Images of Truth: Satya Ke Pratiroop
Shiv Nadar School Faridabad, organized a show for students and parents by the acclaimed puppeteer, Dadi D Pudumjee as part of Funkaar Week on 28th November, 2019.
DADI D. PUDUMJEE is one of India’s foremost and innovative puppeteers. He has helped contemporary puppetry gain legitimacy as an art form in India. In 1986, he established the Ishara Puppet Theatre Trust, which is now one of the leading platforms for innovative puppet theatre across India and the world.
He the winner of the prestigious Padmashri and Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards.
Synopsis of the Show: IMAGES OF TRUTH- SATYA KE PRATIROOP
Commissioned by the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts in 1993; on its debut, Images of Truth broke the boundaries of conformed puppetry in India and inspired generations of puppeteers & performers with its performances. Ishara’s groundbreaking and inspiring. Choreographed to music from across the world, it’s a mesmerising, nonverbal, musical adaption on one of mankind’s most iconic figures - Mahatma Gandhi. Gain insight on his early life to his spiritual discovery of the universal message of Satyagraha & nonviolent protest. Images of history and contemporary India mesh together over twelve scenarios as the performers create powerful, moving images with which both the young and old alike can relate.
It was a beautiful experience for our children as it helped them to be more creative and different way to express opinions.
Mr. Pudumjee and his team of artistes interacted freely with students and answered questions which were directed upon their interests and the difficulties faced in this particular field.