The Play Originally Written By Booker Prize Winner Han Kang Is A Story Of Finding Beauty In Loss

Directed by Mohit Takalkar and translated by Deborah Smith, the play The Colour of Loss is ready to première digitally on October 2 with Front & Centre, Paytm Insider’s theatre initiative. The story depicts a posh combination of ache, loss, despair, compassion, love, empathy, and forgiveness.

The Colour of Loss highlights what it means to recollect somebody who isn’t any extra. The play, tailored from Booker prize-winner Han Kang’s ebook The While Book, , is a narrative of discovering magnificence in loss. The writer reminisces together with her sister by way of the lens of all issues white — breast milk, swaddling bands, the child’s rice cake-coloured pores and skin, white canine, and sugar cubes.

The play is carried out by Mrinmayee Godbole, Ipshita, Manasi Bhawalkar, and Dipti Mahadev as part of the modern theatre group – Aasakta. The Colour of Loss is shot at THE BOX introduced collectively by Ashish Mehta (manufacturing design), Saurabh Bhalerao (music), Vikrant Thakar (lighting design), Rashmi Rode (make-up), Hrishikesh Pujari and Suyog Deshpande (assistant route), Ganesh Phuke (sound recordist), Nachiket Pendase (digicam), and staff TCOL.

Over the previous 17 years, Aasakta has had round 800 performances of greater than 30 totally different performs in Marathi, Hindi and English. Its performs have been chosen and carried out at National School of Drama’s Bharat Rang Mahotsav and TIE’s Jashne Bachpan, Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theatre, Satellite Theatre Festivals, Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards, Prithvi Theatre Festival, Ranga Shankara Theatre Festival, International Theatre Festival of Kerala.

Director Mohit was initially reluctant to discover the thought of theatre in digital instances. He says, “The urgency to do ‘something’ in the theatre had been building in lockdown. I was reluctant but a month-and-a-half back, I wondered, ‘What’s the harm?’, since theatre for us has always been about exploring possibilities on stage.”


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