‘Niyati’ staged at Darpan Sabhagaar
West Zone Culture Center's monthly theatrical evening 'Rangshaala' portrayed the duality of humans as puppets in their show 'Niyati' on Sunday.
West Zone Culture Center’s monthly theatrical evening ‘Rangshaala’ portrayed the duality of humans as puppets in their show ‘Niyati’ on Sunday.
Shilpgram’s Darpan Auditorium hosted the show ‘Niyati’, a Sophocles tragedy translated by Bharat Ratna Bhargav and directed by eminent theater artist Ashok Banthia. The art direction, set decoration and the performance of the artists had a lasting impact on the audience.
The play depicted the human conflict of action (Karma) and destiny in context of Indian philosophy. It also raised unanswered questions in mind whether the life of a human is based on his good and bad karma or is his destiny already pre-decided.
The show was based on Sophocles Greek tragedy in Indian context. The artists involved in the act were Antariksh Nagarwal, Garima Parikh, Yogendra Parmar, Deepak Singh, Mamta Mathur, Umesh Verma, Mohan Bhardwaj, Naresh, Tarun, Abhinay Natyakulam, Gaurav and Karan. The light direction was by Abhishek and Shahzor. Costume designer were Banthia, Garima and Malti Kashyap. Other helpers were lakshman, Mehmood and Shakeel.