Palakar stages Ujane Mrityu

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 00:00, Jan 07,2019 | Updated: 01:58, Jan 07,2019

 
 

A scene from Ujane Mriytu. — Ali Hossain Mintu

Theatre troupe Palakar staged its acclaimed production Ujane Mriytu at Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Saturday.
The play, directed by Shamim Sagor, is based on Syed Waliullah’s novel with the same title.
The play depicts the plight of poor people living in the coastal areas through conversations between two fishermen.
One of them recollects his past and tells his friend how he lost his wife and sons because of natural calamities.
The fisherman’s reminiscences are portrayed on stage through different characters played by male and female actors of the troupe. Though there are some inconsequential and insignificant dialogues, the director has relayed philosophical messages through them.
Asaduzzaman Shubho, Sazzad Hossain, Charu Pintu, Sanzana, Nirbhana and Sheikhjada Priyonkan acted in the play.
‘I tried to make some changes while adapting the novel into a play to portray the plight of human beings. I added three female characters namely Satabdi, Eva and Shuddha,’ Shamim Sagor, director of the play, told New Age.

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