Mumbai Mirror, Thursday, February 7, “Sense and Sensuality” Kissa Yoni Ka, the Hindi avatar of Vagina Monologues manages to walk. Kissa Yoni Ka: What The Vagina Monologues Mean In Hindi. By Lauren O’Neal. January 30th, As reports of the utterly horrifying rape and death of a. kissa yoni ka – The air was filled with the hushed voices of women in the theatre. Many were reluctant to attend the staging of ‘Kissa Yoni Ka’.

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You are commenting using your Facebook account. After watching the play, these women intend to initiate discussions on sex and their sexuality amidst slum communities.

Talking about sex and sexuality in Hindi means either mouthing a series of expletives or a set of unheard of Sanskrit terms that sound very out of place in spoken language. The ,issa was filled with the hushed voices of women in the theatre. Collage Workshop for kids 8 to 12 years This is a 1-day workshop that will span for 2 hours i. The question itself is ja, and answers spring up instantly as they emerge from histories of neglect, repression, abuse, mutilation, child-birth and surgical interventions.

Now share the story Too bad. The director, Mahabanoo Mody Kotwal and stage veteran Dolly Thakore, speak the language with so much strain that the impact is diluted. Register a workshop View all workshops. Kader Khan’s son dismisses reports of the actor’s demise, says it’s all a lie. There is a certain robust energy about Vagina Monologues that has kept it alive on the Mumbai stage for so long.

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Of the few men that attended the play, year-old Yogesh Kamble said that girls are conditioned to believe that they always need to keep themselves covered with a dupatta. October 14, Poor-box recently launched a programme where they staged the play for Class 10 and Class 12 students of a Mumbai school and conducted workshops, and Kaizaad hopes to stage performances kisda the armed forces and in Parliament.


If a vagina could speak, what would it say? Working on this play has been life-altering for its cast.

The translation must have been a tricky affair. The monologues address a number of issues such as rape, sexual regression, orgasm, mutilation and childbirth — all of which connect with the primary female sexual organ. The play’s script scores low for its predictable kiissa, and lacks in the creative wit one would expect from a good writer.

With an all NSD Graduate syllabus characterizations, method acting, camera performance, play readings and scene work rehearsals. Theatre Workshops Mixed Media: After the agony of childbirth, a goni of relief took over me,” said Sunita. Collage Workshop for Kids 8 years years Mixed Media: The actors speak too fast though, and before the first impressions have sunk in, a new chapter begins. Those of us who kkssa that the secret to empowerment and even sexuality lies in the mind and not the vulva might find the play taking itself too seriously at times.

Create a free website or blog at WordPress. You are commenting using your WordPress. Mahabanoo Modi Kotwal Writer: A Fifth Quarter Infomedia Pvt. Real issues concerning women run much deeper. No oneman or womanwill ever be the same again after viewing the vagina monologues. Its beauty and strength lies in the fact, that the women whose stories these are belong to the indomitable group of people we call survivors.

First staged in in India by Kaizad and Mahabanoo Mody Kotwal’s Poor Box Productions in Mumbai, the play continues to draw a niche audience due kz its taboo breaking theme, kkissa has managed to find resonance in over 70 countries with varying cultures.

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Theatre Workshops Production oriented acting workshop by nsd graduates Discover kisaa star course at Crafters. Toggle navigation Register Login. Hopefully the Hindi translation will help the team do just that. Another is the story of a woman humiliated by her husband for her pubic hair, while in yet another Bosnian women recount their rapes at the hands of Serbian soldiers.


But all in all, the boisterous feminist energy is well-meaning and infectious. I believed that a baby will pop out of my mouth. But the task has been handled deftly. Do You Like This Story?

There is one lesbian encounter played out in rosy details. The language walks the tightrope skillfully, avoiding the pitfalls of titillation and vulgarity. For the third monologuist, Mahabanoo tapped Jayati Bhatia. I had abused my body; if not cancer, some other malady would have struck me: It is a organ to be celebrated and not looked down upon.

Production oriented acting workshop by nsd graduates Discover the star course at Crafters. One monologue tells of a young girl abused by an uncle who’s later taught by an elderly woman to love herself. Ritu says, “I started off by doing research to understand the colloquial, anatomical terms for vagina etc.

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To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The original American stories sound very much at home in their new Parsi, Marathi, Punjabi settings.

The play then proceeds to bolder themes.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. As the minute play progressed, suppressed whispers of the women transformed into loud laughter. But no one can deny the courage and relevance of this effort.