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Ranga Shankara Presents Rangavalli, Mysore's 'Paarshwa Sangeetha'


Feb 28 | 3:30 p.m.

Runs till: Feb 28


Ranga Shankara

36/2, 8th Cross Rd, R K Colony, 2nd Phase, J. P. Nagar 560078

Event Description

Rangavalli, Mysore's iconic play, 'Paarshwa Sangeetha' will be staged at Ranga Shankara. The play is a part of Ranga Shankara's 'Return to Theatre' campaign and is supported by the Goethe-Institut/ Max Mueller Bhavan.

'Paarshwa Sangeetha' is directed by Prashanth Hiremath and adapted to stage by B P Arun. The play is based on the writings of renowned Kannada author Srinivasa Vaidya. The play has a stellar ensemble cast, featuring Rajkapoor, Sukhdev Tejaswi, Murali Gundanna, Poornachandra, Shalmali Hiremath, Manjunatha Shasthri, Shwetha Mahadev, Vinay Kashyap, Geetha Paduvaralli, Manju, Siri Sinchana, Manju Mangala, Pradeep, Chaithra Nagaraj, Gururaj, and Manju Gangavathi, among others.

'Paarshwa Sangeetha' narrates author Srinivasa Vaidya's association with timeless melodies of Hindi films. The play presents the way in which these songs are interwoven into our lives and their impact on us. 'Paarshwa Sangeetha' is a tribute to these classics, from the 1940s till date. It also pays tribute to legendary singers like Talat Mehmood, Sehgal, Rafi, and Lata Mangeshkar, whose songs have tugged at the heartstrings of many generations. 

Mysore-based Rangavalli is an experimental theatre troupe formed under the guidance of eminent theatre personalities Prashanth Hiremath, Nandini K R, Krishnakumar Narnakaje, H K Dwarakanath, and K J Sachidanand. The troupe has many well-received plays to its credit and is known for its popular Kannada adaptations of well-known English plays. 

The play is for audiences 8 years and above. There are two shows at 3 30 and 7 30 PM.

About Ranga Shankara

Ranga Shankara is the definitive space for quality theatre in Bangalore.  Since it opened its doors in October 2004, Ranga Shankara has developed into one of the nerve centres of theatre in India, firmly believing in ‘a play a day’, resulting in over 6000 performances by local, national and international troupes in a range of languages in Ranga Shankara’s 15 years. One of the most affordable, accessible theatres in the country (making it a favourite among amateur theatre troupes), Ranga Shankara is also known for its many festivals such as the annual Theatre Festival, AHA! Festival of Theatre for Children and Equal, all contributing to the richness of cultural fabric of not just Bangalore, but India, too. 


Venue: Ranga Shankara 36/2, 8th Cross Rd, R K Colony, 2nd Phase, J. P. Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560078

Phone: 080 2649 3982

Date:  Sunday, February 28th, 2021

Timing: 3:30 and 7:30 PM

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