A young woman from a politically active family that regards itself as progressive decides to marry a socially inferior, but talented, man. Tendulkar explores the textures of modernity and social change in India throughout the forces this marriage unleashes. This award-winning play-tense, gripping, and charged with an undercurrent of violence, uncertainties, and anger - concerns itself with questions that are crucial to all societies grappling with change and social barriers.
Vijay Tendulkar (1928-2008) was a leading Indian playwright, movie and television writer, literary essayist, political journalists, and social commentator. He has more than fifty publication to his credit. Several of his plays have become Marathi theatre classics, and have been translated and performed in many Indian languages. Recipient of numerous prestigious awards such as the Padma Bhushan, the Vishnudas Bhave memorial Award, and the Katha Chudamani Award, forsuccessfully raising social issues through his plays, tendulkar was once of the greatest playwrights of our times.
Gowri Ramnarayan is a journalists and writer, with a Ph.D. in Aesthetics, She has also translated Tendulkar’s A Friend’s Story (Mitraci Ghosha)
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