Zee Kannada’s Drama Juniors perform Beedhi Nataka on reviving Namma Bengaluru
Bengaluru, 04 December 2017 – Zee Kannada’s young superstars from Drama Juniors-2 performed live for the very first time at the Rangoli Metro Art Center earlier today. The participants from the reality show enacted a street play, reviving memories of Yesteryear Garden City Bengaluru and how it has degraded over the years, in the name of urban development. The aim was to create awareness among the public on how Bengaluru needs to be saved before it’s too late.
The playtitled “Hello Bengaluru” was enacted by eleven participantsfrom the reality show; participants included Amit, Vamsi, Anup, Aradhya, Alap,Preetham, Viksha, Sreesha, Harsha, Shravya and Sumit. The plot was curated insuch a way that it kindled the spirit of every Bangalorean to save their cityfrom the shackles of pollution, population, changing cultures and encourageeach other to speak in the language of the land – Kannada.
Commentingon the performance, Director of Drama Juniors-2, Sharannayya said, “Thisseason of Drama Juniors has given these children a good platform to learn someof the best concepts and genres that exist in theatre and acting; from ourtraditional Kannada theatre forms to Sanskrit scripts and different elements ofinternational theatre. For the first time ever, we have stepped out of the setsand have given these children a chance to display their acting skills, withoutany retakes or interruptions. It is truly inspiring to see how these youngchildren have taken it up as their responsibility to save Bengaluru frombecoming another concrete jungle through this Beedhi Nataka.”
'DramaJuniors-2' is an acting based talent hunt show that puts children in the agegroup of 5-13 years through a series of tasks and challenges that will groomthem as actors and test their creativity, spontaneity and acting capabilities.The participating children will showcase their acting talent in front of apanel of accomplished judges that will not just rate these contestants but alsocoach them. The panel includes Mukhyamantri Chandru, Actress Lakshmi and ActorVijay Raghavendra. The show is hosted by Master Anand.