Written & Directed by Abhishek Majumdar
based on Agha Shahid Ali’s collection of poems ‘The country without a post office’
devised by Indian Ensemble & Students of FTII, Pune.
Rizwaan is a tale of a young boy Kashmiri boy and his life experience of losing his people one after another due to both insurgency and military occupation. At another level, Rizwaan looks at the very fundamental understanding of the loss of loved one’s.
The play is also a fundraiser for the ‘ PeaceWorks’ initiative for Seagull books , which is an initiative to enable workshops, lectures and performances with students in Kashmir. The initiative uses the arts to enable peaceful engagements in areas under conflict.