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Ghalib in New Delhi
February 26, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm| INR500
It is India’s longest running comedy; playing since 1997 with more than 400 shows to its credit. No guesses. It is Pierrot’s Troupe’s Ghalib In New Delhi – hugely popular, highly acclaimed and widely travelled. The play is an extremely funny account of the 19th century renowned poet Mirza Ghalib’s re-birth in the 21st century India – his trials, tribulations and travails – from his birth at the Bus Adda of Delhi to staying in a Servant Quarter with a University Student from Patna to dealing with the Punjaban Land Lady to becoming a Page – 3 celebrity.
The play features some of the prominent actors of the country; including Harish Chhabra, Vishnu Sharma, Anju Chhabra, Yashraj Malik, Dr. M. Sayeed Alam etc, with Dr. Alam essaying the all important role of Mirza Ghalib. It has been written and directed by Dr. M. Sayeed Alam, reputed for his penchant for humorous, historical and historic plays.