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Jadunama – The Power of Time in Literature

First Published in IIC DIARY India International Centre New Delhi, recently organised an evening evening with Javed Akhtar, where the celebrated poet recited his outstanding poetry and conversed candidly with Anil Shrivatav and audience....

Playwriting for Children

10 golden pointers to be kept in mind while writing children’s plays.

1) Do not be afraid of using contemporary language and one can even throw in few phrases in Hindi, if the need be. Make it Hinglish if you want.

2) Children love comedy. They might not have the same taste as adults and might find things like “ farting” “ throwing up” comic. Add them to the script, they just add to the flavour. Please do not become prudish.

3) Another thing that fascinates children is the idea of mystery and surprise, you can use them too.

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Pyjama Cricket: THE CHANGING FACE OF CRICKET

By Sunil Sarpal Cricket is such a beautiful sport that it occupies a permanent place in the heart of its die -hard follower.  But, of late, the game has lost its character dramatically with...

BCCI in the hunt for Team India Cricket Coach

By Sunil Sarpal Coaching Team India is an onerous task for BCCI.  The tenure of Rahul Dravid, Team India Coach, is coming to an end.  BCCI is looking for his replacement.  In the past,...

आत्महत्या और संस्कृतियों का विमर्श / अनिल गोयल

आत्महत्या और संस्कृतियों का विमर्श: NSD डिप्लोमा की विवेचना समीक्षा: अनिल गोयल (लेख थोड़ा ज्यादा लम्बा हो गया है, इसे पढ़ने के लिये थोड़े धैर्य की आवश्यकता रहेगी)।          मनुष्य द्वारा किये गये पापों...

Heeramandi: A Spectacle of Grandeur

A review by Sanjiva Sahai If you’re into drowning in grandeur and have a lifetime to spare, indulge in this 8-hour-and-a-half spectacle called हीरामण्डी where the set design gets more screen time than the...

EMPATHY- A FARCE :A play by Dr. Payal Trivedi

(For performing this play read the corollary at the bottom) CHARACTERS: Dhruv, Vrushali, Dhruv’s friend Dhruv- I cannot love you. I have tried a lot vrushali but I cannot. Vrushali- Just because I have...

Indian Batsmen with a Midas Touch

By Sunil Sarpal India has the distinction  of producing batsmen with a magical touch and they conquered  the most difficult of bowlers.  From Gavaskar to Tendulkar and now Virat Kohli.  They have been diamonds...