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Plays of Manohar Khushalani

 

DIRECTED FOLLOWING PROSCENIUM PLAYS

Kanthi Tripathi's 'Kurukshetra...And After' (Stage Buzz)

    Director's Note On Kurukshetra...And After
    Photo Album Of Kurukshetra...And After

Dilip Hiro's 'To Anchor A Cloud' (Pierrots Troupe & stagebuzz.info)

    Director's Note On 'To Anchor A Cloud'

Boris Vian's 'The Empire Builders' (Ruchika Theatre Group)

Badal Sircar's 'Sagina Mahato' for (Ruchika Theatre Group)

Dario Fo's 'Can't Pay Won't Pay' (TU)

Dario Fo's 'Accidental Death of an Anarchist' (TU)

Manohar Khushalani's 'Motor Car' (Doordarshan)

Manohar Khushalani's 'The Bridge' (BITS, Pilani)

ACTED IN FOLLOWING PLAYS:

(WT = Workshop Theatre  IIC = India International Centre TU = Theatre Union)

      Name of play                                Playwright                   Director                 Group

1.    THE MOCK DOCTOR               Moliere                           V. K                         Parichay

2.    DOLLS HOUSE                          Ibsen                               Feisal Alkazi          Ruchika

3.    ANIMAL FARM                          George Orwell               Ashok Lal               Agredoot

4.    FANSHEN                                   WT                                  William Hinton        WT

(Dramatised by David Hare)

5.     FROM NOON TO NIGHT         Victor Rozov                  Feisal Alkazi          Ruchika

          (Hindi Adaptation: SHAAM DHUN)

6.    MOTHER                                       Bertolt Brecht                M. K. Raina            Prayog

7.    SPARTACUS                               Badal Sircar                  M. K. Raina            Prayog

8..    BHOOMA                                     Badal Sircar                   WT                          WT

9.    THERE IS NO END                     Badal Sircar                   Tejeshwar Singh   IIC

10.  PONTIFAX                                   Theodore Roszak           Barry John             TAG

11.  CAPTAIN OF KOPENIC            Carl Zuckmayer              Amal Allana           Studio 1

12.   KHAMOSH ADALAT                Vijay Tendulkar               B. M. Shah             IIC

                     JARI HAI          

13  AMBA                                             From Mahabharat                                           Theatre Union

14.  KADDU.RAM                                WT                                                                   WT

15.  JULOOS                                        Badal Sircar                   M. K. Raina             Prayog

16.  O' MERE SAPNE                                                                  S. Marwah              IIC

17.  IMAGES                                         Raghubir Sahay             Sonu Krishen         IIC

18.  MUKADMA BHAGWAN PAR   Manoj Bhatnagar            M. Bhatnagar         Yavanika

19.  RASHOMON                                 Akira Kurosawa              Feisal Alkazi          Ruchika

20.  MEDEA                                           Euripedese                     Feisal Alkazi          Ruchika

21.  ALA AFSUR                                  Mudrarakshash                                               TU

22.  OM SWAHA                                                                                                             TU                   

23.  RAPE BILL                                                                                                               TU

24.  TOBA TEK SINGH                       Sadat Hasan. Manto                                       TU

25.  MARZ KA MUNAFA                                                                                              TU                        

26.  MARNO PRANT                                                                      P. Srivastava        Ruchika

27.  CHAYANAT                                   Utpal Dutt                          R. Bartholomew    IIC

28.  MANDRAGOLA                                                                       V. K.                       Parichay

29.  KATHA KAHI                                Bhanu Bharati                  Bhanu Bharati        Rangpeeth

  JALE PER NE                                                                      & R. Bartholomew

30.  AKS PAHELI                                 Tripurari Sharma              Tripurari &

                                                                                                                R. Bartholomew

31.    A FLEA IN HER EAR                  Georges Feydeau;            Feisal Alkazi         Ruchika

(Hindi Adaptation: HOTEL DILRUBA by Arun Sehgal)           

32.    ODHNI                                             Vijay Dandetha                 Feisal Alkazi         Ruchika

33.    RISHTE NATE                               Jayvant Dalvi                    Feisal Alkazi          Ruchika

34.    REKHA KRITI                                Kusum Ansal                    Feisal Alkazi          Ruchika

35.    WHERE THERE IS A WILL         Mahesh Dattani               Feisal Alkazi           TFAI

36.    A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY    Turgenev                           Feisal Alkazi           Ruchika

