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Fats TheArts Shikhandi

Fats TheArts Shikhandi

Drama | English | Age 16+


Age Limit: 16+

Writer & Director: Faezeh Jalali

Cast: Meher Acharia-Dar, Srishti Shrivastava, Faezeh Jalali, Nikhil Murali, Tushar Pandey/Nakul Bhalla, Karan Desai, Vikrant Dhote/Kartavya Anthwal Sharma, Abhishek Chauhan

Shikhandi is perhaps one of the earliest trans-characters known in mythology. Shikhandi was meant to be born male to avenge an insult in her past life as Amba. But the bigger karmic game unfolds when she is reborn female, raised male, has a sex change on her wedding night (thanks to a yaksha,and finally fulfils her destiny - to be the cause of Bhishma's death. A comic, tongue-in-cheek retelling of the story of Shikhandi, mixing the traditional with the contemporary, the play questions maleness, femaleness and everything in between. The play was runner-up at the Sultan Padamsee Playwriting Awards 2016. Shikhandi was also awarded Best Play at the Laadli Media Awards 2017, Best Ensemble and Best Supporting Actor (Female) at META 2018.


  • Age Limit: 16+.
  • Children below 16 years not allowed
  • The No Late Admittance rule will be strictly enforced. Kindly arrive early.
  • The Right of Admission is reserved.
  • Vehicles cannot be parked inside Janki Kutir.
  • The Pay and Park, located opposite Mahesh Lunch Home, can be used for parking.
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  • Tickets once booked cannot be exchanged or refunded.
  • We recommend that you arrive at least 20 minutes prior at the venue to pick up your physical tickets.