Manto’s play ‘Khudkushi’ attracts audience
Srinagar, May 24: As part of centenary celebrations of Sadat Hasan Manto, a most celebrated Urdu short story writers of the century --J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages presented his Urdu play ‘Khudkushi’ at Radio Kashmir Srinagar auditorium on Thursday.
Minister for Tourism and Culture, Nawang Rigzin Jora was the chief guest on the occasion.
Airing his remarks on the occasion Jora described Manto as a great playwright and said that as a cultural body, the Academy would keep on highlighting his stature through plays and seminars, a spokesman said.
The play, Khudkushi, which was staged today, was directed by Rashid Barqi. “In a satirical manner, the play preaches optimism and role of positivity, which is a real strength,” a host said.
The cast of the play included Mir Muhammad Sarwar, Jiya Khan, Ashraf
Nagoo, Riyaz Ganderbali, Majid Majaz, Masarat Jahan, Rashid Barqi,Rozy, Baby Nelofer, Master Azan, Master Arif, Shabir Hakak, Baby Rehana, Master Usman, Master Umar, Master Ubaid, Barooj and Nusrat, an official handout said.
Academy’s Chief editor, Urdu, M Ashraf Tak coordinated the show while Yusuf Shahnaz and team operated the lights.
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