THANE - Konkan Kala Akadami, a theatre group, staged back-to-back 12 shows of a Marathi play over the last two days here. The shows of the play ‘Dwandwa’ (duel), staged by the same set of actors, went on for 40 hours at the Kashinath Ghanekar auditorium here. They had been organized by the Ananda Vishwa Gurukul, a local NGO. The shows started on Feb 15 morning and ended on Feb 16 night. The play has been written by Pradip Dhawal and directed by Rajan Bane. Last year, the group had staged...
11 non-stop shows of another play. According to the organizers, the existing world record involved back-to-back performances for 40 hours, but by more than one sets of actors, while in the present case, same cast performed for 40 hours non-stop, which could be a new world record. The organizers donated Rs 1.5 million, raised by making appeal to the people, for a hospital project at Lok Biradari at Hemalkasa run by the family of the late social worker Baba Amte. (PTI)