Mangaluru, Mar 16, 2018: A Tulu Nataka Parba will be organised at Town Hall in Mangaluru from March 24 to 31 under the joint aegis of the Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy and Mangaluru City Corporation.
Informing this to reporter here A C Bhandari, President of the Academy said Tulu theatre had played a vital role in the development of Tulu language. Several playwrights and artistes had strived for Tulu theatrical field out of sheer love for Tulu at a time when there were not much facilities.
Pointing out that Tulu theatre had undergone significant changes over the past century, he said the Parba has been organised to present yesteryear plays of well-known playwrights so that the present generation would know about them.
As part of the fest, Koti Chennaya by Vishu Kumar, Kordabbu-Tannimaniga by U R Chander, Kumkuma by Shantharam Kalladka, Porthu Kanthundu by Machendranath Pandeshwar, Tammale Arvattana Kola by K N Tailor, Naraderena Vakalath by K B Bhandari, Kaanunuda Kann by Rama Kirodian and Lachu by Ullal Machendranath would be staged from March 24 to March 31 respectively.
Chandrahas Rai, Registrar of the Academy was present.