Umesh P N
Aug 13 2012
GAANCHALI BIDI KANNADA MAATHADI
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Umesh P N
The nostalgic Kannadigas are flocking this Facebook page to, regain, what they feel is slipping away - the hold on the language. Minus the jingoism.
Feb 23 2012
COMPLETE ENTERTAINER
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Umesh P N
Comic situations and characters abound, and witty dialogues and songs in the “smattering of tongues” keep the audience regaled. Adding to the magic is the way the stage and props are used.
Feb 02 2012
PLAY REVIEW
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Umesh P N
The play is a must watch to see how a great writer’s mind works with respect to plot and dialogues.
Jan 05 2012
PLAY REVIEW
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Umesh P N
Based on a short story, the play fails to explore the religious undercurrent. But performances are excellent.
Dec 06 2011
PLAY REVIEW
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Umesh P N
This Japanese play has been performed across the world with different actors for the past two decades. It is a powerful play which makes the audience introspect.
Oct 27 2011
STREET THEATRE AT RANGA SHANKARA
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Umesh P N
Street plays are perfect vehicles for political protest. Plays by three college groups at the Ranga Shankara Theatre Festival last week won applause, sometimes for clever lines and at other times for their message
Oct 25 2011
RANGSHILA THEATRE PRODUCTION
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Umesh P N
The play attempts to make Hiroshima bombing relevant to a generation that seems to be far removed from that era. The question is, can I be accused of a crime that I never planned and participated in?
Oct 13 2011
THEATRE REVIEW
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Umesh P N
This experimental play, makes a statement on gender. And if you believe that effective theatre must disturb, then it does deliver.
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Jan 06 2011
IS BENGALURU REALLY ‘COSMOPOLITAN'?
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Umesh P N
Let's face it. 'Cosmopolitan' Bangalore has Kannada plays galore, and even a bit of English. But why did Tamil, Telugu, Bengali and other language plays die out?
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