The theatre culture in Delhi is a pretty strong one. People from around the country come to the city to become a member of some theatre and hone their acting skills. It is not just because theatres in Delhi have better directors or better guidance, it is because theatre has become an inseparable part of Delhi's culture. Delhi as a city has embraced theatre like no other, with people performing, rehearsing and watching plays on a daily basis. Which is why celebrities and artists from all over the country come to Delhi and create plays and pieces of art that can never be justified on screen.
If you've been wanting to watch a fantastic thought-provoking play, 'Broken Images' starring Shabana Azmi, written by renowned playwright 'Girish Karnad' and directed by Padma Shri awardee Alyque Padamsee would be the perfect thing for you.
About the play
We live in a digital age where we are forever struggling with our image, the one we try to portray and the one people have of us. The image of our own self is constantly changing with the changing life experiences and we often struggle to deal with it. Broken Images is a play by Padma Shri winning playwright 'Girish Karnad', it is a story of two sisters a paraplegic intellectual and a writer, both played by the Padma Bhushan winning actress and both struggling with their individual images and the image they both have of each other.
The play goes deep in retrospection, trying to deal with the identity crisis we as millennials have to deal with on a day to day basis. Shabana plays the sisters on stage, as they morph into one another and the play takes an interesting turn as the images are constantly built, broken and questioned.
'Broken Images' is a must-watch for millennials and young individuals who are struggling with their identity. So go watch the play, shed a few tears and get ready to question everything around you.
Date: July 27
Location: Sirifort Auditorium- August Kranti Marg, Asian Games Village Complex, Gautam Nagar, Delhi
Ticket Prices: ₹ 750 onwards