to showcase world-class performances with quality entertainment, becoming a prestigious landmark in the cultural landscape of Guwahati.
The 3-day long festival brings together highly acclaimed plays like Patte Khul Gaye, The Davil Wears Bata and Kusoor, The Mistake from the house of nationally acclaimed production groups.
The opening play, Patte Khul Gaye is a Hindi comedy directed by veteran theatre actor Rakesh Bedi. It is a hilarious portrait of the hypocrisy in our society. The play narrates the story of Dr. Manoj Rai and his wife Manju Rai who have invited a group of friends for dinner. Packed with hilarious situations and entertainment, Patte Khul Gaye is a must-watch for comedy lovers. The popular cast of the hilarious play includes Rakesh Bedi, Kishwer Merchant, Anant Mahadevan, Avijit Dutt & Rupali Ganguly. Along with the plays, this festival also promises to provide learning opportunities to the local youth through the workshop with Rakesh Bedi on the 6th of December.
“The idea behind Guwahati Theatre Festival is to reach out to wider audiences and help shed the notion that theatre-going is an activity restricted only to a certain section of people. While we are launching with theatre, we hope to highlight the importance of theatres and plays in the region and promote the culture of appreciating various forms of performing arts”, said Sunit Jain, Festival Chairman & Publisher, G Plus.