Saturday 21st December, 2013 – 6:30 pm
Draupadi (Manipuri – synopsis will be provided)
Story : Mahasweta Devi
Lights : L. Ibochouba
Music : H Tomba
Script and Direction : Heisnam Kanhailal
CAST includes Heisnam Sabitri in central role
Draupadi is an adaptation of Mahasweta Devi’s story about marginalized people who are continually oppressed by the powers that be. The protagonist Draupadi, or Dopdi, a Santal woman, fights against the atrocities being committed against her tribe. Ultimately, her husband Dulna is arrested and killed by the police. Dopdi, too, falls in their clutches.