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Damu brought to life at Scholastica

  • Published at 05:31 pm October 26th, 2019
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Members of the Drama, Music and Dance Club of Scholastica stage the drama 'Damu"at the STM Hall of the senior campus in Uttara on October 25, 2019 Collected

The drama was based on a famous novel “Ponchanoner Haati”, written by Narayan Gongopadhaya

The Drama, Music and Dance Club of Scholastica recently presented “Damu”, based on a famous novel “Ponchanoner Haati” written by Narayan Gongopadhaya. 

The two-day long annual drama concluded on October 25 at the STM Hall of the senior campus in Uttara, said a press release. 

“Damu”, a simple and naive fellow from the village with good intentions, makes a commitment to the granddaughter of Dada Thakur of the same village, that he will take her to her grandparents’ home while riding on an elephant!

Members of the Drama, Music and Dance Club of Scholastica staging the drama 'Damu' at the STM Hall of the senior campus in Uttara on October 25, 3019 | Collected

Alas! Where will he find an elephant? Although he faces difficulties in finding the animal,he does not lose hope and continues with his search. One day Damu finally finds an elephant which belongs to a circus group. 

The proverb “If there is a will, there is a way” has been perfectly portrayed by Jamil Farhan Shafique, the lead actor of the play. A huge cast of 70 students enthralled the audience with their captivating performance.

Chairman of Bangladesh Shishu Academy and actress Lucky Enam and renowned actor Afzal Hossain graced the occasion as the chief guest. Farah Sophia Ahmed, head of Scholastica senior campus section in Uttara, delivered her welcome speech.

The members of the Drama, Music and Dance Club of Scholastica at  the STM Hall of the senior campus in Uttara on October 25, 2019 | Collected

“Damu” was truly the perfect opportunity to showcase the artistic talent of the cast and crew who performed on stage and worked from behind.

A large number of parents, guardians, and teachers attended the play and praised the performers for their spectacular performance.