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European premier of three plays written & directed by Renowned theatre personality Manjul Bhardwaj

1."Drop by Drop: Water”

Play "Drop by Drop: Water "was performed 26 times in Kinder Kultur Karawane-2013 in Europe (Germany, Slovenia & Austria). The play Drop by Drop: Water protests against privatization of water not only in India but across the globe. It brings all the governments face to face with the public opinion that "water is our natural & birth right". It also forces the governments to withdraw their policy of privatization of water by challenging multinational companies through public campaign & protest.
While emphasizing on conservation, reservation and perseverance of water, the play depicts the cultural dimension of water to the audience by showing how water nurtures the human culture & values. The play Drop by Drop: Water is the journey of origin, celebration and destruction of water. Our country has recently witnessed the cruel & destructive face of water through a calamity in Uttarakhand. This calamity is a warning for us that…

What is Theatre of Relevance ?

Theatre of Relevance (TOR) is a philosophy initiated & practiced by well known Theatre thinker Manjul Bhardwaj since 12 August, 1992 in India and all over the world. Theatre of Relevance envisages audience as first, foremost & strongest theatre person and then writer, director, performer follows. TOR brings out theatre from the cocoons of Entertainment to a way of empowerment and sees theatre as a way of living. TOR has proved that theatre is a process of constructive change and a volcano of revolution with its experiments all over the world. TOR rubbishes capitalistic approach “art for art sake” as escapist & opportunistic and commits it`s creative excellence to make the world more “Better & Humane”.
Fundamentals of Theatre of Relevance
•A Theatre that commits its creative excellence to make the world more “Better & Humane”.
• A Theatre relevant to the context of the society and owes its responsibility, not to Art just for the Art sake.
• A Theatre caters to human nee…

मंजुल भारद्वाज कौन है !

मंजुल भारद्वाज
“थिएटर ऑफ रेलेवेंस”नाट्य सिद्धांतके सर्जक व प्रयोगकर्त्ता मंजुलभारद्वाज वह थिएटर शख्सियत हैं,जो राष्ट्रीय चुनौतियों को न सिर्फस्वीकार करते हैं,बल्कि अपने रंग विचार "थिएटर आफ रेलेवेंस" के माध्यम सेवह राष्ट्रीय एजेंडा भी तय करते हैं।अभिनय और प्रदर्शनकौशल्य से संपन्न हैं और १६००० से ज्यादा बार मंच से पर एक अभिनेता के रूप में अपनी उपस्थिति दर्ज कराई है।वह अभिनेता हैं,निर्देशक हैं,लेखक हैं,फेसिलिटेटर(उत्प्रेरक) औरपहलकर्ता हैं।लेखक-निर्देशक के तौर पर२८

Who is Manjul Bhardwaj

Manjul Bhardwaj is a theatre person who responds to national challenges and sets a national agenda through his philosophy "Theatre of relevance". A well known theatre thinker, playwright, director and actor whose play “Mera Bachpan” is instrumental in rehabilitation of 50,000 child labourers. Atheatre icon has authored 28 plays and has been on stage for more than 16000 times at grassroots to elitist international levels. His play “Mera Bachpan” is instrumental in rehabilitation of 50,000 child labourers. His plays “B-7”, “Vishwa – The World” & “Drop by Drop: Water” are premiered & performed more than 100 times in Europe.

He has discovered himself as a theatre person. He is equipped with performing skills as an actor, director, writer, facilitator and initiator in theatre. He is a dreamer/visionary and has the positive attitude & skills to actualize the dreams. He initiated the philosophy of “Theatre of Relevance” on 12th August 1992 and practicing it in India and …