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Dance Like a Man: A Stage Play in Two Acts

Price : $4.75
ISBN # : 9780143062080
Author : Mahesh Dattani
pages: 80
Edition : Paperback
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Penguin
Published : 2006

In the book Dance Like A Man: A Stage Play In Two Acts, the author documents the life of Lata, a young girl caught between the ambitions of her parents and her desire to marry the man of her choice. Lata s parents, Jairaj and Ratna, are former Bharatanatyam dancers in search of a mridangam player who can play during Lata s performance at a popular dance show. However, little do they know that they will also be meeting Viswas, the man that their daughter is planning to marry. The meeting leads to an argument between her parents, unravelling events from their past and exposing strains of discord among them. Apart from that, the young couple also has several other issues to deal with, including Lata s career after marriage and her efforts to balance her parents desires and hers.

Author Bio: Mahesh Dattani is a well-known writer, director, and actor from Bangalore, who has written several plays such as Final Solutions, On A Muggy Night In Mumbai, and 30 Days in September. The author attended Baldwin Boys High School to complete his initial studies. Following that, he joined St. Joseph s College, Bangalore, from where he graduated in Economics, Political Science, and History. Dattani also holds a master s degree in Marketing and Advertising Management. Dattani is known for his popular plays. He has also written other books like Brief Candle: Three Plays and Final Solutions 01 Edition.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Thursday 07 August, 2014.

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