Devdas, a novella by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, is probably one of the most famous love sagas in Indian Literature. Translated into almost every major language, this novella has seen its glory in Indian Cinema. This time AGP World broughtthe Classic On Stage with all its grandeur, premiered on 17th November 2018, at Jamshed Bhabha Theatre @ NCPA, Mumbai. Present at the event were, Jackie Shroff, Bharat Dhabolkar, Anant Mahadevan, Neelima Azeem and Suchitra Krishnamoorthi.
AGP World’s theatrical rendition has a universal appeal and is narrated by Chandramukhi, a glamorous courtesan and principle character in the play, an opportunity to delight hearts with eternal music and dance to continue the rich legacy. Directed by Saif Hyder Hasan starring renowned actors such as Gaurav Chopra, Manjar Fadnis, Sunil Palwal, Sukhada Khandkekar, Bhavna Pani, Smita Jayakar to name a few. This 150-minute multi-starrer is a saga of love in its purest form where AGP endeavours to solve the mysteries of what happens to Chandramukhi& Paro after Devdas.
Adapted & directed for stage by Saif Hyder Hasan, whose craft of developing original content that connects with the audience through music, dialogue, dance & theatrics woven with seamless production values is revered in Indian Theatre.
Sets designed by the National Award-winning art and cinematic director Omung Kumar of Mary Kom, Bhoomi, Sarbjith and Saawariya.
The highlight of this production are the classic and contemporary fusion dance performances choreographed by Shampa Sonthalia (daughter of acclaimed Kathak maestro Padmashri Gopi Krishna) and Bertwin Ravi Dsouza which give life to the musical score of Devdas. Devdas is enriched by original melodies expressing undying, unrequited love sung by some of the most prominent singers like Shail Hada, Bhoomi Trivedi, Shaan, Alka Yagnik, Suresh Wadkar and Antara Mitra.
Come be a part of this immersive exuberant spectaclefrom 16th Nov – 25th Nov at Jamshed Baba Theatre, NCPA