Bhopal: A play Parsadilal was staged in Chhattisgarhi Nacha style at Tribal Museum on Friday. It was part of a Abhinayan programme of the museum. Directed by Kashiram Sahu, the play begins with Saraswati Vandna. Recipient of Sangeet Natya Academy Award, Sahu has been working in the field for many years. The play revolves around a protagonist Firturam and his wife Brihaspati Bai and old mother Fatikan Dokri. Since Bai has no child, her mother-in-law taunts her. On the suggestion of his mother and wife, he gets married again. But his second wife also couldn’t bear child.
After getting suggestion for a person of his village, he brings medicine in the form of Parsadi, from a sage of Amarkantak and gives it to his both wives for becoming mother. But by mistake, his mother eats that Parasad and becomes pregnant. And from here, the play takes an interesting turns and creates situational comedy which entertained the audience. It was presented by artistes of his troupe: Gajadhar Singh Thkur, Santram Gandharv, Sarvan Kumar Gandharv, Swaroop Singh Patel, Maan Singh Markam, Deepak Vaishnav,Pradeep Gandharv and Ashok Jagat. It was well received and earned huge applauses from audience Krishna Kumar Sahu accompanied them on tabla, Bharosi Dhurv on dholak, Benjo on Ram Kumar Sahu and Fekulal Gandharv on manjira and Jhumka.
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