Loko Natyadal, one of the leading theater troupes in the country, is going to hold a special show of their much acclaimed production Kanjush in order to raise fund for the treatment of prominent sculptor and freedom fighter Ferdousi Priyabhashini. The play has made history as the most-staged theatre production in the country recently.
The production will be staged on February 9 at the National Theater Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy at 6:30pm. Based on playwright Molière’s world famous satirical comedy The Miser, Kanjus has been dramatized by Tariq Anam Khan and directed by Kamrun Nur Chowdhury.
Through situational satire, humor and crude slapstick, Kanjus weaves the story of two families living in Old Dhaka. The story of miser Haider Ali brings out some hidden negative tendencies of the elite people in a comic way. To make the play enjoyable, Tariq Anam has used the typical Dhakaia dialect (a mixture of Bangla and Urdu).
Noted Sculptor and Freedom Fighter Ferdousi Priyabhashini were hospitalized on November 8, 2017. She was kept at the Coronary Care Unit (CCU) of Labaid Hospital. Earlier, she sustained injuries after falling down on the bathroom floor at her home. A 10-member medical board was formed for her treatment.
According to the physicians at Labaid, Ferdousi is suffering from multiple complications including diabetes and high blood pressure.
Meanwhile, she had minor heart attack twice from anxiety while undergoing treatment for her injured leg, said Labaid Assistant Manager Saifur Rahman Lenin.