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Mumbai Mirror, Thursday, February 7, “Sense and Sensuality” Kissa Yoni Ka, the Hindi avatar of Vagina Monologues manages to walk. Kissa Yoni Ka: What The Vagina Monologues Mean In Hindi. By Lauren O’Neal. January 30th, As reports of the utterly horrifying rape and death of a. kissa yoni ka – The air was filled with the hushed voices of women in the theatre. Many were reluctant to attend the staging of ‘Kissa Yoni Ka’.

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The play is neither preachy nor vulgar. The play’s script scores low for its predictable answers, and lacks in the creative wit one would expect from a good writer.

But nevertheless, I am probably one of the few people that watched it for the first time, in hindi, and I must say, I am a little intrigued to see kissq the play is like in English! With an all NSD Graduate syllabus characterizations, method acting, camera performance, play readings and scene work rehearsals.

The Vagina Monologues, written by Ensler after speaking to women, has evoked strong reactions.

The Hindi version uses old movie songs whose lyrics when doubly interpreted fit the topic of the next monologue. Kissa Yoni Ka, the Hindi avatar of Vagina Monologues manages to walk the translation tightrope without succumbing to vulgarity.

For the third monologuist, Mahabanoo tapped Jayati Bhatia.

Kissa Yoni Ka/The Vagina Monologues play review

April 17, at And yonu is that very essence, that very spirit that is assaulted, brutalized, and rarely celebrated each and every day, in just about every corner of the globe. October 14, The play touched upon close to 15 horrific real life stories from over women interviewed across the globe. The audience is primed through that one explicit word, which still outrages decency in educated circles.

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The monologues address a number of issues such as rape, sexual regression, orgasm, mutilation and childbirth — all of which connect with the primary female sexual organ. Eve Ensler’s award winning play was written after Interviewing women from all over the world, including Bosnia and Kosovo. These monologues have reportedly shocked and scandalised people around the world. Register a workshop View all workshops.

First staged in in India by Kaizad and Mahabanoo Mody Kotwal’s Poor Box Productions in Mumbai, the play continues to draw a niche audience due to its taboo breaking theme, which has managed to find resonance in over 70 countries with varying cultures.

The play deeply touched Sunita D’Souza, 29, a Dharavi resident.

However, the least women can do is be enabled to confidently move in public spaces,” said Mahabanoo Mody Kotwal, director of the play.

Not long ago, government authorities in Kw tried to stop a performance, saying it would create law and order problems.

Kissa Yoni Ka: What The Vagina Monologues Mean In Hindi – The

But she didn’t decide to apply kisaa the rights until after watching a show herself in Sunita was married off as a child and delivered a child at Here’s hoping Lok Sabha TV is focused on the audience when that happens. Another is the story of a woman humiliated by her husband for her pubic hair, while in yet another Bosnian women recount their rapes at the hands of Serbian soldiers. It is not very amusing though when Kishore Kumar becomes the starting point of the old Parsi woman’s first intimate encounter, and celebrity film stars of the 60s float through her secretions.

It was exactly the sort of women-centric work he and his mother, theatre veteran Mahabanoo Mody Kotwal, wanted to highlight with their company, Poor-box Productions.

At its best, the play is a popular extension of school sex education courses for the masses, and for the oldies who missed it at school! Collage Workshop for Kids 8 years years Mixed Media: All in all, very impressive performances and very effective translation. For translators Ritu Bhatia and Jaideep Sarkar, it was an uphill task to retain the essence of Ensler’s writing. Theatre Workshops Mixed Media: From picking up a book called Sex Kya Hai at a railway stall to calling up friends in my home town, Jaipur, and telling them to ask their grandmothers about the colloquial terms for vagina, I did it all.


The language, the ref.

Kissa Yoni Ka/The Vagina Monologues

He sent the script to his mother soon yni. After the first ever performance, the audience was silent for a moment. The actors speak too fast though, and before the first impressions have sunk in, a new chapter begins.

Mahabanoo Modi Kotwal Writer: This kossa, it is back in a new avatar kisas Kissa Yoni Ka — pink replacing the red on stage, Hindi replacing English in speech.

Real issues concerning women run much deeper. At least women, young and old from the dingiest slums in Mumbai were seated in anticipation nervously fidgeting with the ends of their dupattas waiting for the play to begin. The audience response blew him away. Predictably, the play takes the audience through the vagina nomenclature, which reads like a grocery list, and then flirts with the surrounding paraphernalia – the smell, the hair, the menses, the taboos, and the fears that surround intimacy and contact.

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