Kulanand Ghansala : A Garhwali Playwright of Various Raptures
Kulanand is famous garhwali language drama activist and playwright . All six plays of Kulanand Ghansala are related to burning social issues. Ghansala blends realities, mime, ridicules, calumny , insults of the society satire, humour, punches ,very effectively and becomes successful in providing the direction to the audience without speeches etc. His way of narration of the story plot is very attractive for attention of the drama.
Born in Sankar village of Valli-Kandarsyun of Pauri Garhwali, Kulannand Ghansala wrote six Garhwali language plays . Born in1964, though, Kulanand graduated in commerce and got L.L.B. degree, Ghansala is known for creatiing different rapture in each scene of his drama.
Kulanand wrote first play in 1992 and the same play was staged first time in Gopeshwar in 1996.
The unpublished plays of Kulanand are - Jakhtakhi, about basic education in th e country; Ab Kya Holu is dedicated to the separate state movement of Uttarakhand; Ramu patrol deals with environment, manikh bagh is about social issues and Kakhi Lagin cha Ag Kakhi Lagyun cha Bagh deals with many issues of forests of Garhwal related to other social issues.
As Aulad is published Garhwali play of Kulanand Ghansala and praised by famous Garhwali playwright Rajendra Dhashmana and dr Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’. This play is staged many times in various towns of Garhwal . The play As Aulad deals with the pain of migration from Garhwal.
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