M. Dinesh Varma

CHENNAI: Malayalam playwright K.T. Mohammed's `Ithu Bhumiyanu', an important work in Kerala's theatre movement, is set to come alive in front of an audience in Chennai this week. The Madras Keraleeya Samajam is hosting the play on its premises on Saturday, as part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the work.

The play, directed by Chennai-based dramatist Preman Melady, is being staged in Chennai for the first time. "This is the first step towards setting up a K.T. theatre group in Chennai," said Mr. Melady.

The Samajam is located on 903, Poonamallee High Road, and can be contacted over the phone at 044 - 26411813 and 26414514.