At 14th Mahindra Excellence in Theatre awards and festival the most pressing social issues have been brought to life and given a new perspective by highly acclaimed theatre groups that have participating in the festival. The Mahindra Group, through META, aims to increase awareness and appreciation of Indian theatre.
At the 4th day of 14th META, 1 play got showcased PULIJANAM
PULIJANAM, is a re-reading of a classic text and attempts to break societal prejudices which revolve around its protagonists, Karigurukkal and his love, Vellachi. It invites us to deconstruct Karigurukkal’s enigma and questions the morals of a society which has for long marginalized Dalits and forbidden them the ‘fruit of knowledge’ leaving them in the darkness of ignorance..
Play is Directed by BINEESH K who also been nominated for Best Director & BEST CHOREOGRAPHER in 14th META 2019.
Manikandan Rajan who is playing character of Kari Gurukkal is nominated for Best Actor in Lead Role Male.
Garggi Ananthan who is playing character of Kurathi Theyyam/ Chodhiyaris nominated for Best Actor in Lead Role Female.
Play has also been nominated under the category of BEST STAGE DESIGN, BEST LIGHT DESIGN, BEST INNOVATIVE SOUND DESIGN, BEST COSTUME DESIGN and BEST ACTOR IN SUPPORTING ROLE MALE.
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