Immortal legendary playwright, Shri. Vijay Tendulkar’s famous play in Marathi Sakharam Binder,first staged in 1972 (after an initial ban on the play was lifted), is back and this time in English!
This play revolves around the protagonist SAKHARAM BINDER who exploits women. He is unscrupulous and believes in a twisted ideology.
His sole aim in life is to gratify his senses and women are objectified, abused exually and emotionally. His “Sakharam Palace” comes crumbling down with a sudden turn of events and then the hunter becomes the hunted.
He starts a live in relationship with the meek and god fearing LAXMI. After a year , differences develop and he kicks her out of the house. His next catch is the bold and sensual Champa who turns his world upside down. Certain comic situations are created when the characters of Sakharam’s friend Dawood and Champa’s ex-husband Fouzdar Shinde visit Sakharam’s place.
The story takes an unexpected turn when Laxmi returns in Sakharam’s life which strains the relationship between Champa and Sakharam.The drama unfolds through a complex web of relationships leading to a shocking twist in the tale.The play depicts the harsh social realities that remain relevant in today’s society.
The play is directed by Yogesh Pagare and stars Sharbani Mukherjee , Gulki Joshi, Rajesh Nahar, Sanjeev Srikar, Rishi and Ravi. Produced by Rajesh Nahar, this is one theatrical play that you can surely look out for!