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...And all for the sake of a donkey

DNJAI45287 | 12/17/2013 | Author : Rinny Ratish | WC :285

The second day of the Jairangam theatre festival featured Ek Tha Gadha Urf Aladad Khan, staged at Jawahar Kala Kendra. With witty script and refined acting, the play impressed Jaipurites. After Hrs takes you for a donkey ride..

Though Ek Tha Gadha Urf Aladad Khan, a masterpiece of writer Sharad Joshi, has been staged several times in the city, it continues to be a favoruite for its timeless humor and convincing satire.
Staged at JKK on Monday as a part of theatre festival Jairangam, the play performed by People Media theatre group, was a rib-tickling experience for Jaipurites.
The plot weaved around an imaginary town having an incompetent ruler who announces a day off when he  learns that someone by the name of Aladad Khan has expired. The entire town is confused as nobody knew Aladad Khan exactly, though they did get a day off mourning his death.
The story takes a twist when the king discovers that Aladad Khan wasn’t a person but a farmer’s d
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