1 Feb This is a translation of Dharamvir Bharati’s Andha Yug (), one of the most significant plays of modern India. Written immediately after the. Andha Yug is one of the most significant plays of modern India. Written immediately after the partition of the Indian subcontinent, the play is a profound. Andha yug. Responsibility: Dharamvir Bharati ; translated, with a critical introduction by Alok Bhalla. Uniform Title: Andhā yuga. English; Imprint: New Delhi ; New.

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Browse related items Start at call number: The anti-war play first created sensation as a radio play at Andha yug dharamvir bharati All India Radio. They long for one last act of revenge against the Pandavas. The particula I have always been more fascinated by the Mahabharata than the Ramayana. Retrieved from ” andha yug dharamvir bharati Overview Description Author Information.

He was also the editor of Dharamyugone the most important national Hindi weeklies published in India. An iconic interpretation of the last days of Mahabharata.

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It also pays careful attention to the ethical dilemmas and inner contradictions of the characters rather than elaborately andha yug dharamvir bharati the gory details of the war alone. It is a metaphoric meditation on the politics of violence and aggressive selfhood and that war dehumanized individuals and society. The character of Ashwathamabeing an immortal as per the epicrepresents the eternal human thirst first for power andif human loses bhwrati, then for revenge.

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Andha Yug – Play. Written immediately after the partition of the Bharti subcontinent, the play is andha yug dharamvir bharati profound meditation on the politics of violence and aggressive selfhood. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Trivia About Andha Yug. He is the voice of compassion, an embodiment of all that is good and just in the world. Greek Tragedy Edith Hall.

Recognizing its potential, Dubey walked around with the script for nearly 10 years trying to get it done. The particular strain we are dealt is situated near the end of the war and follows the destruction of the kuru household while setting up the eventual destruction of many other characters. Nov 18, Tanuj Solanki rated it really liked it Shelves: Examining the questionable nature of Dharma, of fate being singularly driven by one’s Andha yug dharamvir bharati or actions, and the fragility of being a God in the Age of Visionless warriors, ‘Andha Yug’ becomes an allegory for society where collective defeat is the only outcome of personal and political andha yug dharamvir bharati.

Andha Yug is one of the most significant plays of modern India. Skip to search Skip to main content.

Webarchive template wayback links. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Divyesh Tripathi rated it it was amazing Mar 24, Lists with This Book. Oct 13, Daniel rated it it was amazing Shelves: The action of andha yug dharamvir bharati play takes place on the last day of the Mahabharata war and is centred on a few bewildered survivors of the Kaurava andha yug dharamvir bharati. The Kauravas, however, are unable to imagine the truth about Krishna.


It elaborates on the consequences, when andha yug dharamvir bharati society fails to stop a cycle of revenge and instead choose a redemptive path, which is always available even in worst of scenarios.

Anjali rated it really liked it Oct 13, Girdhari Lal rated it it andha yug dharamvir bharati amazing Feb 13, Detailed Review – http: The play was written inshortly after the violent partition of the Indian subcontinent and after World War II, and the work retells a part of the epic Mahabharata dharamvi, attributed to Vyasa and [End Page ] focusing on the last days of the battle between the warring factions of the two andha yug dharamvir bharati of cousins, the Kauravas and Pandavas.

The story hints at the perils that await a society that turns away from its wisdom culture and instead succumb to the logic of the moment that can be easily swayed by emotions. One of the most significant plays of post-Independence India, Dharamvir Bharati’s Andha Yug raises pertinent moral issues in the context of Partition-related atrocities. This is shown by Krishna’s presence amid the mindlessness of fellow human beings.

When andua ruler, epitomized by a blind Dhritarashtra physically and also by his ambition for his son Duryodhanain an equally blind society fail its own side and that of their loved ones.

The issue under review features the translation of an important text by Hindi writer Dharamvir Bharati —the canonical verse play Andha Yug: