Padatik Natya Sangsad to stage ‘Gunjan Bibir Pala’ today. To celebrate the 41st founding anniversary, theatre troupe Padatik Natya Sangsad will stage a special show of its 41st production ‘Gunjan Bibir Pala’ today at 7pm at the Baily Road’s Mahila Samity Mancha in the capital.
The troupe will turn 42 on January 21. Written and directed by Sayik Siddiqui, the play ’Gunjan Bibir Pala’ is designed like a traditional pala–a folk theatre form of rural Bengal. The probable cast of the play includes Mominul Haq Dipu, Moshiur Rahman, Sayeeda Shamsi Ara, Zinia Azad and others. Sanjib Kumar Dey has designed the stage, while Atiqul Islam Joy has designed lights. Choreographed by Sayeeda Shamsi Ara, the music for the play has been done by Hamidur Rahman Pappu and Monir Dewan.
Besides staging the play, the celebration programme also features cultural programme and a colourful procession. With the slogan ’Natok Hok Jibon Judder Hatiyar’ (Let theatre be the weapon of struggles in life), the theatre troupe started their journey on January 21 in 1978. The troupe has produced popular plays like ’Shojon Badiar Ghat’, ’Tin Rostomer Goppo’, ’Monoshar Pala’, ’Maa’, ’Chandraboti’, ’Shey’, ’Khetmojur Khoimuddin’, ’Poramati’, ’Khyapa Paglar Pyachal’, ’Jol Balika’ & ’Dinlipi (Mime)’.