Drama is reflection of society: Theater personalities

Theatre personalities at concluding function

of a week long drama production based workshop here last night said drama is

the reflection of the society.

They put special emphasis on creating social renaissance to flourish

healthy culture against terrorism, militancy, corruption, child marriage and

other social curses through producing and staging more dramas in line with

the spirit of War of Liberation.

They made the observation at the concluding function of the drama

production based workshop organised by 'Podatik Nattya Sangshad, Rangpur

(PNSR) at the Town Hall auditorium in the city.

Forty learner drama producers from across the district participated in the

week long workshop that concluded with a certificate giving ceremony followed

by staging a drama on the same venue.

Presided over by Convener of PNSR and noted drama producer Dipankar

Bhattacharya Dipon, renowned drama personality Anwar Hossain attended and

addressed the concluding function as the chief guest.

Noted drama personalities Biplob Prasad and Monwar Hossain, former General

Secretary of District Shilpokola Academy Tauhidur Rahman Tutul and Organising

Secretary of divisional unit of Bangladesh Group Theater Federation Razzaque

Murad spoke.

The speakers discussed importance of writing, producing and staging time

befitting dramas to create a renaissance and inspire common people in

resisting social odds like militancy, terrorism and communalism to establish

peace and accelerate development.

Biplob Prasad stressed on enriching Bengali culture through strengthening

cultural movement, producing more drama artistes and popularising stage and

street dramas to establish the non communal spirit for building a peaceful

Bangladesh.

The chief guest urged the participants to produce dramas for informing

young generations about the true national history to aware them of severity

of militancy, terrorism, anarchy and fundamentalism through establishing

spirit of the War of Liberation.

Drama is the hymn of changing society he said reminding the drama

producers that they should produce drama to build a healthier and more

civilised nation reflecting and glorifying its emotion, feeling, cultural

identity and lifestyle.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)