The week long Kartik Hazarika National Theatre Festival 2019 came to a successful end yesterday i.e on 9th January. The last day had a three consecutive plays throughout the evening.
The evening started with Nayan Prasad’s ‘Mukhamukhi‘, at the District library on 4.30 p.m. The play was staged by the troupe named ‘Surjya’ from Guwahati. Mukhamukhi is an assamese adaptation based on the bengali story ‘Parijat & Chotoko kaka‘ of the bengali writer Shirsendu Mukhopadhyay.
The second play ‘Ismat Aapake Naam‘ was staged by the troupe named ‘Motley’ from Mumbai under the direction of Mr Naseeruddin Shah. The play was inaugurated by one of the famous faces of the country, Mr Adil Hussain, at the Nehru Maidan at 6.30 p.m.
The event ended with Barhamthuri Sanskritic Charcha Kendra’s ‘Rukmini Haran’, directed by Sri Nilomoni Deva Goswami. This theatre group specializes in the traditional form of Bhaona and particularly of Ankiya Nat. Barhamthuri has been doing regular shows since 2001 to rave reviews and acclaim.
Tezpur was honoured to witness the best plays of the country in its heart during the entire event.