Bhim and Hanuman is a play dedicated to kids, with puppet characters enlightenening the young minds on the significance of ethical ideals of the epic Mahabharatha. The play opened with a short but adorable marionette dance of Lord Ganesha, symbolizing good portent.
The tale introduces the spouse of Bhim, Draupadi, who in desperation to have a mysterious scented flower, sends him to get it for her which leads to several hurdles on his way. Meanwhile he meets Hanuman, who is disguised as an aged and frail monkey with an intention to have a conversation with him to test the potency of his ideals.
Bhim fails to discover Hanuman’s intentions camouflaged like his identity, and eventually remorses his ill-bred attitude towards him. But with his guidance Bhim acquires those uncommon flowers for Draupadi from the backyard of Kuber.
The play seems to have pierced the significance of morality and the masquerading history of Mahabharatha into the psyches of the younger generation. The scintillating marionette performances were convincing and educating to the young spectators. This theatrical experience leaves you not only with an acquaintance of ideals that signifies Mahabharatha, but also with a grin on your face.
The puppetry at its best, projected innocence which is lost in this age of entertainment but wittily pulled the attention of kids from the techno-world towards the cute and adorable puppets which elevated the show.