June 3, 2014

Akou Edin : First Ever Play on Amnesia in Mobile Theatre

Akou Edin is a play going to be staged in Hengool Theatre 2014-15 season. From the playwright to the director to music director, a new team is behind this play. Rajdweep has written this play, while Sankalpajit Hazarika will be directing this. Nilotpal Bora is the music director.

The Plot and theme:

First of all, it’s a different kind of Love story.

Secondly and the most attraction of the play is ‘AMNESIA’. We heard about this mental disorder. We can term it as ‘Short Term Memory Loss’. When we speak about Amnesia or Short Term Memory Loss, the common thing comes to our mind is Aamir Khan Starrer Bollywood movie ‘Ghajini’. But it’s not the only movie that based on this mental disorder. There are Films like Momento, Winter Sleppers, and The Lookout which had been made in Hollywood.

But it’s for the first time on Mobile theatre stage of Assam; a play on Amnesia is going to be staged.

Imagine what would be the situation, if a boy who suffering from this disorder, falls in love with a girl. How he will remember the girl, how the girl will react when she will come to know about his disorder. In this play, a boy named Raktim is suffering from Amnesia and start every new day with a new life. He falls in love with a girl named Pahi and used to follow her. But what will happen to their love story. Akou Edin will explore this heart-touching love story.

Cast and Crew:

Casts: Popular Actors Akshdeep & Angoorlota will be in lead. Other actors include Beepul Bora, Jiban Hatikakoti, Alokjyoti Saikia, Mitu Kashyap, Nirmali Nilam, Dibyajyoti Das, Barnali Barua, Dhrubajyoti Das, Dhrubajyoti Dhekial Phukan, Suman Choudhury, Ranjit Barman and child artist Pari.

Written By: Rajdweep

Director: Sankalpajit Hazarika

Music: Nilotpal Bora

Action: Pradhan Deori

Art Director: Guluk Saha

Production design: Pankaj Hazarika

The team behind this play is completely new. Journalist, Lyricist Rajdweep, for the first time, has penned a full length play in mobile theatre, while the producer of Hengool Theatre and small screen director Sankalpajit Hazarika is debuting as a play director. Music Nilotpal Bora is too new for mobile theatre. This new team aimed to bring some changes in the traditional plays in theatre.

About the Playwright, Rajdweep:

After being Masters in Economics and Journalisms as well, Ex-cottonian Rajdweep had started his career in journalism and later he successfully tried his hands in song-writing. Till date, he has so many popular songs in his credit including super hit song Pokhi Pokhi Mon Mur, Bixakto Suma, Kinu Jadu Aji, etc. By this new avatar as playwright, Rajdweep is very optimistic for ‘Akou Edin’.

Best wishes to Rajdweep, Hengool and rest of the team !