LAHORE: Ajoka Theatre in collaboration with Lahore Arts Council is going to stage their new play tilted ‘Anhi Mai Da Sufna’ (A blind woman’s dream) on Thursday at Alhamra, The Mall Hal II.

The play has been inspired by some true stories of the partition riots of 1947. It has been written by Ajoka’s Shahid Nadeem and directed by Usha Ganguli of Rangakarmee, Kolkata, a veteran and award-winning Indian director. Usha is a prominent name in parallel theatre cinema of India.

It is a story of shattered dreams and traumatic nightmares but also of the resilience of the human spirit. Character of Mai Janki is old, weak and blind but cannot forget her native village now in Pakistan. The play celebrates the undying human spirit and the story is told in an entertaining style, interwoven with inspiring songs.

Prior to this, five weeks workshop was conducted by the Indian director in which she trained the actors for the Ajoka’s new play.