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Arfi Lamba to perform his play in Paris, Berlin

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Actor Arfi Lamba who has appeared in films like "Slumdog Millionaire", "Fugly" and "Singh Is Bliing", will be performing his popular play "The Devdasi - Nothing is Everything" in Paris and Berlin later this year.

"I play the lead role of a king in the play. It is a negative character, which is something that I have never done before," Lamba said in a statement.

"I am so excited that after performing in India now we will be spreading our roots in Paris and Berlin as well and we will be performing on international stage," added Arfi, who will perform in the cities in June.

Further talking about the play, director Sunny Bhambhani said: "For the West, it's important that the content be culturally local and emotionally universal. So when I was writing 'Devadasi', it cohesively had all the elements to reach out to a global audience.

Bhambhani added: "Culturally the production is rooted in Indian ethos of temples, palaces, religion and classical Indian dances. The West has always been intrigued with India for their palace stories, dance culture and the mysticism surrounding religion and God.

"This is exactly what resonated with the theatre guys in the west and we had a couple of queries from Paris and Berlin for the production."



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First Published: Wed, March 29 2017. 15:18 IST