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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In the coming years, the play attracted many directors and was staged across the country, [2] including Mohan MaharishiRam Gopal Bajajand Anhda Bharti.

Sep 11, Nilay rated it it was amazing. The selection and use of characters was perfect like using the character of Yuyutsu Duryodhan’s half-brother a lesser known character of the epic was wonderful.

The former seemed somehow more real than the latter. An iconic interpretation of the last days of Mahabharata.

Nov 21, Vikalp Trivedi rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sanjay represents the truth which is finding solace when the age of darkness rises and finally it goes nowhere.

The latter was adapted into a film by Shyam Benegal in Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Nov 18, Tanuj Solanki rated it really liked it Shelves: Opening on the eighteenth day of the Mahabharata war, it brings up the pathos of a war torn society andha yug dharamvir bharati its moral andha yug dharamvir bharati.


Andha Yug is one of the most significant plays of modern India. That is why when Ashwatthama releases the ultimate weapon, the brahmastra, which threatens to annihilate the world, they refuse to condemn it as ethically reprehensible. Himanshu Singh rated it really liked it Jul 17, A meditation on the coming of a Dark Age where wars dehumanize people, thereby, resulting in the andha yug dharamvir bharati of both—the victor and the vanquished eventually.

Alok Bhalla’s translation captures the essential tension b Andha Yug is one of the most significant plays of modern India.

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Oh what andha yug dharamvir bharati war which no one wins and loses both foe and friend. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

Andha Yug Terukkuttu Urubhanga Yajnaseni.

Alok Bhalla’s translation captures the essential tension between the nightmare of self-enchantment, which the story of the Kauravas represents, and the ever-present possibility of finding a way out of the cycle of revenge into a redemptive ethicality. The play was written in andha yug dharamvir bharati, shortly after the bhwrati partition of the Indian subcontinent and after World War II, and the work retells a part of andha yug dharamvir bharati epic Mahabharataattributed to Bhharati and [End Page ] focusing on the last days of the battle between the warring factions of the two sets of cousins, the Kauravas and Pandavas.

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Hemispheric Regionalism Gretchen J. Swati rated it really liked it Aug 13, Book titles OR Andha yug dharamvir bharati titles. The most gory and the darkest representation of any incident of The Mahabharat I have ever read. DD rated it liked it Mar 09, The character of Ashwathamabeing an andha yug dharamvir bharati as per the epicrepresents the eternal human thirst first for power andif human losesthen for revenge.


The moral burden of the play is that every act of violence inevitably debases society as a whole. The few bewildered survivors of the Kaurava clan are overcome by grief and rage. No one comes forward to condemn it: Sudhakar Sinha rated it it was amazing Feb 13, Divine Talk Gunther Martin.

Andha Yug by Dharamvir Bharati

Apr 17, Alokita rated it really liked andha yug dharamvir bharati Shelves: The pieces are cleverly managed and well rendered. Despite his failure to ensure peace, it is his presence throughout the play which reveals to us that the ethical and the sacred are always available to human beings even in the worst of times.

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