The President is Coming - 4 PM show

The President is Coming - 4 PM show

 

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About The Event

About The Play:

 

The President Is Coming is a popular play which premiered at the Royal Court/Rage Theatre Festival in Mumbai in January 2006. The play, written by Anuvab Pal, marks Kapur's debut as a director in the film version.

 

In 2006, George W. Bush, President of the United States, visited India. In addition to the many diplomatic and political things on the agenda was a rather unique event — a meeting with the young faces responsible for shaping "The New India". The six contestants are Maya Roy India's best young Writer, Ajay Karlekar India's best young Social Activist, Archana Kapoor India's best young Indian Entrepreneur, Rohit Seth Call Center Accent Trainer, Kapil Dev Dholakia India's best young Stock Investor, Ramesh S Software Engineer.

 

They have to undergo bizarre tests and activities to top the list. In the end only two are left Kapil and Maya. Kapil is caught cheating in the final round and Maya is selected. But with bizarre turn of events she is not the one who shakes the hand.

 

The Group:

 

Crea-Shakthi, into its 3rd year operations brings back the play that won them several accolades. Performed as part of MY Theatre Festival Season II, The president is Coming has been revived with a mix of old & new cast & crew members. The play promises to be a laugh riot, just like last time!

 

The Cast & Crew:

 

Cast: Rahul Sridhar, Sriram Bharadwaj, Gautham Krishnan, Keshav TT, Kaushik MV, Shevaun Da Costa, Shivani Gupta, Pranathi Ram & Namita Krishnamurty

 

Costume Consultant: Drishya Gautam

Photography & Lights: Sathish Shanmugham

Studio support: Blu Grass Studio with support from Kaushik

 

Directed by: Amrithavarshini Venkatesh

Directorial Guide: Amitash Pradhan

Production Guide: Vaishwath Shankar