Natyalok Sylhet staged Mulluk depicting struggles of the tea garden workers at Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam Auditorium in Rikabibazar, Sylhet on Monday.
The play was staged on the fifth day of the ongoing 12-day theatre festival organised by Sammilita Natya Parishad Sylhet marking the International Mother Language Day.
Bakar Bakul’s play, directed by Khoaz Rahim Sabuj, features the everyday struggles of the tea garden workers for survivals. All the characters in the play speak in the typical dialect used by the tea-pickers— mixture of Bangla, Urdu and English languages— to present their struggles for basic rights since the British colonial period.
It also highlights their past and also their contributions to the historical movements taken place from the British colonial rule to the war of independence.
Nurjahan Jesmin, Farzana Jahan Sharmin, Shah Farid Uddin, Jubayer Ahmad, Tariqul Islam Pappu, Sazzad Hossain Shubha, Farhin Jahan Nuba, Shahiduzzaman Sujan, Babul Ahmad, Pinki Roy, Nahila Khanam, Ariful Islam, Enamul Haque, Dilowar Ahmad, Farzana Jahan Tarin and Rizvi Arif Deepan performed different characters in the play.
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