Udupi, Feb 11, 2018: Sumanasa Samsthe, Kodavoor, is set to hold ‘Ranga Habba’ at open theatre of Bhujanga Park in Udupi from February 11 to 17. Speaking to reporters recently, honorary president M S Bhat said that the first Ranga Habba was organised in 2013. After receiving a good response from the public, it became a yearly affair.
Actor-Director Prakash Belawadi will inaugurate the festival, District In-charge Minister Pramod Madhwaraj and CMC president Meenakshi Madhava Bannanje will be the chief guests.
Sudha Manooru, Prakash Kunjibettu, Cheluvaraj Perampalli, Shantharam Acharya, Bhaskar Kanchar and P Prabhakar Kalyani who have made mark in the field of theatre will be felicitated.
Writer Ambathanaya Mudradi will be felicitated with Yakshaguru late U Duggappa Memorial Award. A programme under the title ‘Anavarana’ will be organised. The college students will have mono act competition.
President Prakash G Kodavooru, vice president Ganesh Rao and others were present.
Play schedule :
February 11 — Three roses directed by Akshay Karthik;
February 12 — Shikari directed by Prakash Belavadi;
February 13 — Kathale Belaku directed by B V Karanth;
February 14 — ‘Nerali’ directed by Viddu Uchil;
February 15 — Balidaana directed by Mahanthesh Dengavi;
February 16 — Chitrapata Ramayana directed by Bannanje Sanjeev Suvarna
and February 17— Gokula Nirgamana by Viddu Uchil.