Weeklong int’l theatre fest ends in Jashore

Saifur Rahman Saif . Jashore | Published: 00:00, Oct 20,2019


A scene from Mutbring. — New Age photo

A weeklong international theatre festival organised by Jashore-based theatre troupe Bibartan Jashore ended at Jashore Shilpakala Academy auditorium on Friday.

State minister for cultural affairs KM Khalid inaugurated the festival as the chief guest on October 12.

‘Bibartan Jashore organised the festival marking its 30th founding anniversary where over 250 artistes from both India and Bangladesh staged plays,’ said Sanoar Alam Khan Dulu, president of the organisation.

Theatre troupe Loko Natyadal staged Aamra Tin Jon on the opening day of the festival. Besides, plays like Mutbring, Irsha, Jishnujara, Khelaghar, Champabati, Phire Pawa and Chand Saodagar were staged at the event.

Bibartan Jashore staged Mutbring, written by Sadhona Ahmed, at Jashore Shilpakala Academy on Monday.

Yusuf Hasan Arko, teacher of Jahangirnagar University, directed the play in which Sanoar Alam Khan Dulu, Nawroj Alam Khan Chapal, Kamrul Hasan, Arpita Shikder Tuli, Ruhina Sharmin Alice, Shahrin Sultana, Sharmin Sultana, Kamal Biswas, Debashish Mallik, Asif Khan, Bhagirath Paul, Sheikh Jahid, Manosh Biswas, Sumon Banarjee and others played different roles.

‘The play portrays the life of underprivileged people, who are being oppressed by the influential in society,’ HR Tuhin, former general secretary of the troupe, told New Age.

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