Theatre troupe Padatik Natya Sangsad will stage their new production “Kaal Ratri” at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on January 8.
The play has been adapted by Dr. Tanvir Ahmed Sidney based on Lamisa Shirin Hossain's “The Lone Survivor”. Wahidul Islam has directed the play.
The story encircles the night of March 25, 1971 when Pakistani military killed thousands of innocent Bangladeshis. The play unfolds as a young girl asks his grandfather, who was a teacher of Dhaka University in 1971, about the war. Through stories and her encounter with a wounded Freedom Fighter, the girl gets to know about the war and its sheer horror.
“Kaal Ratri” casts Sakhawat Hossain Shimul, Sanjida Parveen, Mohammad Imran Khan, Ikramul Islam, Jinia Azad, Tasmi Chowdhury, Syeda Shamsi Ara Sayeka and Farhad Sumon among others.
Premiered in November 2015, the play will see its sixth screening on Friday at 7pm.