Writer: Dr M Sayeed Alam
Director: Dr M Sayeed Alam
Ghalib In New Delhi (Hindi Comedy): It is India’s Longest Running Comedy being performed all over India and abroad since 1997.
With 491 shows to its credit, it is an extremely funny account of the rebirth of Mirza Ghalib in the 21st century India –from his second birth at the Bus Adda of Delhi to staying with a University Student from Patna to dealing with a Punjaban landlady to becoming a Page – 3 celebrity.
The play features some of the prominent actors of the country; including Himanshu Srivastava, Yashraj Malik, Dr M Sayeed Alam etc., with Dr Alam essaying the all-important role of Mirza Ghalib. It has been written and directed by Dr M Sayeed Alam, reputed for his penchant for Humorous, Historical and Historic plays.
Last but not the least, the play is produced by Pierrot’s Troupe - the theater company credited with giving many new, original and entertaining productions to Hindi, Urdu and English Theatre: Ghalib In New Delhi, Maulana Azad, Big B, Ghalib, K L Saigal, Cut…Cut…Cut, Sons of Babur, Ghalib Ke Khat, A Private Affair, Shah Jahan –O- Mumtaz, Sir Iqbal, Pakistan Aur Alzheimer’s, To Gandhi Ji With Spelling Mistakes, Raja Nahar Singh, Dagh Dehlvi, Mohan Se Mahatma, The Tale Of Quarles etc.