Habib Tanvir: Towards an Inclusive Theatre

01 November, 2012

Anjum Katyal

SAGE Publications

248 pages, Rs 650

The first comprehensive study of the life and contribution of Habib Tanvir to Indian theatre history. Starting with his early life and work, Katyal charts Tanvir’s professional trajectory from his play Agra Bazaar to Gaon Ka Naam Sasural, when he was searching for his true form, to Charandas Chor, which portrayed the eventual maturing of his style, and beyond, to cover his entire oeuvre.

Manas Roshan  is an independent journalist based in Delhi.