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Noun a rebel, a person who resists control
Adjective rebellious, defiant
Usage 'mere sarkash tarane sun ke duniya ye samajhti hai / ke shayad mere dil ko ishq ke nagmoo.n se nafrat hai . . .' ~ Sahir Ludhianvi

SARKASH brings together some of India's best-known performers for eight exhilirating days in Mumbai. The venue is Prithvi Theare in Juhu, India's premier performance venue. The organisers are Jana Natya Manch, the Delhi-based theatre company best known for their street theatre, set up in 1973 by Safdar Hashmi and others.

SARKASH is a fund-raising festival for Janam, which dreams of building an alternative theatre space in Delhi. Read More >>


About Us

Jana Natya Manch was founded in 1973 by a group of Delhi's radical theatre amateurs, who sought to take theatre to the people. It was inspired by the spirit of the Indian People's Theatre Association (IPTA). Its early plays, though initially designed for the proscenium. Read More>>


Shabana Azmi
Acclaimed Actor

"My childhood was spent in the lap of the IPTA. I have seen from very close quarters the passion for theatre and social.. Read Quotes>>


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