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Andher Nagri, Writer: Bhartendu Harishchandr, Director: B. V. Karanth.
Image: Andher Nagri, Writer: Bhartendu Harishchandr, Director: B. V. Karanth. (NP Acc. No. 1659)

Natarang Pratishthan Documentation Catalogue

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  • Books (3)
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    • Serial No: 1
      Title: From the Wings, Notes on Indian Theatre,
      Writer/Editor: Nemichandra Jain
      Publisher/Place: National School of Drama, Delhi
      Year: 2007
      Description/Notes: Rs.- 300.00/-. Pg. 199/- (Street Theatre Showcased); Half page photograph of Sabitri Heisnam perfoming in a street play at Bharat Bhavan Festival.
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
    • Serial No: 2
      Title: The Theatre of Kanhailal, Pebet & Memoirs of Africa.
      Writer/Editor: Rustam Bharucha
      Publisher/Place: Seagull Books, Kolkata
      Year: 1992
      Source/Accession No: NP/ 104
      Description/Notes: Pg.26 (The world of Kanhailal): - Kanhailal and his wife Savitri had confronted the political insurgency and unrest of Manipur. Their youngest son was imprisoned for his involvement in the insurgency movement. Pg.20 - Savitri deliberately failed to indentify her son's corpse. she had prepared herself to understand the terrifying contradictions. Pg.20 - Savitri is the centre of Kanhailal's work and she contributed a lot. Pg.21 - She started acting at the age of seven. Her aunt was a profesional actress. She received her informal training in theatre in National Touring Drama Company. Pg.21 - Savitri was capable of performing four to five shows a day. She played the role of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu for at least 1000 performances between the ages of ten and twelve. Pg.21 - When Savitri met Kanhailal for the first time as a young woman she was a regular professional. They worked together for the first time in 1961 when she acted in Kanhailal's first production. This play brought both of them together. Pg.21 - In Feb. 1962 they got married. Pg.22 - Kanhailal and Savitri were invited to Delhi in 1984 to conduct a workshop with a group of sophisticated Urban Street Theatre workers. Pg.31 (1972 - 1974: - A production History) - Savitri acted as the old woman in Kanhailal's play Kabu-Keoiba based on a Manipuri Folk Tale. Pg.32 - According to Rustam Bharucha The Production of Pebet in 1975 brought national fame to Kanhailal together with Savitri. Pg.35.39 (Pebet): - Savitri performed the role of Mother Pebet in its first performance in Feb. 1975 as part of a Jatra Festival, Imphal. There have been changes in the story and the role of Savitri in subsequent performances. Pg.37 - Savitri acted as the Mother in 1982 in the performance organised by the S.N.A. in Delhi and the in other places also. Pg.38 - The author of this book had asked Savitri don't you ever feel mechanical and her reply was 'I never feel mechanical' and she proved it by her performances. Pg.38 - According to author from the presence of Savitri one learns that it is possible to resist the most painfull oppression of daily life. Pg.41-60 (Pebet: A Performance Text): - Seagull, Books Kolkata organised a performance of Pebet and this chapter contains the performance text of the same and Savitri acted as mother Pebet. There are 32 full page black and white photographs of their performance and in most of them Savitri is there as mother Pebet. Pg.69 (1975 - 1985: A Production History): - Kanhailal was the director of Kalakshetra and most of the actors of this group felt that the group was be coming too much of a Kanhailal and Savitri show they began to work with one of the leading guru's Mocrang Parba. Pg.73 (Memories of Africa): - Savitri has acted in this play as Mi, which could be either male or female, who used the ual images of a trae and a slave to evoke the sheer magnitude of struggle. Pg.75 - According to the author it could be argued that there is more suffering than rage in her perfomance. Pg.77-93 (Memoirs of Africa: A performance Text): - Performance text of this play where in Savitri has acted as Mi and 32 full page black and white photographs. Pg.95 (Beyand Memoirs): - The central character in this play 'The Human Cage', which was under production. was the woman played by Savitri.
