Budha Chingtham bags Mahindra award for excellence


IMPHAL March 9: Noted playwright Budha Chingtham  was awarded the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Award for best script for his play ‘Mythical Surrender’ at a formal ceremony held at Hotel Taj at New Delhi yesterday.
The award was given after the theatre festival hosted at Shri Ram Centre and Kamani Theatre which commenced from March 2 and concluded yesterday.The play was among the ten selected from across the nation out of 250 plays and received 9 nominations. Along with the best script award ,director of the play Deepak Ningthouja received the award for best choreographer award and  award for innovative sound design went to N Jayadeva. The award carry a cash prize of Rs 1 lac each.
The play is based on the violation of human rights in the North East and centered on a woman(Sanarei) who is violated by serpentine creatures and conceives. She sacrifices her son to save the future of the society.


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