February 8, 2019

Guwahati Girl to Perform at Nepal International Film Festival, 2019

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The talented Kismat Bano is all set to enthrall the audience with her play ‘Helen’ at the prestigious Nepal International Film Festival, 2019.

Guwahati girl Kismat Bano’s play found its place among the critically acclaimed plays by experienced directors from Italy, Denmark and Norway among other countries.


The play will be staged at the Nepal International Theatre Festival, 2019, organized in Kathmandu, Nepal, to be held from February 25. About ten critically acclaimed plays will be staged during the festival.

Kismat Bano, often referred as the stage prodigy, has got a mini-theatre hall built at her house in Dhirenpara in Guwahati to train neighborhood children.

The Nepal International Theatre Festival, 2019, is a celebration of art, culture, traditions in the form of theatre performances. The fest encourages medium of expressions like the Jatra, poetry and so on. 

Interestingly, Kismat staged ‘Helen’, which is also her first directed play, in an UNESCO event at Dhaka, Bangladesh recently.

Helen centres around five main characters, and Kismat portrays the role of the protagonist Helen, who is born with critical ailments and gradually grows up into a visually impaired and differently abled girl.

Prantik Deka
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