Begum Barve

Satish Alekar

Translated by Shanta Gokhale


5.5 x 8.5 inches,xxx + 81pp. 2003

ISBN : 9788170462088

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Begum Barve, the central character after whom the play is named, is a transvestite who has spent his life playing women's roles in the professional theatre. Layers of space and time interweave and overlap in this powerfully haunting play, in which dreams take shape and form only to turn into nightmares.

Satish Alekar is Professor and Head, Lalit Kala Kendra, Pune Universityand Vice-Chairman, National School of Drama, New Delhi.


Shanta Gokhale is a leading theatre critic and writer.

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