A journey that began seven years back on the 10th of March 2013 shall achieve another milestone. Ballygunge Bratyajon’s first production ‘Ardhangini’, based on Somerset Maugham’s ‘The Constant Wife’ shall stage its hundredth performance on the 29th of February at the Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata.
The play that was conceived keeping in mind the International Women’s Day has been appreciated by audiences in several Indian states including West Bengal. ‘Ardhangini’ is a comedy with a modern and humorous take on marriage and infidelity. It gives a sharp, alternative view on how to deal with an extramarital affair. Directed by Bijoy Mukherjee the play presents on stage Piyali Basu Chatterjee and Biojoy Mukhopadhyay himself as the primordial characters.
Vijay Tendulkar’s ‘Kamla’, Ishita Mukherjee’s ‘Premnagar’, Asit Mukhopadhyay’s ‘Mullyo’ and Sudipto Bhowmick’s ‘Palok’are the other four plays of Ballygunge Bratyajon of which ‘Palok’ will be performed on the 29th followed by ‘Ardhangini’.