Under ‘Abhinayan’, a weekly series of drama, Play Heer Ranjha will be staged online. It will be presented at YouTube channel of Madhya Pradesh State Tribal Museum.
The play is directed by Khushi Mohammad (Punjab) and performed here on Friday.
The story is about two lovers, Heer a beautiful village girl from a rich and noble family; and Ranjha, a poor farm boy.He looked after Water buffaloes belonging to Heer's father.
They both fell in love but Heer's parents were against their marriage.
Heer was married by force to a rich young man. Ranjha, very saddened by this, became a hermit, a person who lives alone away from other people and spends his time meditating about God. He later tried to meet Heer but he failed, and they both died in the end of broken hearts.
It is to be noted that in view of the worldwide crisis of Coronavirus, a creative initiative is taken by the Culture Department Madhya Pradesh Government by connecting the artists of the country and State online, which has received an encouraging response.
This way the art lovers of the State watch all their favourite musical and theatrical performances live. Besides, Department of Culture has invited writers, poets and artists from across the country to present their programmes online under weekly series Abhinayan and Uttaradhikar.