It was a long Due….

“The Indian Army conducted Surgical strikes across the LOC in POK” A phrase we have been hearing from past few hours, the DGMO’s eyes while addressing the press conference spoke a lot of words which he could have not probably read out! He meant “Justice was made!” It’s been quite a journey post Independence, we…

The ‘Cauvery’ that matters to me!

It was year 1992, I was staying in Rajajinagar 4th block  on the north side of Bangalore now very famously named as “Dr.Rajkumar Road” The street was always bustling with what you call as “Peak traffic” then, may be the daily routine of 7 fiat cars and 6 ambassadors and about a dozen of Bajaj…

An Open Letter to “OPEN LETTER”- By Abhishek Iyengar

First of all, Open letter I must admit that you are probably the new fever of the country and because of you normal people who are generally regarded as “Readers” are kind of suffering because they don’t know what shit are they reading! I take this opportunity of writing an Open letter to you “Open…

The ‘Maapilai’ By Abhishek Iyengar

For those who can take humor in a humorous way! He sits there gazing at every family proceedings! a sense of pride in him, he declares himself as the ‘adhipathi’ <leader> of the masses. He is one of those pseudo dons who directs the whole family on his finger tips. He is the declared-universal king!…

Macha!- she is there da!- By Abhishek Iyengar

A:-“Macha! we have those steps da, It is kinda cool macha!” B:-“No da, see here is what we need to do, get the first song, cut half into it maga and then mix it with a ‘pop’ macha! think Micheal jackson you duffer!” C:-“Ok Macha, then what we do is we will pull those steps,…

Sneak Peak- The year that was 2009- By Abhishek Iyengar

Yet another year comes to an end, as we say bye to the first decade of the 21st Millennium, year 2009 was in many ways a remarkable and historic year. Like any year 2009 was filled with excitement and its own share of bad and good news! so lets take a while and take a…

WeMove’s Tatyana Moha- By team WeMove

WeMove Productions presents Tatyana Moha ‘Tatyana Moha’ is a unique play which depicts the current socio-economic problems faced by the people below poverty line. Abhishek Iyengar’s Kannada adaptation of Mahaswetha Devi’s Bengali play “Jhonny and Urvashi” revolves around certain characters that represent the epitome of bad luck, poverty and illness. The interesting turn-around in the…

Yeddi, Reddy,Common Man and I!- By Abhishek Iyengar

“Yeddi is suffering, each day he comes up with a new statement, Karnataka politics is too bad, I must say worse…” utters an aged man who might be in his 70’s enjoying his plate of pani puri. Location:- First block, Rajajinagar, Pani puri Adda Situation:- A casual conversation with the Pani puri vendor Occasion:- Time…

A Comedy play by WeMove

When was the last time you watched a live performance? WeMove’s most hilarious play hits Bangalore Once again This time at RangaShankara WeMove production’s “Nannavala Kagada” on August 18th, 2009 at 7.30 P.M i.e tomorrow! Written by S. Gundurao, Nannavala kagada is a humorous play; the main protagonist of the play is supposed to be…

Theatre and Me??!!?- By Abhishek Iyengar

(This Article was first written in 2007 during the first anniversary of then WeMove and now WeMove foundation for Performing Arts(R) the article is actually the story behind formation of Bangalore’s successful theatre group WeMove) It was yet another day, after I finished watching the never ending, boring, conceptualizing, tension inducing and yet interesting Kannada…