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POST TIME: 9 March, 2018 00:00 00 AM
Aranyak to stage ‘Bhangabanga’ at Mahila Samiti today
DL desk

Aranyak to stage ‘Bhangabanga’ 
at Mahila Samiti today

Theatre troupe Aranyak Natyadal is going to stage its 54th production ‘Bhangabanga’, written by thespian Mamunur Rashid and directed by Faiz Zahir, today at 7pm at the Mahila Samiti Mancha in the capital’s Baily Road area. The story of the tragic-comedy ‘Bhangabanga’ is based in a village on the Bangladesh-India border in Benapole following the partition in 1947. It portrays the people of Benapole (Bangladesh) and Haridaspur (India). Several of Tagore’s characters like Bishu Pagla, Malini, Nandini, Bosonto Roy, Aparna, Nabin, Raja and others are involved in like small business, trafficking, prostitution, among others. Tagore’s writings and songs are referenced in ‘Bhangabanga’, as some of his songs are featured. It includes the love story between Raja of Benapole and Malini of Haridaspur, showing love breaking the barriers of barbed wires.

The play comes to a major climax when it is shown that an unknown person who has arrived intends to visit Patisar, in Bangladesh. That person turns out to be none other than the legendary Rabindranath Tagore who wishes to travel without any visa and passport to Bangladesh by boat.

The cast of the play includes Mamunur Rashid, Tamalika Karmakar, Sazzad Sazu, Feroz Mamun, Kamrul Hasan, Sayed Sumon, Hasim Masud, Surovi Ray, Rezwan Parvez, Kowshik Shaha and others.

Tickets will be available in front of the hall before the show. For advance ticket, one can contact at 01710884968 or 01718759754

Where: Mahila Samiti, Baily Road

When: 7pm, today