Water is life! Truth described in the Drama ‘Neer Nirupan’ at Natya Mahotsav
KS Diwan/ royalpatiala.in/ Patiala
A street for drama lovers is attracting viewers day by day. North Zone Cultural Center, Patiala backed Natya Mahotsav, a Drama festival entered its fourth day by staging a play ‘Neer Nirupan’ by United Artists. Virsa Vihar Center of Kalidasa Auditorium is attracting people from around the world and is open for enthusiasts of Drama and theatre lovers till April 10, 2019.
A play based on water crisis was a serious script. Environmentalists all around the world are worried about future crisis of water resources. Play conveys the message that it will become difficult to survive without water in coming days if situation goes alike and humans may become man eaters. A situation of water depletion was very beautifully staged by V D Gautam and Ramneek Ghuman in well acclaimed play ‘Neer Nirupan’. They portrayed the message that 70 percent of the earth contains water but only 3 percent water can be used for drinking. As the situation is prevailing now in Libya, Jordan, Cape Town and other parts of the world the time is not far in 2020 when 1.8 billion humans on this earth may have to face water shortage.
Main role of a play based on water crisis in Rajasthan was played by Ramneek Ghuman as Pratap who sold his well to fulfill his greed. Once he travels along with his father and wife where he doesn’t gets water to drink. He becomes man eater by killing his father Madho Singh played by actor Vikrant Sharma to pacify his thirst of water.
In Play once again he kills his daughter Munni played by artist Harnoor Kaur for water. Prataps wife Padma played by Rubina fell unconscious after this scene in life and Pratap himself becomes mentally challenged in his life. In the end wife thinks and justifies that her husband’s mental health is good for humanity. Amarjit Bobby alias Bobby, Sharanjit Singh, Tejinder Singh, Sandeep Kaur, Dipali, Parul, Rohit Nagar, Harmeet Singh, Sunny Kangara, Saniman Rajput, Shivam, Tejinder Singh, Rishat Vyas Ghuman, Veenu, Shivani, Dvapar Sidhu, played important roles in play. Vikram Sidhu and Paras Latava gave music to Dr Sanjeev Chowdhary’s scripted play. Light and Sound was managed by Harsh Sethi and Sukhwinder Singh. Stage setting was done by Navjot Dhillon and Paras Lutawa. Theatre lovers really applauded the play in large number.