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Qissebaazi

An evening of storytelling & poetry by a master story teller – Danish Husain

Private event. BY INVITATION ONLY

Sat, 6th Aug. 2016

Synopsis

75 mins of storytelling interspersed with poetry, asides, and anecdotes. The stories will range from fantasy to folk tales to historical anecdotes. The performance will be in Urdu/Hindi.

About Danish

Danish Husain is an actor (Peepli Live, Dhobi Ghat, Ankhon Dekhi, Welcome to Karachi), theatre director (Krapp’s Last Tape, Chinese Coffee, Ek Punjab Ye Bhi). He runs his own theatre company The Hoshruba Repertory. His current running theatrical productions as an actor are Naseeruddin Shah’s play Gadha Aur Gaddha, Sunil Shanbag’s Loretta, and his own productions Chinese Coffee & Ek Punjab Ye Bhi. His forthcoming films are City of Dark, Mantra, Alif, and Newton. He worked on the revival of and was a proponent of the lost art form of Urdu storytelling Dastangoi. Husain is a poet (with poetry published in Indian & South African anthologies) and a columnist with India Today’s blog Daily O.


Details

Date:
August 6, 2016