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
    • Serial No: 3
      Language: English
      Writing Form: Monograph
      Source/Accession No: NP
      Description/Notes: Page:24, Sangeet Natak Akademi, New Delhi, Sabitri & Kanhailal, New Delhi. S.N.A-03. Photos Published on the occasion of Rang Swarn Golden Jubilee theatre Festival of Sangeet Natak Akademi monographs contain their major productions and achievements with C.V.
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
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  • Brochures (10)
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    • Serial No: 6
      Play/Title: Draupadi
      Playwright: Mahasweta Devi
      Performance Language: Manipuri
      Group, Place: Kalakshe-tra, Imphal, Manipur
      Director: Kanhailal Heisnam
      Actors: Sabitri Heisnam
      Music Director: Tomba Heisnam
      Place of Performance: Sri Ram Centre
      Date: 14 Mar. 2000
      Source/Accession No: NP/ 3236
      Description/Notes: Script:Kanhailal Heisnam, Light:Rakesh Potsangbam, On the occasion of Bharat Rang Mahotsav 2000 presented in Manipur. Notes on group, play, director, director's note. Duration:1Hr, 20mins.
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
    • Serial No: 7
      Play/Title: Naosum (The Cradle)
      Playwright: L. Dhananjay
      Group, Place: Kalashetra / Imphal, Manipur
      Director: Kanhailal Heisnam
      Actors: Sabitri Heisnam & Others
      Source/Accession No: NP/ 3866
      Description/Notes: Notes: Synopsis, about the group, director and the play.
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
    • Serial No: 8
      Play/Title: Wild Woman (Manipuri)
      Playwright: H.Kanhailal
      Group, Place: Kalakshe-tra, Imphal, Manipur
      Actors: Sabitri Hesinam
      Music Director: H. Tomba
      Place of Performance: Kamani
      Date: 13 Oct. 2003
      Source/Accession No: NP / 4006
      Description/Notes: Conceived-H.Kanhailal, Light-L.Ibochouba, Note-About the actor, play, director and director's note and the group. On the occasion of Sangeet Natak Akademi occasion of Sangeet Natak Akademi Golden Jubilee theatre festival 9-22 Oct. 2003
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
    • Serial No: 9
      Play/Title: Mrityu Shwor
      Playwright: H.Kanhailal
      Performance Language: Manipuri
      Group, Place: Sri Ram Centre for Art and Culture, Delhi
      Director: H.Kanhai-lal
      Place of Performance: Sri Ram Centre
      Date: 1-12 Oct 1985
      Source/Accession No: NP/709-1-7
      Description/Notes: Costume:Gopekokngang, Light:R.K.Tombisana, Note:About the group, play & director. On the occasion of 7th National Festival of Drama.
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
    • Serial No: 10
      Play/Title: Dakghar
      Playwright: Rabindranath Tagore
      Performance Language: Manipuri
      Group, Place: Kalashetra / Imphal, Manipur
      Director: Kanhailal Heisnam
      Actors: Sabitri Heisnam, Shantanu Paul & Others
      Music Director: Tomba Heisnam
      Place of Performance: Rabindra Sadan, Kolkata
      Source/Accession No: NP/ 3951-1-4
      Description/Notes: Synopsis & Director's note
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
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  • Newspaper Clippings (22)
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    • Serial No: 1
      Writing Form/Subject: Drama Review
      Writer: Satarupa Basu
      Title: Images of Life & Death
      Name of the Play/Event: Dakghar
      Newspaper Name: Hindustan Times, Kolkatta
      Language: English
      Date: 10 August 2006
      Source: NP
      Description/Notes: Written by Rabindra Nath Tagore in 1911. The first production in the Rabindra Utsav held from August 3 to 6 at Rabindra Sadan. Performed by Kalakshetra, Manipur. Language: Multilingual. Main role: Sabitri Heisnam. Cast includes Bidyujit Chakraborty, Santanu Paul, and others. Direction: H. Kanhailal. With photo.
