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THE METROPLUS PLAYWRIGHT AWARD 2009 - AND THEN THERE WERE THREE
The MetroPlus Playwright Award 2009 carries a prize of Rs. 1 lakh for the best English script, which is original, unpublished and unperformed. We received 74 valid entries from all over the country. The judges longlisted eleven plays from which th ey shortlisted three. Below, a snapshot of the three playwrights and their entries.
The winner will be announced later this month.
Asking tough questions
Annie Zaidi suffered from a curious case of writer’s block. An accomplished journalist, poet and short-story writer, Zaidi found herself utterly unable to write a poem or short story for six months. “It was as if some switch was ...
Spurred by science
Ajay Krishnan took 10 days to write “Touching and Moving”. “I penned this play much faster than my earlier five,” says this Bangalore-bred, Mumbai-based playwright. “Touching and Moving” is a play about a ...
Train with seniors for a fee
Swetha Nalikala, a promising player, throws light on the sorry state of affairs of the sport
A fine show of technique
The men and women teams from the State score a few brownie points
Pugilist looks for an opening
Amravathi is boxing with the boys to raise her standards
Did you know?
French footballer Marcel Desailly was named Odenke Abbey when he was born to Ghanaian parents. But Marcel had his name changed when his mother married a French diplomat who adopted all the children. He was brought to France when he was four ...
Way to go!
Seasoned actor-director Mahesh Manjrekar says television has helped him recover from box office debacles
Deals for your wheels
Gospi and Gev Bharucha give a new lease of life to old sets of wheels
Time for some ‘Fashion’
Madhur Bhandarkar’s ‘Fashion’ on DVD and VCD now
Birth of gallery
This art gallery promises a platform for new talent
It’s extreme adventure for Rishad Saam Mehta as he slides in and out of wet suits and jumps off an aircraft
Take a winter break
Leisure GRT Temple Bay comes up with Winter Tan packages
Bobbing down the backwaters
Life takes on a different meaning on a houseboat
Be in Bhutan
Put on your hiking shoes and head for Bhutan
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