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On a Muggy night in Mumbai

Juvenile & Young Adult


by
Mahesh Dattani

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 532 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

‘A playwright of world stature’—Mario Relich, Wasafiri On a Muggy Night in Mumbai is the first contemporary Indian play to openly tackle gay themes of love, partnership, trust and betrayal. Kamlesh—young, gay and clinically depressed—invites his friends home ostensibly for an evening of camaraderie. However, with the arrival of his sister and her fiance, a series of dramatic confrontations is set into motion, leading to startling revelations and unexpected catharsis. ‘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 On a Muggy Night in Mumbai is the first contemporary Indian play to openly tackle gay themes of love, partnership, trust and betrayal. Kamlesh—young, gay and clinically depressed—invites his friends home ostensibly for an evening of camaraderie. However, with the arrival of his sister and her fiance, a series of dramatic confrontations is set into motion, leading to startling revelations and unexpected… (more)

‘A playwright of world stature’—Mario Relich, Wasafiri On a Muggy Night in Mumbai is the first contemporary Indian play to openly tackle gay themes of love, partnership, trust and betrayal. Kamlesh—young, gay and clinically depressed—invites his friends home ostensibly for an evening of camaraderie. However, with the arrival of his sister and her fiance, a series of dramatic confrontations is set into motion, leading to startling revelations and unexpected catharsis. ‘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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