In Pics: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Khwaab Sa by Atul Kumar

“Exploring the surreal nature of love” in Khwaab Sa at Esplanade Theatre Studio on 18 Nov 2017 at 3pm & 8pm and 19 Nov 2017 at 3pm.

We met Atul Kumar, the director of Khwaab Sa, just before his first show tonight on the opening day of Kalaa Utsavam 2017 and asked him to comment on photographs from his play. Check out the captions in each picture to read what he had to say. 

“Friends Hermia and Helen. Hermia shares her secret. She will elope.” Photo courtesy: IndieStrings
“Friends Hermia and Helen. Hermia shares her secret. She will elope.” Photo courtesy: IndieStrings
“In jungle for the first time. High sexual tension. May or may not stick together.” Photo: Connected to India
“In jungle for the first time. High sexual tension. May or may not stick together.” Photo: Connected to India
"Is love a generation of vipers?" Photo courtesy: IndieStrings
“The moon comes up on a starry night. It causes them to go in a spell. All become aggressive and madly in love. This is the first scene I visualized. It remains my favorite.” Photo: Connected to India
“The moon comes up on a starry night. It causes them to go in a spell. All become aggressive and madly in love. This is the first scene I visualized. It remains my favorite.” Photo: Connected to India
“Puck gets all four lovers in his grip and makes them dance.” Photo courtesy: IndieStrings
“Puck gets all four lovers in his grip and makes them dance.” Photo courtesy: IndieStrings
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Sunanda Verma
Sunanda Verma – Senior Writer

Sunanda is a writer-journalist. In a previous avatar she worked as a Prime Time and Special shows TV News Producer with Star News (now ABP), Zee News and TV Today Networks. She enjoys deciphering cultural codes across nationalities, age groups and gender. Sunanda celebrates inspiration, and her writings take such stories beyond geographical, cultural, social or religious boundaries. 

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