THEY BROUGHT HEAVEN ON STAGE
City’s theatre lovers were in for a treat with an Urdu comedy, Jannat Se Jaun Eliya presented by Harfkaar Theatre Group was recently staged at Sangeet Natak Academy.
Artistes from Delhi to were part of the play that was written by Anwar Maqsood, directed by Kokab Farid and dramatised by Urdu poets Azhar Iqbal, Swapnil Tiwari, Ankit Gautam. This was the first time when Harfkaar presented a play in the city.
Special guest for the day was poet Abhishek Shukla and event was anchored by Sabra Habib . Other eminent personalities of city too were present during the show.
The play was full of humour with a number shayari couplets that were the highlight of the event. The plot of play was the idea of Jaun Eliya going to ‘Jannat’ and meeting great Urdu poets like Mir, Ghalib, Sauda and others. In this play actor Kokab Fareed played the role of Jaun Eliya supported by other artistes Kamal, Zaffar, Kajal, Kapil, Muzaffar, and others. Other supportive members were Sindbaad who supported stage background, Pankaj on light and sound and Sajid as makeup artist. Fareed soon will be seen making a Bollywood debut along with actor/politician Paresh Rawal’s son.
Play ‘Jannat Se Jaun Eliya’ being staged at Sangeet Natak Academy recently.
Salman, Abhishek, Tarkash & Masto
Rifat Siddiqui & Shahnaz Qadri
Amit, Himani, Deeksha & Hitesh
Dr Shaila Khanna
Qazi Mairaj Ahmad & Sabiha
Saim & Rashika
Farah & Atif
Vibhu & Manish