Aranyak stages Rarang

Cultural Correspondent | Published at 12:00am on July 09, 2019

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A scene from Rarang.— Sony Ramany

Aranyak Natyadal staged its production titled ‘Rarang’ at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Sunday.

The play depicts the struggles of the Santal community, an ethnic minority group living mostly in the northern part of Bangladesh, and highlights the life of Santal leader Alfred Soren.

The play, written and directed by thespian Mamunur Rashid, depicts the Santal Revolt of 1855 against the British Raj and the corrupt Zamindari system.

It also touches some burning social issues of that time including remarriage of widows, social negligence and others.

Thespian Mamunur Rashid, Tamalika Karmakar, Dinu Majumder, Sajjad Saju, Hashim Masud and others acted in the play.