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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And it is that very essence, that very spirit that is assaulted, brutalized, and rarely celebrated each and every day, in just about every corner of the globe.

Do You Like This Story? Theatre Workshops Mixed Media: The audience response blew him away. Notify me of new comments via email. Written By Maitri Porecha.

The monologues come in quick succession and give little pause for thought or reflection. 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.

Kissa Yoni Ka/The Vagina Monologues play review

However, the least women can do is be enabled to confidently move in public spaces,” said Mahabanoo Mody Kotwal, director of the play. There is nothing new to learn, and the references to social issues surrounding women get overshadowed by the strong sexual overtones. With an all NSD Graduate syllabus characterizations, method acting, camera performance, play readings and scene work rehearsals.


The multiple orgasm act by the ‘professional’ is overdone and passable. Kissa Yoni Ka premiered in January The audience is primed kssa that one explicit word, which still outrages decency in educated circles. Kissa Yoni Ka, the Hindi avatar of Vagina Monologues manages to walk the translation tightrope without succumbing to vulgarity. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Register a workshop View all workshops. Get theatre updates in your inbox subscribe to Mumbai Theatre Guide weekly updates.

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 to its taboo breaking theme, which has managed to find resonance in over 70 countries with varying cultures. While men strut across public spaces confidently, women are conditioned to be shy.

Worthy causes, but the play creates doubts about how wise it is to make a spectacle of an organ. It was exactly the sort of women-centric work he and his mother, theatre veteran Mahabanoo Mody Kotwal, wanted to highlight with their company, Poor-box Productions. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Collage Workshop for Kids 8 years years Mixed Media: This play has spawned two global movements: For the third monologuist, Mahabanoo tapped K Bhatia.

It is not clear what message the play intends to send. 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 kiswa of Serbian soldiers. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: These pics of Ajay Devgn and Kajol’s daughter Nysa are too alluring to miss! I had abused my body; if not cancer, some other malady would have struck me: The Vagina Monologues, is a play that should seen by everyone.


Create a free website or blog at WordPress. Get theatre updates in your inbox subscribe to Mumbai Theatre Guide weekly updates. Similes and metaphors pour in from all directions, kissaa sound quite remote. The play’s script scores low for its predictable answers, and lacks in the creative wit one would expect from a good writer.

Kissa Yoni Ka: What The Vagina Monologues Mean In Hindi – The

But all in all, the boisterous feminist energy is well-meaning and infectious. Eve Ensler’s award winning play was written after Interviewing women from all over the world, including Bosnia and Kosovo.

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Mahabanoo Modi Kotwal Writer: Predictably, the play takes the audience through the vagina nomenclature, kssa reads like a grocery list, and then flirts with the surrounding paraphernalia – the smell, the hair, the menses, the taboos, and the fears that surround intimacy and contact.

Pragya Tiwari Writing on theatre, books, cinema and politics. These monologues have reportedly shocked and kq people around the world. The language walks the tightrope skillfully, avoiding the pitfalls of titillation and vulgarity.