Prasanna, theatre personality & activist on theatre & making a lasting impact beyond it | Spotlight with Sandhya | Season 3| Episode 1


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Spotlight with Sandhya

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HI, I'm back with Season 3 and for Episode1, I travelled to the city of palaces, Mysuru, to meet my old friend, the maverick theatre personality and activist Prasanna. He's getting ready to stage an unusual version of the Ramayana, and the play which has been in rehearsal for three months is opening on May 5. Prasanna talks about what has led him back to theatre after eschewing it to set up women's co-operatives in rural Karnataka.

Unassuming and soft-spoken, Prasanna talks about people's empowerment, environment, and slow living. From IIT Kanpur to the National School of Drama to Marxist theatre, a stint in corporate life - the trajectory of his life has been broad and interesting.

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