Main Festival of the Festival 2018
They don’t know a thing about her and they pass judgements. And when asked what if the judgement is wrong? They say ‘Chuk Bhul dyavi gyavi’.
Originally written by Martin Crimp as a reaction to the conditions of Europe, translated by Pradeep Vaidya and Directed by Alok Rajwade, ‘Tichi Satra Prakarne’ gives a grand opening to the first day of IAPAR 2K18 preceded by the inauguration ceremony by Mr. Mohamed Saif Al-Afkham (President of ITI-UNESCO) as a Chief guest, Festival Director Mr. Vidyanidhee Vanarase, Smt. Sushma Deshpande, President Indian Center of ITI, Dr. Praveen Bhole, Head of the department, Lalit Kala Kendra, SPPU and Ms. Aditi Venkateshwaran, Festival Secretary. The Post Performance Discussion was conducted by Mr. Dhanesh Joshi and Mr. Atsushi Kakumoto.
The play talks about a girl, Aashi who is stuck between her real self and ideal self and how she fails to choose what she feels right. Camera loves you. Camera likes you. You are liked by the Camera. The society will always keep her engage in goodies, fur and such negotiating it with her acceptance of inner self as her acceptance will cause chaos in society and her societal acceptance will never let her inner self drive her. She is a subject of gossip, a topic to discuss in hush hush tones, a crispy rumour, someone who is seen with one and all. She is a Mother, a Murderer, a traveller, a terrorist? A girl next door. She is a bit bold. A sensational model, or a porn star who feels independent because of the work she does and who is also immensely sensitive at the same time! And she has a bag! A red one! What is in her bag? Stones! Which has feelings, expectations, wishes and what not! But will anyone ever want to open that bag? ‘I don’t need your trouble, your trouble itself will make me disable’ says Aashi who would instead love to be her own victim! She can be anything and everything.