Fri, 19 Nov | Mumbai

Jayaz Hatyare

The play is based on a story of a group of Indian ‘Inquilabi Party’ who plans to assassinate the Governor of British India. The play is based on the true story of a group of Russian Socialist-Revolutionaries who assassinated the Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich in 1905.
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Jayaz Hatyare

Time & Location

19 Nov, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Mumbai, Bungalow No. - 120, Opposite Gulshan Colony Co-Op Housing Society, Aram Nagar Part 2, Machlimar, Versova, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400061, In

About the event

The group of young revolutionaries is looking for an opportunity to throw a bomb at the British India governor. The party's central character Vimi goes to the governor's bungalow to throw a bomb but in the buggy the children come back without throwing a bomb watch. On this the second member of the team is angry with Sukhen. Other members agree with Vimi's idea that it is not right for innocent children to target a bomb.

Next time Vimi bombs the governor and shouts loud Inquilab Zindabad. To avenge the assassin of the British Indian Governor the British government orders arrest of Vimi. The play explores the moral issues associated with murder and terrorism. Suresh Bharadwaj and Deepa Sahi have given it an Indian taste transformed it according to the Indian struggle for independence.

Jayaz Hatyare is adapted from a French play titled ‘Les Justes’ more literal translations would be The Just or The Righteous. The play was first published in the year 1949 play written by French writer and philosopher Albert Camus later on it had been translated into English The Just Assassins and then in Hindi by Suresh Bhardwaj and Deepa Sahi.

About Director

Mukti R Das is an Actor theatre director who is trained at the National School of drama in New Delhi. His performance have taken him across the globe he has worked with Directors such as jeffery sichel Anuradha KapoorVivan sundaramNeelam Mansinghand Robin das.Last year saw the release of his Debut film"Anatomy of violence'Directed by internationally acclaimed Deepa Mehta .

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