Yes, the Marathi drama is back on the stage! After a poster and a video clip on social media announcing Mogra, the first ever Marathi ‘Netak’ (live internet play) went viral Recently , many eyebrows were raised. There was a buzz among Marathi theatre lovers about the new announcement albeit with a slightest edge of doubts over the possibilities amid the ongoing pandemic lockdown. The announcement by the production house has answered all the questions in the minds of the fans.
Conceived and directed by well known and popular actor Hrishikesh Joshi, the first ‘Netak’ or Live Internet Natak named ‘Mogra’ is being launched on 12 th July 2020 in Mumbai. And now on Sunday, 26 th July 2020 Nagpur to witness “Mogra” the first ever Marathi ‘Netak’ (Live internet play) at 4.00PM. Written by Tejas Ranade the play will be presented live through the internet and the fans can enjoy it sitting in their favorite theatre, their own living rooms! The play will also feature leading Marathi actress and household name Spruha Joshi, Bhargavi Chiramule, Gauri Deshpande, Mayura Palande and Vandana Gupte Marathi theatre fans are overwhelmed with one-of-its-kind concept of online play and are eagerly waiting for its first show.
The teaser of ‘Mogra’ released recently has revealed all information answering all the questions in the minds of the theatre lovers. The fans were curious to know about the actors, director, writer and format in which the play was planned to be presented even as theatres and multiplexes remain to be shut.
Marathi theatre has the ages-old tradition of the stage presentation in different formats. It has always evolved with fresh vigor and strength through the times of challenges. The theatre has bounced back with new experiments and changes with the help of able shoulders of its torch bearers. Marathi theatre connoisseurs have played a major role by supporting all such experiments and standing by the critical junctures says Hrishikesh Joshi -well know Actor and Director of Mogara
‘Mogra’ is another such experiment by ardent theatre lovers and talented artists with the deep trust that the theatre lovers will stand by it.