You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> City-Pune

Raj Rao to read his plays today

DNPUN37603 | 4/1/2011 | Author : Pallavi Kharade | WC :149 | Art & Culture



Playwright R Raj Rao will read out his acclaimed plays, The Wisest Fool on Earth and Vanprastha Ashram, at an event organised by Open Space in the city on Friday.
Rao said, "I will be doing a dramatic reading of the plays, which means it won't be just flat reading, but there will be a bit of action and movements as well."
The writer of critically acclaimed novels such as Boyfriend and Hostel Room 131, Rao presently teaches at the department of English, University of Pune. Rao had written The Wisest Fool on Earth in the UK in 1990. It was earlier performed by Rajit Kapur of Rage Theatre Productions at Prithvi Theatre, Mumbai and in Pune.
Rao's second monologue, Vanprastha Ashram, was written in Canada in 2
Read full story


Copyright restricted. Under license from www.dnasyndication.com   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on City-Pune

Resurgent Rajasthan will bring industrial revolution: BJP
DNJAI59774 | 7/27/2015 12:00:00 AM | Author : dna correspondent | WC :193

The state government has emphasized on skill development of state citizens and several people have been trained under the aegis of skill development program. BJP has claimed that Rajasthan’s growth rate surged to 1.2 percent in comparison to last

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Gas and oil exploration help fill govt coffers
DNJAI59783 | 7/27/2015 12:00:00 AM | Author : dna correspondent | WC :305

Jaipur: The state government is earning a whopping Rs50 crore royalty per year all due to the constant exploration of natural gas in the state. The oil exploration is also contributing  royalty of about Rs4800 crore per year.  As per a data issued

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

State all set to supply solar power to central grid
DNJAI59540 | 7/20/2015 12:00:00 AM | Author : dna correspondent | WC :338

Jaipur: Even though the state is leading in production of the renewable energy, the power produced can be utilised until there is a power transmission system in the place. The state can now move steps ahead in this field by the approval to the cre

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Pune incident not the only case of rudeness of McDonald's staff
DNWEB6883 | 1/20/2015 12:00:00 AM | Author : dna Web Team | WC :523

Pune’s McDonald’s incident is not a first. A similar incident happened at a Mumbai outlet, witnessed by a dna correspondent.There has been a lot of discussion and debate in the media about a street child being denied entry into a McDonalds outlet

Add To LightboxCalculate Price