The play ‘Khoabnama’ will be staged at the National Theater of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy today, Monday at 7 pm. The 37th production of Prachynat has been dramatized by Md. Shawkat Hossain is alive. Kazi Tawfiqul Islam Imon directed. The famous novel of the famous novelist and story writer Akhtaruzzaman Ilyas. ‘Khoabnama’ is a comprehensive life narrative of the people of that time in the background of the partition of the country in 1947. Through this story, the novelist has brought out the life and reality of the time with a skillful hand.
Munsi Baitullah Shah was shot dead by East India Company sepoy Sardar Taylor while going towards Mahasthangarh with Majnu Shah’s Agunti Fakir in the afternoon of the day of clearing the thick forest on the edge of the Katlahar bill and starting the plantation by placing a yoke on the tiger’s neck. The Giridangas on both sides of the Katlahar Bill and the people of their own Giridangas know that the Munshi rules the bill all night by taking a seat in the pakur tree on the north side of the bill. Yamuna changes when there is an earthquake. The banks of Katlahar collapsed in the flood. Cultivators are the passengers of the Katlahar Bill due to Munshi’s clear bequest.
With the passage of time, ownership of the bill went to the landlord. Cheragh Ali Fakir interprets people’s dreams verse by verse. Tamiz’s father wants to see the munshi of the Pakur tree after listening to the verse and falling asleep and dipping his feet in the mud. Vaikuntha Nathgiri waits for Bhavani’s auspicious appearance following her predecessor with Bhavani Pathak. Seeing Tamizh is a dream of land. And Cheragh Ali’s granddaughter Kulsoom Khoabe doesn’t get the direction she wants to see. Keramat, the poet of Tevaga, is finally stuck in his own house. He wants a name, a wife, a house.
Inheritance of the company, the baton of the British came into the hands of the desi gentlemen. This is how the story of the play proceeds.
Khwabanama has been dramatized by Md. Shawkat Hossain is alive. Kazi Tawfiqul Islam Imon directed. Acted by Sahana Rahman Sumi, Sakhawat Hossain Rizvi, Monirul Islam Rubel, Chetnar Haman Bhasha, Mitul Rahman, Md. Sohail Rana, Tanjikun, Saidur Rahman Shaheen, Rocky Khan, Diana, Shravan Shamim, Saim Bin Mujeeb etc. Lyrics: Rahul Anand, Music: Neel Kamrul, Choreography: Sanata Shahreen, Stage: ABS Gem, Lighting: Thandu Raihan.