Dhaka-based theatre troupe Dhaka Theatre staged its play Dhaboman on the third day of the week-long theatre festival underway at Kabi Nazrul Auditorium at Rikabi Bazar in Sylhet on Wednesday.
Dhaboman, written by late legendary playwright Selim Al Deen and directed by thespian Shimul Yusuf, depicted the life of Bangalees and Garo community living on the bank of Someshwari River at Birishiri-Durgapur area in Netrokona.
Shimul Yusuf, Shahiduzzaman Selim, Nasrin Nahar, Chandan Chowdhury, Rosy Siddiquee, Esha Yusuf, Nargis Akter, Asaduzzaman Aman, Saidul Islam Sayeed, Mostafa Ratan, Nayan Hossain, Jewel Sharif, Rafiqul Islam, Sazzad Rajib, Samiyun Jahan Dola, Sheikh Ronny Hossain, Tariqul Islam Litan, Faridur Rahman, Senjuti Khan Toma, Hasnat Mithun, Jayashri Mazumder Lata, Aysha Rahman Asha, Shahzada Samrat and Shanta Islam Nupur played different characters in the play.
Sylhet-based theatre troupe Diganta Theatre staged its play Pejgy based on Frence playwright JBP Moliere’s play with same title on Thursday. The play has been adapted by Apu Aman and directed by Dibakar Sarker Shekhar.
The week-long festival has been organised by Sammilita Natya Parishad Sylhet, a platform of the Sylhet-based theatre troupes, in association with cultural affairs ministry of Bangladesh, Sylhet City Corporation and Sylhet-based cricket team Sylhet Sixers to promote cultural exchange between Bangladesh and West Bengal of India.
The festival will continue till March 25.
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