With a gripping storyline and powerful narrative, Gidh promises a unique theatre experience from the comfort of your home!
Written and directed by Kanwal Khoosat, the play revolves around two female protagonists bound together by their shared miseries of life in a patriarchal society. The teleplay is produced by Sarmad Khoosat whose film, Zindagi Tamasha is Pakistan's official entry to Oscars this year. Gidh starring Sana Jafri, Raasti Farooq and Adeel Afzal is available on TataSky Theatre. Its intriguing poster released a few days back and is already creating waves with the likes of Komal Nahta, Atul Mohan tweeting about it.
'Gidh' which means 'Vulture', delves into Saleema's mundane life which is disrupted after an unexpected visit from Salma who claims to be her sister-in-law. As the plot unfolds, both the women share the trials of their respective lives which they had to undergo because of the same man – Junaid, Salma's brother and Saleema's husband. Together, they decide to do put an end to their suffering. What in fact transpires changes their lives forever, but not in the way that was expected.
Kanwal Khoosat says “It has been an exciting experience collaborating with Zee Theatre. After Jhaanjhar Di Paanwaan Chhankaar and Mushk, the journey to Gidh has been more than enriching, engrossing and liberating as I embarked on developing the teleplay vocabulary for it. The development of the play was experimental, energetic and challenging, but overall, I am proud of the team that stood by me and believed in me to create something so authentic and so thrilling.”
In its pursuit to bring touching stories and thoughtful content to the forefront, Zee Theatre has continued to produce exceptional plays that tell little known but highly entertaining and relevant tales. By partnering with renowned Indian theatre veterans, Zee Theatre is also recreating some of the most celebrated stories with striking productions and refreshing music based on contemporary taste. Plays have now become easily accessible to audiences from the comfort of their home. These plays are available as a value-added service on DTH platforms as DishTV Rangmanch Active, Tata Sky Theatre, Airtel Digital Spotlight and D2H Rangmanch Active
Watch Gidh on Tatasky Theatre CH#316 this week at 8pm
Report By: Shweta Thakkar