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Hil Mil Kar - A Panchtantra Tale

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Hil Mil Kar is based on the story of the value of friendship from the Panchatantra, written by Vishnu Sharma.

It's about how a crow, rat, tortoise and a deer become really good friends and stick together against all problems.

This particular presentation is based on story telling through sounds where one facilitator uses sound and dance to present stories. This play employs both traditional and modern creative use of musical instruments. The technique used to make these instruments shall also be discussed, these can be easily made by individuals at home.

The objective of this play is to give the message of friendship along with encouraging sensitivity through oneself.


Hil Mil Kar is written, designed and performed by Dhanendra Kawade.
Dhanendra Kawade, a performer, comedian, Chhou dancer, art designer & lighting designer par excellence, has been part of the theatre industry for 25 years working with some of the biggest names including
Dada Bangeshwar Mullick, Gul Bardhan, B. V. Karanth, Astad Deboo, Rahul da Cunha, Naseeruddin Shah, Makarand Deshpande, Rajit Kapur, Neeraj Kabi, Om Katare, Nadira Babbar, Nandita Das and Alyque Padamsee. He has acted in more than 60 plays, and been responsible for production and light design of several more.
Nal-Jal is the magnificent result of the convergence of his many skills of creating breathtakingly beautiful visuals, evocative
images, lighting design, performance and a subtle hint of comedy that keeps the audience curious and on the edge of their
He started Swangvale with the idea of immersing artists & audiences into the richness that performing arts can bring & making theatre accessible to everyone.


Panchatantra is an ancient wisdom derived from music and folklore. The knowledge spread is not through didactic techniques but through stories. These stories are loaded with knowledge of correct attitude and behavior that helps one live in joy and happiness through troubled situations. It encourages readers to be sensitive of their environment.


Date & Time:
8th April, 6.30pm
Harkat Studios, Bungalow 75, Aram Nagar 2, Off JP Road, Versova, Andheri West, 7718030009


About Harkat
Harkat is an international boutique arts studio with a passion for film, new media, community art spaces and contemporary art. Based in Mumbai & Berlin, Harkat takes many forms and identities across disciplines & related creative industries. As an alternative performance & arts space, we have hosted more than 150 shows in the past year in the mediums of theatre, film, music, community projects & contemporary art. We support the new, unheard, upcoming, exciting, cutting edge, the political, the forgotten, nostalgic, melancholic, soul stirring, the beautiful & more. And that's what Harkat is. Harkat.

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