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Seema Biswas plays Kadambari,a widow who wakes up in a cremation ground wrapped in a shroud.

Written by EXPRESS FEATURES SERVICE | Published: May 14, 2012 3:23:22 am



Seema Biswas plays Kadambari,a widow who wakes up in a cremation ground wrapped in a shroud.

Is she dead or alive?

Rabindranath Tagore’s short story,Jibito o Mrito,is adapted for the stage and titled Jeevit ya Mrit. It will be presented at Max Mueller Bhavan from May14-16.

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Reel Canvas

Director Suresh Kohli captures Jatin Das’ life and times in a 28-minute-long documentary titled The World of Jatin Das. The film will be screened at India Habitat Centre on May 23,followed by a question-and-answer round.

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The Pianist

A discography full of award-winning recordings and performances all over the world makes Piers Lane one of the more acclaimed international pianists. His performance at NCPA on May 25 focuses on the influence of Liszt and Chopin on Debussy.

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Scandal Revisited

Titled The Flowers of Evil,this French film with English subtitles tells the story of a wealthy Bordeaux family that gets caught in the crossfire when Anne decides to run for Mayor. A pamphlet that revives a murder scandal turns up,ensuring that life isn’t the same again. Directed by Claude Chabrol,the film will be screened at Prithvi Theatre,Juhu,on May 16.

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Four See

Abhijit Shete,Prasad Jagdale,Rajesh Desai and Sudipa Darke come from different professional backgrounds but find a common language in painting. They present interpretations of their surroundings at a show titled “4 Colours of Nature” at Bliss Art Gallery till May 20.

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Earth Canvas

Sandesh Shete’s canvases bring alive scenes from Pune,Lonavala,Malshej Ghat,Varanda Ghat,Mahabaleshwar and the Kokan. His exhibition “Love Nature,Save Nature” is being held at Malaka Spice till May 15.


Novel Graphics

Russian artist Svetlana Bashlykova is inspired by the magic of the mountains,Buddhist chants and music,textiles,Indian miniature paintings and mandalas. She explores these on canvas with geometric shapes,intricate patterns and eclectic colours. The exhibition is on till May 31 at Girl In The Café,Sector 17.

Manto Magic

Amritsar-based Kewal Dhaliwal pays a tribute to Manto in his birth centenary year by creating a play called Ik See Manto. It is based on six stories by Manto,such as Khol Do,Thanda Ghosht,Kali Salwar and Toba Tek Singh.

The play will be staged on May 14 at Punjab Kala Bhawan,Sector 16.

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