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Drama | Hindustani

Prithvi Theatre | 500

Age Limit: 18+

Writer: Saadat Hasan Manto & Ismat Chughtai
Director: Naseeruddin Shah

Cast: Ratna Pathak Shah, Imaad Shah, Sayan Banerjee, Sahil Vaid, Heeba Shah & Dhruv Kalra.

The second of Motley’s series of presentations of Hindustani stories on stage, concerns the word ‘obscene’. The story BU (Odour) by Saadat Hasan Manto and LIHAAF (The Quilt) by Ismat Chughtai, for which the writers were tried for obscenity at the Lahore High Court in the 1940’s are accompanied by Manto’s TITWAL KA KUTTA (The Dog of Titwal) one of the very few anti-war stories written in the sub-continent and Ismat Apa’s hilarious account of the Lahore obscenity trial UN BYAAHTAON KE NAAM (In the Name of those Married Women).


  • Age limit: 18+.
  • The No Late Admittance rule will be strictly enforced. Kindly arrive early.
  • The Right of Admission is reserved.
  • After purchase, no tickets will be refunded or exchanged.
  • Children below the age of 6 years will not be allowed to enter.
  • In case of a children's show, children below the age of 3 years will not be allowed to enter.
  • Vehicles cannot be parked inside Janki Kutir.
  • The Pay & Park, located opposite Mahesh Lunch Home, can be used for parking