Historical Drama - Katha Ek Kans Ki
Pooja Sehgal Batta Theatre presents Dramaturgy Theatre group Historical drama ‘’Katha Ek Kans Ki ‘’ .The play describes the journey of a child from
being a kind hearted prince, who could jump into the river to retrieve the doll of his sister Devki, to a cruel king who imprisoned the same sister.
While escorting Devki to her in-laws, Kans hears a prophecy that foretells his death in the hands of the eighth child of Devki. This is when he
imprisons his sister and kills all her new born children. There is also an anecdote about Kans. It is said that when he was a child his father left him in
the forest to test his courage. Kans showed courage when alone, but started crying at the sight of his father. This proves that he was as fearful as he
Does being ruthless or harsh defines masculinity? Does killing, taking up arms, being violent define masculinity? Can't men be gentle? Can't men be
beautiful? Can't men tear their eyes ?
These are some of the questions that hurt the so-called definition of masculinity since centuries. These questions are being asked by the play "Katha Ek Kansa Ki".