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Still We Are Saints

Note: This is a a fundraiser for the Seva Sadan Association in Malleshwaram, which organizes shelter and training for destitute women and children. All proceeds of the show will be donated to Seva Sadan. We appeal to the audience to donate generously to this noble cause. This event has been sponsored by Navrathan Jewellers and Corporation bank. The event partners are Shoppers stop, indianstage, bookmyshow and radio one.

Synopsis: “Still we are saints” is story of one- two antipodal characters who are in pursuit of a common goal- a happy ending and a gateway to a great future. The lead characters learn the ways of politics, rhetoric and one-upmanship en route to the top of the college food chain. The story unfolds in intriguing fashion through the eyes of a starry- eyed junior who describes the chain of events as he gets initiated to college life. The narrative is laced with satires on college going fundas, frequent monologues, pop culture parodies, ad jingles, impersonations, farcical, surreal vignettes and dialogue laden with repartee juxtaposed with everyday conversation. Five actors play the role of over a hundred characters with aplomb in the space of seventy minutes to bring the reminiscences of college life in front of the audience. The number of characters was deliberately limited to less than 140, keeping in mind the attention spans of the twitter generation!

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Duration: 80 minutes.
Tickets: Rs. 100/-
Playwright and direction: Vyasa Shastry

About the troupe: HAFC is an informal organization at IISc which operates on a collaborative model. Over the last couple of years, members of the HAFC have entertained close to an estimated 3000 audience members by means of comedy plays and stand up comedy on and outside campus – in English, hindi and regional languages. We’ve also performed alongside international acts like Papa CJ & Isak Jannson and we’ve also won many prizes in national level cultural festivals. Last year, HAFC with a brother organization Kamnaughtyka, held a fundraiser for Shri  Shankara cancer foundation where more than 1 lakh INR was collected in a few days for the cause


Venue: Seva Sadan auditorium, Malleswaram.

Venue Address: Seva Sadan, 14th Cross, West Park Road, Malleswaram, Opposite MLA College.

Entry Charges: Rs. 100/-

Date: May 5, 2012.

Timing: 7:30 pm

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Play: Malgudi Daze – WeMove’s 50th Show!

India’s most loved novel now comes on stage LIVE, WeMove production’s latest play is adapted from R.K Narayan’s Malgudi days. Malgudi, semi-urban town in southern India, conjured by Narayan in early 1930 was a collection of short stories, each character that appeared in Malgudi represented epitome of Indian culture and tradition during the changing times under British raj.

After successfully creating the play T.P.K Marali baa. WeMove productions now is staging the play “Malgudi Daze” which takes us all down the memory lane, it takes the audience into a world created by the master writer himself, R.K Narayan. WeMove productions Malgudi Daze is adpated from R.K Narayan’s Malgudi days, the research team at WeMove has hand picked a few short stories from the novel, scripted them to a screenplay and have integrated them using a humorous screenplay. The main intention of this play is to bring out the real essence of the novel “Malgudi” and at the same time educate the audience with some interesting facts of the book novel and its writer R.K Naryan.

WeMove Production’s Malgudi daze is a reflection of times that always stood for ‘simplicity’ and ‘truthfulness’, the play revolves around the characters who symbolize the imagination of R.K Narayan and also in many ways the society back then

About WeMove: WeMove is a Bangalore based theatre group. They have performed 49 shows of 9 productions across 4 cities in India and are on their way to complete their 50th show on stage this February 19th 2012. In an era of modern Entertainment and technology where primitive Art forms frequently find themselves under the wraps, WeMove Theatre has managed to emerge as prime source of entertainment through theatre for people of Bangalore, Mysore, Chennai and Pune.

Formed in the year 2006 under the name ‘WeMove Productions’ which eventually got a facelift as “WeMove theatre”, the main intention of theatre group was to make ‘Art approachable to all’. With the motto of “Theatre for All”, WeMove provided an open platform for people to come and explore their hidden talents and thus find a new light to their life. The biggest strength of WeMove is its people and their passion towards Theatre, people from different genre come over to WeMove and explore creativity. Today WeMove has over 1000 people registered who actively participate in various activities of WeMove. WeMove Theatre today has expanded its arm into different art fields such as “WeMove Digital” and “WeMove Nrutya” thus making it as a formidable organization for any one to pursue art.

