STATE TIMES NEWSJAMMU: Lakshya-The Aim powered by Nutan Prayas Manch is organising a National Theater Festival entitled ‘Rangleela Natya Utsav 2019’ from tomorrow at Abhinav Theatre. First of its kind, the Utsav organized by a group of enthusiast youth of Jammu is aimed in bringing a theatrical collage from different states which will show case the cultural imprints of various regions. Speaking to the media, the Festival theater director Anuroop Pathania said that it was a challenging effort to reach out to theatre groups of different states and organise the festival of the big magnitude. “Since we are attached with theatre and Jammu being the most vibrant arena of theatrical activities, we took up a yeoman’s challenge to reach out to some of the best theatrical groups from different states for conducting this event. People of Jammu will find a great opportunity to be the part of festival so that they can be made aware of the artistic endeavour of people from other states,” said Anuroop Pathania. Fifteen plays are being presented in the fifteen days of the event which will include big theatrical productions like Heer Ranjha, Pashmeena, Komal Gandhar, Baki Itehas, Tughlaq, Veer Abhimanu, etc. A play Antanavaran from Jammu under the directorship of Sapna Soni is also being showcased in the festival, he added. Festival coordinator Sanam Sudan said that all arrangements for comfortable stay of the teams, many of which include more than 30 artists even, have been made in various hotels in the city. “We have provided all logistics needed for the teams and all teams have shown exemplary excitement to participate in the festival which is devoid of any public or private aid. We are hopeful of making the event successful which will lead to its next venture in month of November with another Dogri festival at Delhi,” said Sanam Sudan. Nearly 400 artists, technicians and backstage workers are engaged in this festival which will conclude on Oct 25.
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