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ADA stages two plays in one night1 min read

September 13, 2016 < 1 min read

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ADA stages two plays in one night1 min read

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MIT, Manipal: Absolute Dramatics Addiction (ADA) organised a theatre evening featuring two plays of contrasting styles, ‘Do-nar’ and ‘Shades’ at the AC Seminar Hall on September 11

‘Do-nar’, a comedy play, entertained the audience with its light humour and funny punchlines. The story followed two friends who clash against each other arguing about whose sperm is better. “This play is very close to my heart as I wrote my own script. It took me one-and-a-half months to convert my thoughts into words”, said Rahul Pareek, one of the lead actors of the play.

In contrast, ‘Shades’ was a thriller love story that ended with an unpredictable climax leading to the killing of dadu (grandfather), whose performance was appreciated by the audience. “As a director, Shades is my first play and it was really a nice experience for me,” said Siddharth Nambiar, third year student of MIT and director of the play Shades.

The programme, originally intended to be held in the Library auditorium was shifted to the AC Seminar Hall due to placements. “It was a low budget programme and our main purpose was to attract a good crowd. I am very happy with the crowd that gathered for the show,” said Aakash Kaurav, third year student of MIT and an organiser of the play.

The audience was pleased with the two vastly different plays staged. “I didn’t expect that twist in the end but that was the best part of the play. Dadu’s character was awesome and he acted really well. I really enjoyed both plays,” quoted Abhinav Upadhya, a second year student from MIT.

Edited by Prajwal Bhat