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Navtej Johar’s ‘Tanashah’, a play based on Bhagat Singh’s prison diaries, debuts in Hyderabad
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Navtej Johar’s ‘Tanashah’, a play based on Bhagat Singh’s prison diaries, debuts in Hyderabad

The 75-minute solo performance is based on the prison dairies of Bhagat Singh, focusing on his essay, 'Why I am an atheist' The 75-minute solo performance is based on the prison dairies of Bhagat Singh, focusing on his essay, 'Why I am an atheist' Navtej Johar's new play Tanashah, which opens in Hyderabad this weekend, is based on the diaries of Bhagat Singh. Discussing why the play hinges around Singh's essay, Why I am an atheist, which he wrote in prison in Lahore shortly before he was hanged., 63-year-old Navtej says over an email, “I am uncomfortable with the popular notions of religiosity and the idea of ​​'God', thus, I have chosen Bhagat Singh's diaries. I also briefly speak of my own journey as a Sikh Bharatanatyam dancer. Underlying the work is my love for the Punjabi la...