The Hindu | Yayati

‘A good play never needs updating’

Arundhati Raja is directing Girish Karnad’s iconic play, Yayati. Talking about the challenges of directing the play which took the theatre world by storm since it was published in 1961, Arundhati says, “It is a challenging and exciting play to direct. Set in a mythical time, in a story known so well by so many, it is difficult to make sure the dialogue stays true to the era yet does not sound overly dramatic to today's audience.”


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