Popular theatre troupe of the country Loko Natyadal, was staged its new play titled ‘Amra Tinjon’ at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) on July 6.
Loko Natyadal has brought its new production as part of its 38th founding anniversary celebration programme. To mark the occasion, the troupe organised two-day long events at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Segunbagicha in the city. The drama performance was followed by ‘Loko Natydal Gold Medal-2019’ award giving ceremony.
This year, Loko Natyadal Gold Medal 2019 was conferred on three renowned thespians -- Late Kalyan Mitra, Professor Abdus Selim and Tariq Anam Khan. To pay tribute to the sincere and devoted theatre personality, the troupe founded or initiated Loko Natyadal Gold Medal in 1991.
The story of ‘Amra Tinjon’ is based on a play written by noted Indian poet, writer and playwright Buddhadeb Basu. The play ‘Amra Tinjon’ has been planned and directed by noted thespian Liaquat Ali Lucky, also director general of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The play revolves around the story of three intimate friends who fall in love with the same girl called Antara. The cast of the play included Liaquat Ali Lucky, Masud Sumon, Fazlul Haque, Azizur Rahman Sujon, Ananya Nishi, Swadesh Ranjan Das Gupta, Sonai Akter, Zia Udiin Shipon and Shishir Kumar Roy, among others.
In the year 1927, the three intimate friends used to live in Purana Paltan. They used to hang out together all the time. Reminiscing the old times at the present day, Bikash narrates their mutual love interest Antara, a girl had lived in their colony. However, enthralled by the charm of her loveliness, the trio gives her a name after Mona Lisa.
One day, Mona Lisa is diagnosed with typhoid and her parents seek help from the trio—Bikash, Asit and Hitangshu. Three friends now start staying at the house of Mona Lisa to take care of her. The story moves forward from this point and ends with a tragic incident.