Shahs to perform in city


The irresistible Naseeruddin Shah and Ismat Chughtai will soon be combining in the city in paying a two-evening tribute to Faiz Ahmed Faiz organised by the Faiz Foundation. At Alhamra Centre on Dec 1, Mr Shah will be joined by his wife, Ratna Pathak Shah, and their daughter Hiba Shah to present a medley of three short plays based on Ismat Chughtai’s short stories. It will be followed by a similar composition of another set of plays based on the stories by the famous writer the following evening. These will be solo performances each of the three Shahs. They will be acting as the narrators of as well as playing the various characters in the story.Entitled ‘Ismat Apa Ke Naam’, it will be a joint offering by the Faiz Foundation Trust and Mumbai’s Motley Company. The event is being organised to raise funds for Faiz Ghar, the museum and cultural centre run by the Faiz Foundation Trust in Model Town. Entry will be by invitation. Courtesy