Hasonjaner Raja to be staged at Shilpakala Academy on June 13

Culture Desk

12th June, 2019 12:47:33 printer

Hasonjaner Raja to be staged at Shilpakala Academy on June 13

Prangonemor, one of the popular theatre troupes of the country, will stage its much-acclaimed production Hasonjaner Raja at the main auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy tomorrow at 07:00pm.

Written by eminent writer Shakur Majid and directed by Ananta Hira, the play Hasonjaner Raja is based on the story of mystic poet and zamindar Hason Raja.

Hason Raja (1854-1922) was a landlord of the Sunamganj district, who inherited huge areas of land property at his teenage.

He accustomed with reckless life because of huge money and power. But in his mid-fifties life took a turn when he realised that wealth is the main cause of all wrong in the world.

Then, he wrote off all his wealth in a will and started a journey of self-discovery traveling on boats through the haors.

Hasonjaner Raja is the 13th production of Prangonemor. Stage designer, musical advisor, music planner and custom designer of the play are- Faiz Zahir, Selim Chowdhury, Ramiz Raju and Nuna Afroz respectively.

Probable casts of the play are- Ramiz Raju, Awal Reza, Mainul Tawhid, Sagor Roy, Subheccha Rahman, Shubho, Jewel Rana, Asha, Prakriti, Preeti, Shujoy, Neeru, Shumon, Badhan and others.

The play was staged for the first time on April 20 at the main auditorium of National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.