Lokadharmi presents the play Karnnabharam at Jodhpur, Rajasthan in the five day National theatre festival organised by Rajasthan Sangeet Natak Akademi. at 7.00 pm, on 14th February 2013. We are performing this play after a gap of three years. The festival is from 11th to 15th of February 2013.
KARNNABHARAM (The anguish of Karnna), The Malayalam adaptation of the Sanskrit Classic Performed by Lokadharmi Kochi Kerala is based on the translation into Malayalam by Kavalam Narayana Panikkar. The Music is scored by Bijibal, Lighting by Gireesh Menon, and the Design & Direction is done by Chandradasan.
- This play has won the prestigious awards for Best play, best stage design & best costume design from Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards 2008.
- Also nominated for best Actor, best Ensemble and best Choreography in the festival
Lokadharmi had performed Karnnabharam widely all over in India including Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Vijayanagaram in Andhra Pradesh, Kolkota (Bengal), Mysore, Bengaluru and Gulbarga, (Karnataka), Jagdalpur (Chatisgad), Cuttack (Orissa), Patna (Bihar), New Delhi, and Kurukshethra (Hariyana).
This play is performed widely in major theatre festivals all over India including Bharath Rang Mahotsav New Delhi 2006.
This is the 322nd show of the play.
The artists travelling to Jodhpur to perform the play are Sudheer Babu, VR Selvaraj, Madan Kolavil, Charu Narayanan, Jolly Antony, Shaiju T Hamsa, Sumesh Chittooran, Ajaikumar Thiruvankulam, Sanosh Palluruthy, Jebin Jesmes, Gireesh Menon, Bhanuvajanan, Kishore NK, Chandran Arookkutty, Poornnathrayee Jayaprakash, Sreedeep KS, Terry John Converse and Chandradasan.