Bhopal: A five-day drama festival ‘Dharohar (Dasham)’ began with a Hindi play ‘Sidhi Dar Sidhi Urf Tukke Par Tukka’ at Shaheed Bhawan on Friday. The fest is being organised by Kirti Ballet and Performing Arts, Bhopal in memory of choreographer Prabhat Ganguly.

Written by poet Rajesh Joshi and directed by Bansi Kaul, the comedy play was based on Chinese folktale collection ‘Three Promotion in Section’. The play talked about Indian politicians, as well as exposes the dangers of illiteracy. It was presented by Rang Vidushak, Bhopal through comic style.

The play revolves is the uneducated son of a zamindar, who gets a job in the durbar, officiates as idiotically as the nawab, and ultimately becomes the new nawab. Colourful costumes and makeup designed by Farid Bazmi and music composed by Anjana Puri. Choreographed by M K Hojaigamba Singh, a ballet ‘Meghdut,’ will be presented by Kala Samooh, Gwalior on Saturday.