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ZEE Theatre returns to Kolkata with a mythological play 'Chakravyuh' featuring Nitish Bharadwaj

ZEE Theatre, a special offering from the stable of the leading global content company ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Ltd., brings a mythological drama 'Chakravyuh' to Kolkata. Directed by Atul Satya Koushik, the play features Nitish Bharadwaj, Lalit Bhardwaj, Rahul Bhuchar, Tarun Dang, Bhanu Pratap Singh, Rahul Singh, Bharat Sharma, Gaurav Jakhu, Shakti Singh, Sachin Joshi, Sushmita Mehta, Nishtha Paliwal, Reyaz Ashraf, Anmol Dahiya, Rajat Sharma. The play will be staged in the city on Saturday, 25th of February at G.D. Birla Sabhaghar, Kolkata.

Chakravyuh talks about Abhimanyu's glorious battle against the seven great Kaurava warriors, a metaphor for life. With little chances of surviving, the young Abhimanyu sticks to his karma, fighting valiantly and being recognized as the most glorious martyr of the epic war. The play talks about the 13th day of the epic battle of Mahabharata and the killing of Abhimanyu in the Chakravyuh formation.

Talking about the play, Nitish Bharadwaj comments, "Krishna has been an irreplaceable part of my life, whether playing it on TV or in front of live audiences. While Chakravyuh explores the killing of Arjun's son Abhimanyu, it also discusses some of the most important philosophical questions of life. I am glad that Zee Theatre has decided to make Chakravyuh a part of their 15- city tour. I am looking forward to performing in Kolkata."

Zee Theatre Tour is a specially created and curated 4-month long tour that will travel to key cities in Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, West Bengal and Rajasthan, staging 50 shows. Continuing with their promise to make Theatre accessible to audiences across the country, in its first step, ZEE Theatre is showcasing stage plays featuring Makrand Deshpande, Sunil Shanbag, Mahesh Dattani, Nitish Bhardwaj, Sonali Kulkarni and Milind Phatak among others.  ZEE Live, a division of ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Ltd., which aims at creating memorable on-ground experiences for audiences is executing Zee Theatre Tour across the nation.

Adding to this, Anuj Talukder, President, Zee Live, says, "Zee Live is committed to provide the purest form of Indian live entertainment to our audiences across the country and the world. This is a firm step forward towards re-invigorating Theatre, an art-form that has been a part of Indian culture for centuries. With over 50 shows spread across 15 cities, we aim to offer an unforgettable experience to audiences across the country and strengthen the entire theatre ecosystem for the future."

Zee Theatre Tour has commenced with the following plays in the month of February, 2017- 'Sir Sir Sarla', 'Bade Miyan Deewane', 'Chakravyuh', 'Maa in Transit'.

Details of the play are mentioned below -

Date - Saturday, February 25, 2017

Venue - G.D. Birla Sabhaghar, Ballygunge

Show Timings - 6.30PM

Ticket Price - Starting INR 500

Run Time - 1 hour 50 minutes

Book your tickets on Zeetheatre.com or Call 08879763197