05-OCT-2019: AMU Drama Club Annual Festival Campus Wide 3.0 concludes with fanfare
Aligarh, October 5: The Aligarh Muslim University Drama Club started its annual festival Campus Wide 3.0 with much fanfare recently at Begum Sultan Jahan Hall.
The first performance of the night was the play 'Tax Free', a light-hearted melodrama of four blind men who "look" at life in a different way written by Chandrashekhar Phadsalkar and directed by S Jafar Hasnain.
The hilarious skit 'Babaji ki Booti' written and directed by Furqaan A Siddiqui was also performed. The next act was Anton Chekhov's comedy 'The Bear' directed by Syed Shahbaz Haidar Naqvi. This unconventional take on falling in love was quite popular among the audience. The final performance of the evening was the skit 'Social-e-Azam' written and directed by Faisal Nezami. The skit imagines the scenario of the presence of social media in the Mughal era.
The AMU Drama Club also made its way to the newly built Begum Azeezun Nisa Hall to perform for its residents. The opening act was 'Meri Pyari Bindu', an experimental horror-comedy written and directed by Furqaan A Siddiqui. It was followed by the skit 'Social-e-Azam' which left everyone in splits. The solo mime 'Balloon' won hearts for its portrayal of innocence. The next act was a monologue cum storytelling of Manto's 'Artist Log' by S Jafar Hasnain followed by performance on the socio-political satire 'Democrazy'.
The evening ended with the lyrical and poetic play 'Dastan-e-Ishq' which left everyone wonderstruck.
Drama Club performed in the Women's College Auditorium and Indira Gandhi Hall. The event an emotional monologue 'Sadak ke Kinare' was followed by the mesmerizing play 'Dastan-e-Ishq' and the heart-wrenching monologue 'Muhajir'.
Later at IG Hall, there was performance on three skits- Babaji ki Booti, Democrazy and Social-e-Azam. These rib-tickling skits ensured that the audience was entertained throughout.
On the fourth day performance was at the Kennedy Auditorium with the full-length comedy 'Tax Free' followed by 'Babaji ki Booti' which enlivened the atmosphere. A monologue titled 'Artist Log' cast a spell on everyone.
On the last day, Mohan Rakesh's well-known play 'Aadhe Adhure' was staged for a limited audience which was directed by S Jafar Hasnain, Aadhe Adhure .With this performance, the University Drama Club ended its five-day journey called Campus Wide on a beautiful note.
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