My conversation with this amazing playwright!

Mahesh Dattani at Confluence 2010.

Mahesh Dattani at Confluence 2010.

‘Theatre being a mirror to society has a great deal of truth…’ says Mahesh Dattani while delivering his presentation on ‘The playwright’s Quest’ at Confluence – Asia International Literary Festival held recently in Guwahati. An attempt on mirroring the contemporary urban Indian society is very much a part of his theatrical output. Presently a resident of Mumbai, the playwright was born on 7th August 1958 in a Gujarati family settled in Karnataka then. This was his second visit to Assam, who first visited the state in 2007. The playwright’s short stay in the state is indeed appreciable, due to his wholehearted engagement with the audience, the students and above all the drama/theatre lovers. Continue reading

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