37.    TETU                                                Folk Tale                           Kanhaiya Lal           TU

38.    THE CITY OF DJINS                   William Dalrympl              Rudro                       Dream Theatre

39.    TO ANCHOR A CLOUD              Dilip Hiro                         M. Khushalan           Pierrot's Troupe & SB

Street Plays Collectively Evolved by Manohar Khushalani along with Other Participants

 

William Hinton's 'Fanshen' (Workshop Theatre)

Badal Sircar's 'Bhooma' (Workshop Theatre)

Kaddu Ram (Workshop Theatre)

Badal Sircar's 'Juloos' (Prayog - Directed by M.K. Raina)

Om-Swaha (TU)

Balatkaar Kanoon (TU)

Amba (TU)

Mudra Rakshash's 'Ala Afsar' based on Gogol's 'The Government Inspector' (TU)

Sadat Hasan Manto's 'Toba Tek Singh' (TU)

Marz Ka Munafa (TU)

Sati (TU)

 

 

Films of Manohar Khushalani

ACTED IN FOLLOWING FILMS/ TELE-FILMS/ AD-FILMS/ VIDEOS :

      Name of  Film/Video                    Director                      Producer

1.      HAZARON KHWAISHEN AISI     Sudhir Mishra               Pritish Nandi Production

2.      ANNIE GIVES THOSE ONES     Pradip Krishna             Doordarshan

3.      TALE OF A PROPHETIC

BOHEMIAN      Dipesh Khushalani       Dipesh Khushalani

4.      THE LAMPOON SHOW                Gopal Sharman           Doordarshan

5.      WISHING WELL                             Arushi Nayyar              FilmAka.com

6.      MARZ KA MUNAFA                      Umesh Bist                   Jamia Milia

7.      OPERATION KIDNAP                   Umesh Bist                   Jamia Milia

8.      WOH LOG                                       Umesh Bist                   Jamia Milia

9.      LETS FACE IT                                Irpinder Puri                 SAIL

10.  IN HIS SHOES                                Irpinder Puri                  SAIL

11.  PARDA UTHAO                             Shailinder Goyal          Doordarshan

          PARDA GIRAO

12.  KHWAYISH                                     Manu Gargi                     Pritish Nandi

13.  KABOOTRI HAVELI                      Feisal  Alkazi                  Doordarshan

14.  AS YOU LIKE IT                             Feisal Alkazi                   Doordarshan

15.  AD for Rechargeable Torch                                                ATN

16.  AD for OKARA plantations           Vijay Chaudhary           Rajan Guha

17.  AD for Death Registration            Satya Prakash              DAVP

18.  AD against Child Labour               Umesh Bist                   UNICEF

19.  AAJ KI NARI                                    Smita Vats                    Doordarshan

20.  TANHAI                                            Umesh Bist                   Juhi Sinha

21.  DESH KI AURATEN                                                             UNICEF

22.  WITH THE PHOTOGRAPHER      Jaquiline                       Jamia Milia

23.  SEARCH FOR A HOUSE              Sohela Kapoor             Shekhar Kapoor

24.  CHILDRENíS FILMS                       Smita Vats                    CIET

25.  SATYAMEV JAYATE                      Love Chawla                Doordarshan

26.  AD for National Census                  Smita Vats                    NCPEDP

27.  AD on Disability                               Smita Vats                    NCPEDP

28.  THE PATH                                        Kalpana Parida            FTII

 

 

DIRECTED FOLLOWING FILMS:

 

1 .FOUR SEASONS

This Film took viewers in a journey through space and showed earth's position in relation to other heavenly bodies and how seasons were created by its relationship with the sun. This film was translated into eight languages and telecast from all TV stations of India

 

2. URBAN ENVIRONMENT..

A film about how the Urban environment was deteriorating due to population influx, environmental abuse and uncontrolled growth. It made a passionate plea for protecting the environment and how careful planning can avert its abuse. This film too was translated into eight languages and shown in the entire TV network of India and was among a dozen films made for Television News Features on 16mm

 

3. PANCH BHAI

This was an advertisement film of a detergent soap in 35mm to be run in various cinema Halls. A radio jingle was also prepared

 4. HOW THEY SEE US

A film made for Steel Authority of India about the Indian Market Research Bureau Survey of Customer Opinion of SAIL.

 5. ADHD

A documentary film on Children Suffering with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disease made for ISRO, Ahmedabadís,  Jigyasa

 

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