Friday, 30 September, 2022

‘Neelakhyan’ to be staged at BSA today

‘Neelakhyan’ to be staged at BSA today

Popular theatre troupe Mahakal Natya Sampraday will stage its much-acclaimed production ‘Neelakhyan’ at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) today evening.

The troupe is staging the drama, marking its 39th founding anniversary.

Based on National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam’s ‘Sapure’, the play has been directed by Anan Zaman. The plot presents the story of a snake charmer who suffers between desires for physical love and spiritual attainment.

The story of the play revolves around Zohor, leader of snake a charmer’s community, who eagerly appeals to Monosha, the goddess of snakes, to grant him a spiritual status that will make him impervious to snake venom. The goddess accepts his prayer on the condition that he will have to abstain from carnal desires to dedicate his body and mind to achieving the goal. Thus the story of the play continues..

The probable cast of the play includes Poly Biswas, Surela, Shamrat, Ripon Rony, Konal Ali Shathi, Shahinur Prity, Noor Akhter Maya, Shibli Sharker, Polin, Kanis Ftema Lisa, Mir Zahid Hasan and others.