The Prophet and the Poet – Play at NGMA Bengaluru
The Prophet and the Poet
A Highly acclaimed Play based on the letters and articles exchanged between Mahatma Gandhi and Rabindranath Tagore.
National Gallery of Modern Art, Bengaluru
(Ministry of Culture, Government of India)
in collaboration with
Bangalore Little Theatre
The play is based on the exchange of letters and articles between Mahatma Gandhi and Rabindranath Tagore over 25 years, with the Indian freedom struggle as the backdrop. The letters reveal how the two personalities differed significantly on many matters, including the form and content of the freedom movement. The differences widened over the years. However, they maintained genuine respect and love for each other in spite of the deep differences.
The duration of the play is 90 minutes with no intermission l Admission is free on first come first serve basis
on Saturday, 11th March 2017 at 5.00 PM
National Gallery of Modern Art,
49, Palace Road,
Bengaluru 560 052.