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Mathura Kalauny

Mathura Kalauny, born in Uttarakhand, is an author who has made Bengaluru his home. He is the founder of Kalayan Theatre Group (1988) and Kalayan Hindi Webzine (1999). He is the producer and director at Kalayan Theatre.

Formerly a Research Manager in ITC, he has been writing since 1980, and producing and directing plays since 1988. Kalauny has written over seventeen full-length plays, twelve short satirical plays, four novelettes, one Kahani Sangrah, approximately 150 short stories for major Hindi publications of the country, three radio plays and one play for Doordarshan.

He has been honoured on many platforms, both local and international, and has been invited to read his plays in Antarashtriya Hindi Sammelan in Cambodia, Beijing and Assam-Meghalaya. Kalauny will take you on a profound multi-dimensional journey of self-discovery that will not only expand your awareness, but also push the doors of perception wide open!

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Ek Shaam Prem Chand Ke Naam

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Ek Shaam Premchand Ke Naam is an anthology of Premchand’s short stories and stage adaptations of the same, along with glimpses into some of his defining life events. The narrative is very engrossing and presentation very dramatically visual.

Kafan - A dark comedy and a heart-wrenching story. It deals with the survival instincts of the dirt poor.

Sadgati - Premchand deals with the social exploitation of the untouchables, their a

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Dhature Ke Beej

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Dhature Ke Beej is a story of a young girl who dared to escape her circumstances, and became an eternal traveler. In one of her journeys, she meets a very unhappy woman for who leads a depressing life. They share their experiences with each other, which gives us a glimpse of the unfathomable depths of human degradation.

Basanti’s father-in-law, Shankar, is a crude, evil and wealthy man. He deals in Dhatura trade and mints money. He develops a false sen

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A hilarious, ingenious plot. Lovable characters. A barrel of laughs.

A case of switched identity – what would switching your life with your long lost friend feel like? And therein lies the humorous tale of Dhruv, the Inventor. Dhruv switches lives with his friend Mahesh due to a quirk of fate and inadvertently lands in an “I-am-you-and-you-are-me” situation where he doesn’t even know the way to the bathroom in his own house!

Bringing up

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