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Dance like a Man

Juvenile & Young Adult


by
Mahesh Dattani

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 580 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

‘A playwright of world stature’—Mario Relich, Wasafiri A screen adaptation of Mahesh Dattani’s play of the same name, Dance Like a Man revolves around the strained relationship between Jairaj Parekh and his wife Ratna, both ageing Bharatanatayam dancers who are forced to confront long-buried conflicts from their past when their daughter persuades them to meet the boy she wishes to marry. The film, directed by Pamela Rooks, won the National Award for Best Feature Film in English in 2004. ‘At last we have a playwright who gives sixty million English-speaking Indians an identity’—Alyque Padamsee ‘Powerful and disturbing’—The New York Times

‘A playwright of world stature’—Mario Relich, Wasafiri A screen adaptation of Mahesh Dattani’s play of the same name, Dance Like a Man revolves around the strained relationship between Jairaj Parekh and his wife Ratna, both ageing Bharatanatayam dancers who are forced to confront long-buried conflicts from their past when their daughter persuades them to meet the boy she wishes to marry. The film, directed by Pamela Rooks, won the National Award for Best Feature… (more)

‘A playwright of world stature’—Mario Relich, Wasafiri A screen adaptation of Mahesh Dattani’s play of the same name, Dance Like a Man revolves around the strained relationship between Jairaj Parekh and his wife Ratna, both ageing Bharatanatayam dancers who are forced to confront long-buried conflicts from their past when their daughter persuades them to meet the boy she wishes to marry. The film, directed by Pamela Rooks, won the National Award for Best Feature Film in English in 2004. ‘At last we have a playwright who gives sixty million English-speaking Indians an identity’—Alyque Padamsee ‘Powerful and disturbing’—The New York Times

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