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
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    • Serial No: 2
      Writing Form/Subject: Drama Review
      Writer: Pabitra Sarkar
      Title: Distinctive Manipuri Style
      Name of the Play/Event: Karna
      Newspaper Name: The Statesman, Kolkata
      Language: English
      Date: 28 November 1997
      Source: NP
      Description/Notes: Play: Karna. Performed by Kalashetra, Manipur. Produced by Eastern Zonal Cultural Center. Cast: Sabitri Heisnam, H. Tomba, H. Sanjkta, G. Koken, M. Ratan Kumar, A. Upendro, and others. Direction: H. Kanhailal. The other play was: Lajja, based on Taslima Nasreen's novel. Direction: H. Tomba. With photo.
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
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    • Serial No: 3
      Writing Form/Subject: Drama Review
      Writer: Gerald Chew
      Title: A Performance Close to Total Theatre
      Name of the Play/Event: Nupi
      Newspaper Name: Business Times
      Language: English
      Source: NP
      Description/Notes: Nupi, Performed by Kalakshetra, Manipur. Presented at the Asian Contemporary Theatre Festival. Main role played by Sabitri Heisnam. Direction: H. Kanhailal. With photo.
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
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    • Serial No: 4
      Writing Form/Subject: Drama Review
      Writer: Mohd. Arshi Rafique
      Title: Endless Wait
      Name of the Play/Event: Dakghar
      Newspaper Name: Indian Express, Lucknow
      Language: English
      Date: 16 January 2009
      Source: NP
      Description/Notes: Performed in 11th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, organised by National School of Drama & Department of Culture (U.P.). Manipur Kalakshetra presents Rabindra Nath Tagore's Dakghar. Venue: Sant Gadgejee Maharaj Auditorium, Lucknow. Language: multilingual. The main character was played by Sabitri Heisnam. Music: Tomba Heisnam. Set Designed: Gaurav Barua. Direction: Heisnam Kanhailal. With photo.
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
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    • Serial No: 5
      Writing Form/Subject: Report
      Writer: Ratnottama Sengupta
      Title: Solo Sojorun for ten theatre actresses
      Newspaper Name: The Times of India, Kolkata
      Language: English
      Date: 15.01.2008
      Source: NP
      Description/Notes: Sabitri Heisnam will perform in 'Ekal Yatra Natyotsav-2008'. Organised by Rangkarmee Kolkata and Sangeet Natak Akademi. Article focused on above festival.
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
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  • Periodicals (3)
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    • Serail No: 1
      Writing Form: Interview
      Writer: Sabitri Heisnam
      Title: INTERVIEW
      Journal: Seagul Theatre Quarterly, Calcutta
      Language: English
      Date: June-Sept. 2002, Issue - 34/35
      Volume: 34, 35
      Page: 144
      Source: NP/ 2737
      Description/Notes: Sabitri Heisnam interview with STQ about life.
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
    • Serail No: 2
      Writing Form: Interview
      Writer: Sabitri Heisnam
      Title: My acting is almost entirely my life
      Journal: Seagul Theatre Quarterly, Calcutta
      Language: English
      Date: June-Sept. 1997, Issue - 14/15
      Volume: 14, 15
      Page: 53-61
      Source: NP/ 2732
      Description/Notes: An interview with Sabitri Heisnam, with Anjum Katyal of STQ. with photograph.
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
    • Serail No: 3
      Writing Form: Article
      Writer: Anuradha Kapur
      Title: A Wandering word, An unstable Subject…
      Journal: Theatre India, Half Yearly, Delhi (N.S.D.)
      Language: English
      Date: May, 2001
      Volume: 3
      Page: 7
      Source: NP/ 2258
      Description/Notes: An article written about women Director's in mention of Sabitri Heinsam play.
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
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  • Photographs (45)
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    • Serial No: 1
      Play/Event: Nupi
      Playwright: H. Kanhailal
      Group/Place: Kalakshetra : Imphal : Manipur
      Director: H. Kanhailal
      Actor: Sabitri Heisnam
      Year: 2002
      Source/Accession No: NP/ 12692 - 12694
      Description/Notes: Black & White and Coloured. Printout of CD, Acc. No. 1160
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
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    • Serial No: 2
      Play/Event: Memories of Africa
      Playwright: Samarendra (Poem)
      Group/Place: Kalakshetra : Imphal : Manipur
      Director: H. Kanhailal
      Actor: Sabitri Heisnam
      Year: 1985
      Source/Accession No: NP/ 12632-12638
      Description/Notes: Black & White
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
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    • Serial No: 3
      Play/Event: Karna
      Playwright: H. Kanhailal
      Group/Place: Kalakshetra : Imphal : Manipur
      Director: H. Kanhailal
      Actor: Sabitri Heisnam as Radha and H. Tomba as Karna
      Year: 1997
      Source/Accession No: NP/ 12659 - 12663
      Description/Notes: Coloured. Printout of CD, Acc. No. - 1160.
