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Sindikka Vaitha Seedanam

The Dowry that made you think - On the evils of Dowry was the first play to be staged by the group in 1989 in Bombay, as it was called then and it shook up many a middle class person’s way of thinking...

Akkarai Pachai

The other side of the river is green - In 1990 dealt with an issue that was raging at that time..the burning desire for parents to get an American bridegroom for their daughters...


Maamiyar Minus In-Laws

Maamiyar Minus In-Laws (1991) talked about the inter-personal relationships in a family. The dynamics between a mother-in-law and daughter-in-law ...


Naran Naree Aanal

Naran Naree Aanal (1992) when a man becomes a woman was a trailblazer for it took the subject of gender inequality and turned it on its head. What would the world be like if women became men? ...


Pengal Mirandaal

Pengal Mirandaal {1992) if women rebel was about women’s rebellion against male domination and abuse. The middle class heroine is in love with an office colleague. Her rich boss wants to marry her and cleverly convinces ...

Paasathin Parimaanam

Paasathin Parimaanam (1993) the dynamics of affection This play was based on the popular idea that only a daughter could be more emotionally attached to her parents...


Illathin Ekkangal

Illathin Ekkangal (1994) was a mirror that was held up to society and reflected on the attitude of the now-gen to aging elders. It showed the lonely, discarded lives of an old age home ...

Abhinaya (1995)

Abhinaya (1995), Expression told the story of a man in a powerful position who completely subjugated the dreams, desires and aspirations of his dancer wife. Her life is bereft of music ...


Uravin Urumai (1996)

Uravin Urumai (1996) –the rights of any relationship talked about a topic that has slowly gained validation…surrogacy. The problems that could arise in relationships due to sperm ...


Sowkyama

Sowkyama, ‘Good health’ was a skit/play that took a look at modern life. It light heartedly explored the group dynamics in a women’s organization and each of their health issues...


Ennakku Thai, Unakku Thaaram

Ennakku Thai, Unakku Thaaram (1997) —my mother/your wife brought to the stage the way a woman is treated by her husband and her children. ...


Mudivil or Aarambam

Mudivil or Aarambam, fresh beginnings, talked about widow remarriage and whether society was now willing to accept and promote the rehabilitation of women left alone...


Ellai Illatha Illaram

Ellai Illatha Illaram, a household without boundaries showed the growing practice of live-in relationships in Indian society. Can couples lead a life without commitment was analysed ...


Nallathor Veenai Seithey

Nallathor Veenai Seithey –the beautifully made veena tells the story of the plight of children when the parents get divorced. the attitude of parents to buy love through material objects and the lack of quality time spent with children...

Naan Enna Seiyattum

Naan Enna Seiyattum , what should I do, talked about euthanasia. Is mercy killing morally viable. It explored the life of a working class girl and her bed ridden mother ...


NRI Wedding

NRI Wedding, again revisited the isolation of a girl in a marriage that takes her to foreign shores, physical and mental abuse in a relationship and gay commitments...


Saasvatham

Saasvatham, (2002) the eternal values took up a topic that has grabbed the attention of society. Can a mother agree to bear her daughter’s offspring through surrogacy? ...


Eduvum Nadakkum

‘Eduvum Nadakkum’ (2003), anything can happen, was a play that was in the mystery genre. In a convoluted plot it talked about, wealth, inheritance, assumed identities, murder and revenge!...