What's on Stage? Kaise Karenge: A light-hearted drama
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What’s on Stage? Kaise Karenge: A light-hearted drama

Kaise Karenge was an idiom we used in our daily lives whenever we were stuck in a situation or mulling over a solution to a problem. It’s also something that writer Abhishek Pattnaik and I kept saying to each other while writing this play and it just seemed apt for our lead character Saurav to say as well because of the situation he is stuck in. I think the title says a lot about the kind of play it is, its a light hearted drama but with a purpose by the end of it,” shares director Suketu Shah about his upcoming urban Hindi play, Kaise Karenge.

The play brings Darsheel Safary in the lead, along with Abhishek Pattnaik, Dilnaz Irani and Prakhar Singh. It tells the tale of Saurav who has had one dream since his childhood, to go to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Just when he is about to leave for his MIT interview, he is faced with a crisis — his brother, 27-year-old Kapil has developed Multiple Personality Disorder. Faced with the dilemma of choosing between his career and his brother, he chooses his brother. What follows is mayhem.

Saurav starts facing difficulty in handling Kapil and his other two personalities with each having their respective quirks. However, after a few months, Saurav’s genius mind discovers that Kapil and his personalities have a hidden talent. Thus begins the journey of Saurav to help his brother make this disorder a boon for him. The questions still remain…Will he succeed in the biggest examination of his life? Will Kapil be able to gain control of his life again?

Darsheel smiles as he reveals, “I’ve received roles of characters who are weak in studies. I had gotten comfortable with that. In Kaise Larenge I have the role of a genius who has a chance to go to MIT. That was something very new. He’s a problem solver. They say that in order to succeed as an actor you have to live your characters. I always wanted to have an outlook like Saurav who has this really nice philosophy ‘if life gives you lemons, just make lemonade out of it’. So getting to play him was fun.”
 

WHEN: May 19, 2019,
WHERE: NCPA, 4 pm
and 7:30 pm

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