Shabd Leela
Curated by: Surnai Theatre

Conceived, scripted and presented by Ila Arun, Shabd Leela in Hindi is a unique concept in drama. It is an amalgamation of extracts from the works of the award-winning novelist, poet and playwright Dr. Dharamvir Bharti's works such as Andha Yug, Kanupriya and from Ek Sahityik Ke Prem Patra a personal collection of letters to his wife.


It is a dramatized, well-woven reading and enactment of the Power of Words from his letters, poetry and drama which creates a mesmerizing effect on the learned audiences.



About the artist

Performed by: Ila Arun, K.K. Raina, Rajeshwari Sachdev and Varun Badola

The Black Box

  • We request you to bring warm clothes as it gets chilly inside the Black Box as temperatures need to be controlled at optimum levels as per technical requirements
  • Food, beverages and water are strictly prohibited inside the Black Box. Please do not carry them in your bags either
  • Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Please do come at least 15 minutes prior to the show and enjoy a good cup of coffee at PORT
  • No Late Entries will be allowed
  • Latecomers can only be allowed in at intermission or at an appropriate pause in the program and as per the instructions of the organizers




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