In Order to celebrate, WeMove Theatre’s 50th show on stage, the team is holding a special show starting at 6.30 P.M with felicitation to some of the dignitaries of theatre followed by a Performance by WeMove Nrutya and ‘i-Theatre’. The prime event of the evening will be WeMove’s most loved and well know play, ‘Malgudi daze” on Feb 19th @ 7.30 p.m. The Special show will be held at K.H Kalasoudha, Ramanjeneya Gudda, Hanumanthanagar, Bangalore. WeMove Theatre’s “Malgudi Daze” is adapted from R.K Narayan’s Malgudi days. Malgudi daze was staged in Chennai and Pune as well apart from Bangalore any Mysore in 2010.
Show Date: 19-Feb 2011
Time: 6:30 PM
Venue: KH Kalasoudha(Behind Ramanjaneya Gudda), Hanumanthanagar, Bangalore
Ticket Price: Rs. 100/-
Contact: 9980169269, 9591040847

Online ticket sales: http://www.indianstage.in/EventDetails.do?eventId=2531

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Audition: Short Film

A group of Bangalore based Telugite IT Professionals working for HP and IBM having a relevant experience Of making Short movies, have finalized a Script and are now in the Pre-production planning stage to make a short film of 40-45 minutes. The group has undertaken the project with the sole intention of progressing on to mainstream Cinema. Ample Opportunity to prove acting skills and screenplay done in a way actors feel at comfort level.



Actress (1) : Between 20-25 yrs
Actress (1): Between 25-30 yrs
Actor (1) :Between 30-35 yrs
Actor (1): Above 40yrs


1. All Actors/Actress must & should be able to speak good and fluent Telugu
2. TRANSPORT WILL BE PROVIDED from respective homes to Shooting Location and back.
3. An Escort will be provided for Actress along with Transport
4. ALL preproduction,postproduction,shooting,misc,food EXPENSES borne by ME/My Mates.
5. Candidates are only required to be self motivated and having inclination towards Acting
6. Auditions will be conducted and finalized on March 9th,10th and 11th.
7. Shooting Schedule dates will be finalized on March 11th
8. Shooting Phase will be finished asap (before March 31st )
9. Actual Shooting days are approximately 2-3 days and buffer days of a day or two for each Actor/Actress individually.
10. If you have any issues we can sit discuss,calibrate.

Venue for Auditions: Sreeja Apts, 25th Cross, Kaggadaspura

Interested Candidates, please contact Jeevan on +91 9740511099 or email at [email protected]

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Play: The Interview

Winner of 4 Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards, and chosen for Hot Ink at the Lark, a festival of new writing in New York, The Interview is “a tightly-packed action comedy” with “brilliant contemporary writing”.

A bright young man, holding his resume close, waits nervously at the reception of one of the country’s largest corporations. Minutes later he is called in for his job interview. But nothing he learnt in college, university or his last few jobs has prepared him for what comes next. But he’s keen to make it through this. After all, it is a job to die for.

“Smoothly orchestrated… the script is tighter than last year’s budget… it holds on to its secrets and ends up being an office play without clichés… Don’t miss this.”– Time Out

“Fast paced, action packed… smart writing… brims with dark humour… more than just a highly entertaining, laugh a minute comedy… a slice of reality… young and
contemporary, very here-and-now, and yes, very, very funny”– The Hindu

“The writer and director deftly add on layers of humour, the balance of power shifts suddenly between characters, the audience is constantly kept in a stage of surprise…” – Bombay Times

“A tightly packed action comedy” – Bangalore Mirror

Written by Siddharth Kumar, award winning actor and director in Mumbai.
Directed by Akarsh Khurana, prolific producer and director, and winner of two Best Director awards at Thespo.

Company: Akvarious Productions

Opening night special – an interaction with the cast and director.

Feb 10 – 26, 2012
Tue-Sat: 8:00pm
Sun: 3:00pm & 6:30pm
Jagriti, Whitefield

Tickets: Rs. 300/-
www.bookmyshow.com (3989 5050)
Jagriti Box Office (4124 2879)
(11.30am-1.30pm; 3.30pm-6pm; except Mondays; till 7.45pm on show days)

Not suitable for persons below 16 years.
Latecomers not allowed.

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Actors Required for Short Film

“Anonymous Filmmakers” will be shooting our third Short Film “The Flower Man” in the Second or Third week of December.  It will be of Duration 7 mins.  The movie is being shot to be showcased in International Film Festivals.


We are looking for the below roles, 1 male and 2 female artists.

# Artist Age and Looks Notes
1 Male Artist 30’s – Dark and plain looking. 2 or 3 days of shooting
2 Female Artist 20’s to 30’s – Classical, gorgeous, handsome – we will leave it to your imagination to describe yourselves 1 day of shooting
3 Female Artist 20’s to 30’s – Classical, gorgeous, handsome – we will leave it to your imagination to describe yourselves 1 day of shooting

Shooting Details:

The artists should have experience in theater or film. The selected artists should be ready for rehearsal and shooting inBangalore. Artists will be compensated for their travel (Bus or train fare) and will be paid a daily rate for their services.

Interested should send their profiles to [email protected] or [email protected]. You can contact Srinivas BR at 91-98454-94479.

About “Anonymous Filmmakers”:

We shot our first short film “The Terrorist Polar Bear” and received positive reviews in Nashvillebased Film Festival. Our second short film “Daddy” was shot with internationally acclaimed artist Biradar (Girish Kasarvalli’s “Kanasemba Kudureyaneri” fame) and is currently in the sound editing stage.

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