The Hindu Theatre Fest 2019 Podcast

From guilt to closure | The Hindu Theatre Fest 2019 podcast

Swetanshu Bora’s play, Guilt, which has been shortlisted for The Hindu Playwright Award 2018 has three characters — Pooja, Kishore, and Anand. The Bengaluru-based playwright says the guilt in the title “essentially refers to Pooja’s guilt of feeling love again without closure from a family she loved for a decade. It is her guilt that drives the action in the play. Guilt also appears in smaller themes with Kishore, who is trying to come to terms with ending a relationship with his childhood home. He needs to either sell it or raze it and he struggles to come to terms with it”.

The play begins with an email from Pooja, who was in a relationship with Kishore’s brother, Nitin, saying she would be in Bengaluru for a couple of days. She asks Kishore if they could meet but says she would understand if he doesn’t want to meet her...

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