About Us

Bahroop came into existence in 1996 when a group of people from different walks of life decided to share their experience with a larger section of the society. Its productions Kale Kauwe Ne Kaha, Dekh Tamasha Dekh, Baghichha Bachharam Ka, Zaharqand, Soopna Ka Sapna, Aur Kitne Hiroshima, Yahan Se Shahar Ko Dekho,B-Three, Hamare Waqt Mein, Saaye Hamsaaye, Woh Bhi Thei Apne and Panahgaah were awarded byDelhi Urdu Academy, Government Of NCT of Delhi in 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 respectively.

Its play Soopna Ka Sapna was staged in 5th Bharat Rang Mahotsav. Bahroop participated in various festivals like Bahoorupi organized by Rangayana, Govt. of Karnataka and Shiv Sanchara National Theatre Festival, Sanehilli, Karnataka. Other successful productions have been Kath Jogi, Madhvi, Toot-Te-Parivesh, Banailey, Reech Gaan, Thank You Mr. Glad, Bada Bhand To Bada Bhand, Nahi Chahiye Hamen..., Kabira Khada Bajar Mein, Men Without Shadows, 1857, Jangal Ke Daawedaar and Cheezein Toot Rahi Hain.Bahroop's Ghair Zaroori Log, 8/6, Yahan Se Shahar Ko Dekho, Spartacus and The Life of Galileo were selected as one of the best plays of Delhi for the year 2001-02, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, and 2007-08 by Sahitya Kala Parishad,Government Of NCT of Delhi.

Bahroop has also organised talks, seminars and workshops with eminent personalities like Habib Tanvir, J.N. Kaushal, G.P. Deshpande, Satish Anand, D.R.Ankur, Vinit Kumar, Chittaranjan Tripathi, Shrikant Kishore, Piyush Mishra, KS Rajendran, Suman Kumar, HS Shiva Prakash and Mushtaq Kak. It publishes a theatre magazine, Bahroop Theatre Digest.

Friday 23 May 2008

R.U.R.(Rossum's Universal Robot)

R.U.R. (Rossum’s Universal Robots) cautions against the catastrophe due to be afflicted upon human race by the lust for automation. Rossum, a scientist, wishes to get homo sapiens free from the pain of all indignities. He dreams of a world where machines are ‘humanized’ to bear the brunt of being human and Man is set to divine duties only. He is awakened to an unknown reality when the situation gets reversed. The word ‘robot’ was used for the first time in this play, written way back in 1921.

Name of the play : R.U.R.(Rossum’s Universal Robots)
Language : Hindustani
Duration of the play without interval : 1hour 30 minutes
Translation : Shahid Anwar
Playwright : Karel Capek
Design & Director : Faiyaz Ahmed

1 comment:

  1. the links specified for reviews don't lead us to the correct address as Yahan se sahar ko deko the given link doesn't take directly to the review and i suggest this one http://www.studentsforbhopal.org/JawaharlalNehru.htm
    and anyways we will always have a room for improvment so keep going, this blog is turning out to be a good one, thanks Benil and Faiyaz.