City of Stars and Ilhaam
7:00 pm- "City of Stars" (Hindi/Urdu/75 mins)
Drama Society: Ashwamedh; College: Netaji Subash Institute of Technology;
Script: Namaan Bindal; Directors: Sukrit Mahajan, Namaan Bindal, Shaurya Selangia, Shivam Bansal;
Cast: Prabhjot Singh Sidhu, Shradha Khapra, Harsh Vardhan Kumar, Mayank Medhavi, Akshay Yadav & others.
On encountering successive failures, Rajesh Manchanda sets out to create his biggest play ever, casting his own son, Ayan. "City of Stars" revolves around Ayan's desire to become a successful actor and Rajesh's to create a legendary play. Their relationship starts to degrade when Ayan is faced with Rajesh's unorthodox ways of training. To what extent will Rajesh go for his play? Will he sacrifice his family or his desire? In their world full of dreams, what happens when they face the reality?
Tickets at Rs.200 are also available at the Programmes Desk, Habitat World, IHC. An Old World Culture Presentation.
8:15 pm - “Ilhaam” (Hindi /45 mins)
Drama Society: Astitva; College: Dyal Singh College; Script: Manav Kaul;
Director: Ishan Thatai;
Cast: Chetna Mehlawat, Yukti Sharma, Ashish Ahlawat, Prashant Yadav, P.V. Amal, Aniket, Digvijay Tiwari & Rishabh Pandey
Ilhaam revolves around a middle-aged banker named Bhagwan, living a predictably mundane life with his wife and his 10-year-old daughter. His family life is uneventful and his job gets his bills paid. Things begin spiraling out of control when his past starts seeping back into his head. Therein also begin his internal conflict - he is torn between a world of his fantasies and his family. His charade is finally broken when his family learns he lost his job a month ago. What ensues is a man's sincere struggle to keep a hold on both of his worlds and how he faces the inevitable situation of choosing between them.