ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By Bela Malik

The Show Must Go On

The people's theatre group, Jana Natya Manch, and its work have been depicted skilfully by Lalit Vachani in his documentary Natak Jari Hai by a sensitive shadowing of the team and its members, snippets of their performances and interviews. Janam's work might be seen as didactic or propagandist but dwelling on its theatre practices would be missing the larger point, which Vachani thankfully does not do.