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
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    • Serial No: 4
      Play/Event: Izzat
      Playwright: H. Kanhailal
      Group/Place: Kalakshetra : Imphal : Manipur
      Director: H. Kanhailal
      Actor: Sabitri Heisnam
      Year: 2001
      Source/Accession No: NP/ 12664 - 12670
      Description/Notes: Coloured or Black & White.
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
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    • Serial No: 5
      Play/Event: Gita (Multilingual Play)
      Group/Place: Kalakshetra & Kuthi Pattarai / Manipur
      Director: Kanhailal
      Actor: Sabitri (The Role of Arjun)
      Place of Performance: Chennai,
      Year: 1996
      Source/Accession No: NP/ 10765
      Description/Notes: Coloured.
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
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  • Posters (1)
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    • Serial No: 1
      Play: Actor at Play
      Group/Place: Imphal, Manipur
      Place of Performance: Kamani Auditorium, Delhi
      Source/Accession No: NP/909
      Description/Notes: Colour. In scenes from "Wild Woman" - (Manipuri)
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
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  • Video Clippings (16)
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    • Serial No: 1
      Play/Event: Bordea (Manipuri)
      Playwright: H.Kanhailal
      Director: H.Kanhailal
      Group/Place: Kalakshetra, Imphal, Manipur
      Place of Performance: Sammukh auditorium
      Format: DVD
      Date: 31.02.2002
      Source/Accession No: NP/1218
      Description/Notes: Actor: Sabitri Heisnam. Played under 4th Bharat Rang Mahotsav. Received from NSD.
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
    • Serial No: 2
      Play/Event: Dakghar (Manipur)
      Playwright: Ravindranath Tagore (Bangla)
      Director: H.Kanhailal
      Group/Place: Kalakshetra, Imphal, Manipur
      Place of Performance: Yashwant Natya Mandir, Matunga, Mumbai
      Format: DVD
      Date: 11.11.2006
      Source/Accession No: NP/580
      Description/Notes: Actor: Sabitri Heisnam and others. Played under Prithvi Theatre Festival 2006. Received from Kanhailal.
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
    • Serial No: 3
      Play/Event: Dakghar
      Playwright: Ravindranath Tagore (Bangla)
      Director: H.Kanhailal
      Group/Place: Kalakshetra, Imphal, Manipur
      Place of Performance: Yashwant Natya Mandir, Matunga, Mumbai
      Format: DVD
      Music: H. Tomba
      Date: 11.11.2006
      Source/Accession No: NP/1301
      Description/Notes: Played under Prithvi Theatre Festival 2006 Received from Kalakshetra (Kanhailal)
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
    • Serial No: 4
      Play/Event: Incentive Theatre Workshop on Nature Lore Project
      Director: H.Kanhailal with Sabitri Heisnam
      Group/Place: Kalakshetra, Imphal, Manipur
      Place of Performance: Rampur Village, Assam
      Format: CD
      Date: 16.10.62005-30.11.2005
      Source/Accession No: NP/1308
      Description/Notes: Time-55 Min. 40 Sec., Sponsored by National School of Drama and Sangeet Natak Akademi
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
    • Serial No: 5
      Play/Event: Izzat (Manipuri)
      Playwright: H.Kanhailal
      Director: H.Kanhailal
      Group/Place: Kalakshetra, Imphal, Manipur
      Place of Performance: Abhimanch Auditorium, Delhi
      Format: DVD
      Date: 20.03.2001
      Source/Accession No: NP/1216
      Description/Notes: Actor-Sabitri Heisnam, performed in IIIrd BRM, 2001.
      Director/Actor being documented: Sabitri Heisnam
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Total records found: 100