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Ek Shaam Manto ke Naam

Drama | Urdu | 1hr 30mins | Age 9+

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Saadat Hasan Manto is well known for his writings on the Indian Partition. He wrote satirical pieces on many social topics as well. Udaan presents an evening of short plays in Hindi, exploring different themes to showcase Manto’s satirical writings on 17th, 18th, 19th September at The Junction, at 7.30 pm.

1.Beemar (Sick)

Kumar a fun-loving young man, falls sick suddenly. With no one at home other than a young male servant to take care of him, his friends decide to shower him with unsolicited advice. Does the well-meaning advice really help Kumar is what remains to be seen!

2. Khudkushi (Suicide)

Khudkushi is a satirical play about a young woman who is mourning the untimely death of her love. She’s inspired by Heer-Rajha’s legendary love story and wants to join her lover in death. As the story unfolds, she is visited by the spirit of Heer who regales her with a colourful account of what comes after ‘happily ever after’. Is the romantic tale of Laila Majnu, Heer Ranjha and other iconic and revered couples all that its hyped up to be?

3. Aao Akhbaar Padhein (Come, Lets read the newspaper)

Aao Akhbaar Padhein is a rare satirical gem from the legendary writer. It is a storyline from the Pre-World War II India which was under British rule, and the world was going through many changes to maintain peace. In this setting, Manto, in his easy, thought provoking style creates a dialogue around Disarmament Conference. How does assurance of safety endanger peace and harmony?

Cast:

  • Amlan Sengupta 
  • Bushra Haroon Mamsa
  • Hansraj Vasant Shetty
  • Alok Kumar Sharma 
  • Dev Vijay Kodnani 
  • Abdul Rehman Muzawar Sheikh 
  • Nikhil Mittal 
  • Prashant P D
  • Saif Khan
  • Sikendar Sohin Hemani 
  • Rehan Shah Khan
  • Sagorika  Kakati 
  • Surbhi Chadha 
  • Svetlana Mishra

FAQs:

  1. What is the seating plan?

The venue is free-seated. All patrons will get a seat according to first-cum-first basis


  1. When will I receive the E-ticket? 

Your email confirmation will come within minutes of your successful transaction and carry the E-ticket as an attachment. 

The E-ticket with the QR Code should be printed and carried to the venue for entry. 

Alternately, you can open / download the ticket and show the ticket on your phone for scanning and entry. 


  1. Are there provisions for buying food and beverages at the venue?

There are no concession counters inside the venue. 


  1. What are the entry timings and concert timings?

Gates will open from 7 pm 


  1. Is there parking at the venue?

Limited parking available. We advise you to park elsewhere in the nearby area, or use public transport. 


  1. What are the age restrictions that apply?

Every attendee needs to have a valid ticket and there are no child tickets. 

The minimum age for entry to the venue is 9 yrs


  1. Where can I reach out for help?

You enquire on our UAE helpline number 042468829 (from within UAE) +971-4-2468829 (from outside UAE) or write to [email protected]

T&C

  • Age Limit: 9+
  • All visitors are required to carry and wear face-masks and adhere by stipulated Covid-19 prevention guidelines including social distancing. The venue reserves the right to remove or deny entry to visitors, without compensation, for not wearing face masks within the venue (including inside the show area) or otherwise violating social distancing guidelines.
  • Seating will be allotted as per social distancing guidelines. All patrons are required to occupy their seats as guided to by the ushers and not occupy seats / rows that are to be kept vacant between individuals or groups. 
  • Contactless thermal temperature scanners will be used to check body-temperature of all visitors prior to entry. The venue reserves the right to deny entry to any visitor who displays higher than normal temperature, signs of fever or any other Covid-19 / flu-like symptoms, without compensation.
  • By purchasing this ticket, you undertake to abide by the above guidelines for Covid-19 prevention
  • Your attached E-ticket with QR Code must be downloaded from your email confirmation, and produced at the venue either on your mobile device or as a physical printout, for scanning at the gate. If produced on your mobile device, Code / Barcode is clearly visible on your device – we advise download in advance to avoid issues due to network connectivity. No duplicate ticket shall be provided at the venue, and entry shall not be granted on the basis of screenshots, SMS messages, printout of confirmation email body etc.
  • Tickets once sold will not be taken back, exchanged or refunded. No requests for change of seats will also be entertained. 
  • Entry to the event is subject to validation of the ticket at the gate.  
  • Please carry an identity proof to the venue (UAE driving license / Emirates ID / Passport)
  • No outside food and beverages may be carried inside the venue.  
  • Please refrain from carrying any prohibited substances, including but not restricted to drugs, firearms, glass bottles, professional cameras and video cameras, ammunition, weapons, whistles, air horns or other such devices or explosive material to the venue. If banned substances are found on person, the venue reserves the right to evict the bearer from the event without any compensation and also initiate proceedings as required by law.
  • Backpacks, and I-Pads, tablets, laptops, professional cameras, recording devices, selfie sticks are not permitted at the venue.
  • Strollers, prams and baby capsules are not allowed at the venue.  
  • Purchasers will be responsible for making their own arrangements for travel till the venue, and stay if applicable
  • BookMyShow will not be responsible for any change programme schedule due to unforeseen circumstances. 
  • Pets are not allowed at the venue. 
  • The Junction is a strictly no alcohol and no smoking venue (including E-cigarettes and vaping devices). 
  • Online ticket resale is prohibited. If the ticket is bought from a reseller such as Online Ticket Shop, Viagogo or Dubizzle or other resellers, it is considered invalid, and entry to the event will be declined. It is the responsibility of the customer to be of the correct age required to enter the event. It is the customer's responsibility to abide by the dress code set by the Event Organizer if any. If the customer is denied entry by the Event Organizer for any reason BookMyShow is not liable to refund the tickets. It is the responsibility of the customer to attend the event at the correct time. Non-attended events will not be refunded by BookMyShow
  • For any enquiries call +971-4-2468829 or email [email protected]