Pir (variant spelling: Peer) is purely a subcontinent concept that has etymological root in Persian language. In English, the word can be translated into saint or more specifically, holy man.
More than once I have written in this column that Bangla theatre lacks musicals though we have a reasonably long tradition of dance-drama introduced by Rabindranath Thakur.
I am not talking about any common shouts of applause that we often come across in any political meet or in any mesmerizing performance by a performing maestro—it's the youth I am talking
These are some exclusive snaps from the Iranian theatre group "The Crazy Body", performing their play "The Mud", from "Bot Tola Rongo Mela 2016". It was the part of the initiative "Dharitri o Manob Hotta Birodhi Muktir Utshob."
Recently, Dhaka University's Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, in collaboration with the British Council Bangladesh...