A play for modern times

Sep 13, 2013, 07:13 IST | The Centrestage Team

The Ladies' Wing of the Indian Merchants' Chamber flagged off the 107th Foundation Day Celebrations of the IMC with a romantic humourous Hindi play U Turn - Ek Ajab Prem Kahani

The play is about two unattached people, who come together accidently. The storyline has a universal appeal, set in urban India, where one can relate to various changes such as children flying out of the nest, nuclear families, being single, loneliness, yearning for companionship.

(L-R) Leena Vaidya, president, Ladies’ Wing, IMC, Shailesh Vaidya, president, IMC, Aasif Sheikh and Poonam Dhillon

It emphasises the most basic need of all human beings for loveand companionship, irrespective of their age. An adaptation of a runaway hit Marathi play, it has done more than 600 shows in Marathi and Gujarati. It was adapted in Hindi last August 2012.

Aneel Murarka

Seen enjoying the evening were Pinkey Ahluwalia, vice consul of Belgium, Prabodh Thakker, vice president of IMC, Niraj Bajaj amongst others.

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