SIPAHI KI MAA
March 02, 2019 7:30 pm Saturday
This play is dedicated to all soldiers who became martyrs in Pulwama attack recently.. Sipahi Ki Maa is a play which portrays the pain of a mother who eagerly waits for her son to get back to home. Munni a 14 yrs girl is eligible for marriage and her mother is waiting for her son to come back so that she can marry her to an eligible person. Her son is a Sipahi who went for a war. Condition at the war place is very tough. The rest of the story is whether mother sees her son again and How Sipahi fulfills his responisibilities?
Manch Theatre was formed in Infosys Hyderabad as a hobby club for theatre enthusiasts. For the first few years it remained the same staging occasional plays for internal events. It was not until the Samahaara Hyderabad Theatre festival, 2010, Manch started to become a known name in the Hyderabad theatre circuits. Manch staged Deepak Morris’ comedy caper Business is War for the festival. Later Manch went on producing several critically acclaimed plays in English, Hindi and Telugu like John Patrick Shanley’s Doubt: A Parable, Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage, Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie and Nadira Babbar’s Ji, Jaisi Aapki Marzi. Manch Theatre Participated in Vijayawada’s 18th Hasya Natikala potilu organized in the memory of Jandhyala Garu, where it won second Best Play prize and Sirisha from the team won the Best Actress award. Later in the 20th Hasya Natikala potilu conducted in 2015 July, Manch presented its original play Arangetram, written and directed by Srikanth Banala. In 2016, Again MANCH presented its original comic play “Chai Edi Bey?”, written and directed by Srikanth Banala in NANDI NAATAKOTSAVAM (2016), Organized by Andhra Pradesh. In 2017, NANDI NAATAKOTSAVAM, a patriotic Telugu Play “ADUGU”, written and directed by Harsha Chakilam received accolades and appreciations from Theatre Professionals.