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BotTala to celebrate 10th founding anniversary today
Play ‘Bonnotherium’ to be staged at the event
DL desk

BotTala to celebrate 10th founding anniversary today

On the occasion of celebrating the 10th founding anniversary of the theatre troupe BotTala, the troupe has organised a day long programme featuring award ceremony, dance, songs and staging plays at the Mahila Samiti in the capital’s Baily Road today. As a part of the celebration, ‘Nadim Smrity Srestha Natyakormi Padak 2018’ will be conferred today at 6pm.  A devoted artistes of BotTala will be bestowed with this award. Theatre artiste Martha Rita Gomez will be present as chief guest and hand over the crest to the awardee, while director Masum Reza, Azad Abul Kalam and Mohammad Bari will be present as special guests.

In the second part of the celebration, BotTala will stage its 10th production ‘Bonnotherium’ at 8pm at the Mahila Samiti Mancha. Based on Sukumar Roy’s story ‘Heshoram Hushiarer Diary’, Evan Riaz has adapted and directed the play.

The play has a zoology organisation that discovers a new, strange species of cow and catches it, and other organisations and scientists also chase after it, without concern for the nature.

The play casts Toufiq Hasan Bhuiyan, Dhrubo Kayes, Sheyuti Shahgufta, Hafiz Akher Jhuma, Pankaj Majumdar, Evan Riaz and others. Mohammad Ali Haider is the advisory director for the play, while Samina Luthfa has done the choreography. Bratto Amin, Humayun Rewaz, Sharmin Ety and Raihan Babu have done music.

At the programme, artistes of BotTala will render songs and will cut a cake to celebrate the occasion.