Nadhimoolam Play Review by The Hindu

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Paperless Musings by Script Writer K.Vivekshankar

When conscience pricks

SUGANTHY KRISHNAMACHARI

27FR_NADHIMOOLAM1_2323231g scene from Nadhimoolam. Photo: M. Vedhan

27FR_NADHIMOOLAM2_2323232g Lighting scored a high at this play, Nadhimoolam. Photo: M. Vedhan

‘Nadhimoolam’ portrayed the agony of the protagonist.

A clear conscience is a soft pillow. Our conscience can make our lives miserable, by reminding us of our mistakes. The still small voice does not rest until atonement has been made. In the case of some, atonement isn’t enough. The guilt feeling drives them to actively seek death, for this is the only way they can be released from the nagging of their conscience.

Gopi (Girish) is a man, whose past haunts him so much, that reparation for past mistakes isn’t enough for him. He wants to end the torment by seeking death at the hands of those he has wronged. In Prayatna’s play ‘Nadhimoolam’ (story, dialogue, direction K. Vivekshankar), Gopi’s conscience appears to be the protagonist. The play takes…

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