The South Central Zone Cultural Centre (SCZCC), along of ministry of culture, Government of India, organised organised ‘August Kranti Natak’ under Azadi ke Amrit Mahotsav on Monday.
The drama was conducted at the SCZCC premises in Nagpur. The drama will be available online for people on the YouTube channel of SCZCC from 4 pm onwards from 10th August.
The programme was inaugurated by Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Natya Gadekar, senior artiste, Parishad (intermediate), Mumbai president, Naresh Deepali Ghonge, Nagpur’s special executive officer, Yashwant Mohite, senior artiste, Pramod Bhusari, corporator, Gudadhe Patil and director of SCZCC Dr Deepak Khirwadkar.
In this play, an attempt was made to present an important event of the Indian Freedom Struggle, which is ‘Quit India Movement’, from 1942. Through this drama, the entire story of ‘Quit India Movement was depicted from start to end.
On one hand, it depicted father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi’s vision and on the other it depicted its impact on the youth and general public.
The play was presented by artistes of Rashtrabhasha Parivar Samajik Sanskrutik Sanstha, Nagpur. The writer of the play are Rupesh Pawar and Pushpak Bhat. The play was directed by Rupesh Pawar.
Over 34 artistes took part in the drama. Pushpak Bhat played the character of Mahatma Gandhi, Ashlesh Jamle played the character of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Patel and Aakanksha Kamde played the part of Sarojini Naidu. The programme was conducted by Deepak Patil.