Chennai Events – New Tamil Stage Play Thodarum on Feb 23 to Feb 26 and Live Webcast on Feb 25
Mr. K. Vivekshankar has written and directed 16 Tamil stage plays and contributed script to many television serials, short films and telefilms and also associated with few feature films. He owns the theater group Prayatna.
Following Dhanushkoti play, a live visual treat on the stage written and directed by K.Vivekshankar for Shraddha, Prayatna is coming out with Thodarum, horror unplugged on stage in Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai on February 23, 24, 35, 26 at 7 PM. Free invitations are available for download at kvivekshankar.com/blog
For the convenience of theater lovers across the world, the play will be WEBCAST LIVE FREE on Feb 25 at 7 PM IST. Details of Live Webcast are available on the official site, http://www.kvivekshankar.com. This is the first time a tamil stage play is webcast live and we are sure this will help the tamil dramas to reach more people.
Prayatna was started as a tribute to the legendary theatre thespian, Shri. V. Gopalakrishnan, on his memorial day 29th April 2001. Shri. V. Gopalakrishnan not only excelled as a theatre cum cinema artiste but till his last moment lived and breathed theatre. To ensure that his dedication to theatre did not stop, Prayatna was formed to make sincere attempts in order to contribute whatever little it can to theatre and have so far inaugurated all our plays on that day.
URAVUGAL DOT COM by K. Vivekshankar was inaugurated on 29thApril 2001 during Summer Drama Festival conducted by Kartik Fine Arts, Chennai and this play bagged Best Play, Best Playwright, Best Direction, Best Actor and Best Music awards. Also, K. Vivekshankar was awarded Best Director by Mylapore Academy, Chennai for the same year.
SWAYAMBU by K. Vivekshankar was inaugurated on 29th April in the year 2003 during Summer Drama Festival conducted by Kartik Fine Arts, Chennai and this play bagged Best Play, Best Direction, Best Actor Best Character Actor and Best Sets awards. Mylapore Academy has awarded this play as the Best Play for 2003. The movie rights of this play for Malayalam language has been given to noted actor cum writer Shri. Srinivasan.
3 POINT 42 by Absar was also inaugurated on 29th April 2004 during Summer Drama Festival conducted by Kartik Fine Arts, Chennai and this play also bagged Best Actor, Best Character Actor awards here as well as from Mylapore Academy.
Prayatna’s greatest challenge was yet to come as he decided to make an attempt to do a play on the teachings of Swami Vivekananda who according to us is the greatest role model for the younger generation ever. The dream came true in the form of NARENDRA by K.Vivekshankar, was inaugurated on 29th April 2006 which envelopes and revolves around the great saint who is a source of inspiration to mankind. The blessings of Swamiji was showered in the form of Best Play, Best Playwright, Best Direction, Best Actor, Best Sets, Best Lighting awards in the Summer Drama Festival at Chennai.
UYIR MEI EZHUTHU by K. Vivekshankar was inaugurated on the 29thApril 2007 at Chennai during Summer Drama Festival conducted by Kartik Fine Arts, Chennai and bagged Best production, Best Character Actor, Best Supporting Actor awards. Mylapore Academy has recognized and awarded it as a Best Contribution to Stage.
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Mr. K.Vivekshankar can be reached at
984143395 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Twitter : @prayatnachennai
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