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  • Tara A play in two acts
  • Mahesh Dattani
  • English
  • 15 July 2019
  • 9788175300033

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Review Tara A play in two acts Tara A play in two acts Download ↠ 2 The first Indian plays in English to highlight the dangers of gender discrimination and the insidious ways in which it operates in our society. it s a fascinating tale of perspectives memories gender discrimination patriarchy familial expectations domestic relations and many others in a dense fashion that is jarring and probably the intention of the playwright

Review Tara A play in two acts

Tara A play in two acts

Review Tara A play in two acts Tara A play in two acts Download ↠ 2 Gs plunging Chandan into a cycle of guilt and blame from which he cannot escape One of Mahesh Dattani's most popular works Tara was also one of. One of the best plays I have ever read It was heart touching and heart breaking at the same time I loved the casual yet gloomy tone he had Mahesh Dattani is truly a master in his craft It s so hard to explain the emotions I was going through as a reader The feelings transcended from the pages of the play to the heart of the readers for sure I would love to watch it in real life The set up was so uniue to his style of writing I just loved it so much

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Review Tara A play in two acts Tara A play in two acts Download ↠ 2 Tara and Chandan have always been close They were after all born as conjoined twins But a horrific revelation drives a wedge between the siblin. Synopsis Dan decides to write the story of his life It is his life as much as his twin sister s Tara who is now dead He once was Chandan a conjoined twin to Tara To write her story rather lessen his guilt he starts reminiscing about their past from when they were fourteen Review Chandan and Tara were Siamese twins conjoined from the chest down who were operated upon when they were three months old by Dr Umakant Thakkar Dan imagines himself interviewing Dr Thakkar about themselves the Patel twins whom he thinks of as a freak among freaks since their case is very very rareAfter their surgery where they both lost a limb each the two act play follows what all they faced in their lives the discrimination the sidelong glances the awful words they had to hear and the way Tara took it all in her stride with a pinch of salt and a sprinkling of humourMahesh Dattani credits this play s commercial success to Alyue Padamsee and Lillette Dubey If you are familiar with the Indian theatre scene you cannot not have heard this trio s names Starting from the Preface Dattani s writing has a sense of the real world a world I know and inhabit It wouldn t be wrong to say that he is ahead of his times introducing and writing about things and presenting them in a country where it was unheard of or hushed up in embarrassing silencesI am hugely excited and curious to know what the future holds for me and my art in the new millennium in a country that has myriad challenges to face politically socially artistically and culturally Where does one begin By ending this preface and carrying on with the business of holding a mirror up to societyA Note on the text prepares us for what we re about to read or rather visualize Erin Mee a theatre director points out Dattani writes plays to be seen and heard not literature to be readI wonder how nice it would have been to include a trip to see the play that we study as a part of our syllabus One instance I can think of is the overlapping scenes if I am interpreting it correctly where two simultaneous actions are being carried out It is as surreal as it is magical and something I haven t observed in any other play beforeTara is such a dynamic play where than reality what we get to see is the play of memory and flashback with so many themes brought together succinctly From the stereotypical gender roles to family conflict from dealing with disability and its conseuences to the sick hilarity the neighbour s children find in the Patel family Theirs is a marriage of cultures Gujarati weds Kannada And as they settle down in Bombay their neighbour s language the funny accents or the misspoken and mispronounced words there is such a flavour of Indianness in all of it And when the prejudicial jokes are cracked it gives us food for thought Then there is a dark secret that the parents are harbouring something to do with Chandan and Tara s present conditionI particularly like how Dattani incorporated movies and music into the play Especially the music which blended in beautifully with the narrative Brahms It has his uality of high tragedy and romance of youth bursting forth in the world with all its claims A spring like freshness It is a poignant play about what life could have been There is an element of suspense too surrounding the Patel couple And the revelation after going through the entire play left me with a thousand different feelingsThose who survive are those who do not defy the gravity of others And those who desire even a moment of freedom find themselves hurled into space doomed to crash with some unknown forceI look forward to reading all of his works now Even if I don t know how and when I will get to see them on stagePS Listening to Brahms Concerto will enhance the reading experience especially if you are unable to watch itOriginally posted onShaina s Musings Backstairs Life in a Country House Reminiscence close They were after all born as Mordet på 31 a våningen conjoined twins But a horrific revelation drives a wedge between the siblin. 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