Padma Bhushan Gulzar `saab` comes to Dubai!
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SynopsisWitness the magic of India`s legendary poet, writer and film director - Gulzar (Sampooran Singh Kalra)!
As part of the official Dubai Shopping Festival Calendar Event, the Gulzaar Theatre Fiesta will bring to Dubai versatility of Gulzar saab`s writings over a period of three days. The event will stage three of his popular plays - `Kharaashein`, `Sunte Ho`, `Arrey O Henry`, followed by a live poetry session with the living legend himself.
These plays will feature India`s best theatre artists - Atul Kulkarni, Yashpal Sharma, Nisar Khan, Amit Jairath, Salim Arif, Lubna Salim and others.
Kharaashein, a collage of the icon`s literary creations and poetry, will take place on 15 January, 7 pm.
Sunte Ho that will take place on 16 January (7 pm), is the poet`s dramatization of Rabindranath`s short story `Streer Patro` and his own story `Mard` that talks about the cultural conditioning of women in their own spaces.
17 January (4 pm) will feature another great play written by the legend - Arre O Henry. This play is the adaptation of comic plays like `Shadi Kara Lo`, `Nuskha`, `Madam and Baal Baal Bache`.
Something that you can`t miss at this theatre fiesta is the exclusive poetry session `Rubaru` with the man himself. On 17 January (8 pm) you get an experience of the lifetime, spend the entire evening with the maestro where he will recite a selection from his vast repertoire of poems.
The poetry session will be followed by a tete-a tete between the veteran and theatre legend Salim Arif. Gulzar saab will share the experiences that defined his creative quest and his poetic persona. He will also answer many questions from the audience.
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