Satire : Paagal khana Prasang – Brief Stories : Asgar Wajahat in Hindi Studio with Manish Gupta

Asghar Wajahat, is a Hindi scholar, fiction writer, novelist, playwright, an independent documentary filmmaker and a television scriptwriter who is most identified for his operate, ‘Saat Aasmaan’ and his acclaimed play, ‘Jis Lahore Nai Dekhya, O Jamyai Nai’, based on the story of an old Punjabi Hindu lady who gets left behind in Lahore, following the Partition of India, and then refuses to leave.

Developed by : Manish Gupta
Camera Asst: Gopi Kapadia

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Cosmic Trigger Play 4th – 27th May 2017
Really like &amp Will Productions / The Cockpit present:

Cosmic Trigger Play by Daisy Eris Campbell

Adapted from Robert Anton Wilson’s seminal autobiography Cosmic Trigger: The Final Secret of The Illuminati

4th – 27th May 2017

The Cockpit – Gateforth St, Marylebone, London NW8 8EH

“Robert Anton Wilson’s ‘Illuminatus!’ had a profound impact on me and the Cosmic Trigger Play will no doubt do the exact same for a complete new generation.” Alan Moore, writer/author of V for Vendetta, Watchmen and Jerusalem

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In 1976 revered maverick playwright and director Ken Campbell staged Robert Anton Wilson’s, Illuminatus! – a nine-hour stage epic play that helped launch the careers of Jim Broadbent and Bill Nighy. It also led to the backstage conception of a baby girl Daisy Eris Campbell.
“one of the most original and unclassifiable talents in British theatre of the past half-century”
The Guardian obituary for Ken Campbell – 2008

Now Really like &amp Will Productions and The Cockpit are delighted to announce the debut complete run of Daisy Campbell’s adaptation of Wilson’s seminal countercultural text Cosmic Trigger. Portion sequel, component revisit, component homage, part new writing this is the story behind the notorious conspiracy satire, ‘Illuminatus!’, the extraordinary life of the novel’s author, Robert Anton Wilson, and the unstoppable force that was theatre legend Ken Campbell.

Daisy Campbell says &quotReading Cosmic Trigger changed my life and the lives of a lot of other people – and the book is committed to my dad! Wilson’s uniquely optimistic and radically agnostic philosophy is extremely relevant in these crazy instances. We are absolutely thrilled to be working with The Cockpit on this production. They are the ideal co-conspirators to aid us bring the wit and wisdom of Robert Anton Wilson back to life.&quot

The original work reinterpreted globe history as a giant conspiracy theory and Daisy’s new perform offers a backstory to the original production, featuring the lives of Wilson and Campbell, as well as the counterculture figures Timothy Leary, Alan Watts and William Burroughs, whom Robert Anton Wilson befriended.

Set in the late sixties and early seventies, the play recounts the period of Wilson’s life about the conception and writing of Illuminatus. During this time, he befriended heroes of counterculture, took LSD and experimented with the magical rituals of Aleister Crowley with predictably – and unpredictably – mind-blowing benefits.

With several of the original cast returning and Alan Moore appearing through specially recorded audio and morphed video projections Cosmic Trigger is a celebration of all that has gone prior to it as well as a important venture in its own correct. This is a very ambitious production, with projections in the round, phantasmagorical numerous narratives, and a various actor performing as William Burroughs each and every evening, it is designed to evoke the genuine-life hallucinogenic trip by means of conspiracy, paranoia and enlightenment that transformed Robert Anton Wilson from ‘Playboy’ editor to significantly-loved counter-cultural icon.

Dave Wybrow, Artistic Director of the Cockpit and co producer of Cosmic Trigger says “We are putting collectively a venue, a tribe and new approaches of networking and creating function. It’s about joining low tech to hi tech, low culture to high culture and low budgets to higher levels of audience reach and social influence. This initial venture appears at counter-cultural legacy. But the vision is an open artistic neighborhood for the future.”

Cosmic Trigger previously played for two days in November in Camp &amp Furnace in Liverpool and five days at Lost Theatre Vauxhall in London in 2014 – this is the play’s first complete run.

By Iron Man Records on 2017-05-04 14:21:29

15 thoughts on “Satire : Paagal khana Prasang – Brief Stories : Asgar Wajahat in Hindi Studio with Manish Gupta”

  1. प्रसंग का संदर्भ बहुत सही और जोरदार है असगर जी पर कोई मानहानि या आप पर कोई जुर्माना न लग जाये पागलखाने के प्रसंग को सार्वजनिक करने पर!!!


    बहुत अभिनंदन बहुत बधाई मनीष सर

  2. इसी बहाने
    पागलखाना प्रसंग 7

    जब पागलखाने का दरवाजा टूटा तो एक पागल निकल भागा।
    वह सभ्य लोगों के बीच पहुंच गया तो यह जरूरत महसूस हुई कि पता चले कि वह हिन्दू है या मुसलमान।
    जब बड़ी खोजबीन के बाद भी यह पता न चला कि वह कौन है तो हिन्दू-मुस्लिम नेताओ ने सोचा कि उसे आधा-आधा बांट लिया जाए।
    ये सोचा कि इससे तो वह मर जाएगा।
    न हिन्दू रहेगा, न मुसलमान। इसलिए उन्होंने ये तय किया कि वह एक दिन हिन्दू रहेगा और दूसरे दिन मुसलमान।
    जिस दिन वह हिन्दू रहता था उस दिन मंदिर में झाडू लगाता था, जिस दिन मुसलमान रहता था उस दिन मस्जिद में झाड़ू लगाता था।
    वह अपने घर में कभी झाड़ू लगा ही न पाता था।

    वजाहत साहब

  3. Wonderful piece of work and composition. Would like read him more. And will you please endure the pain to tell me the name of the book from where I can read them.

  4. Apki kavitayen sunney or share karne ka mann karta hai par share kisse karu samajh nahi aata kyonki jinse share karna chahta hun vo sab apni khud ki nazar mein kuchh jyada hi samajdar hai or meri nazar mein kuchh jyada hi pagal . Everything is good .?????

  5. हास्य रंग से सच की कड़वी सच्चाई एक पल को मज़बूर करता ￰￰दिखाई पड़ता हैl,यही रंग है ,सत्य है और यही जीवन भी है ……..! सप्रेम आभार मनीष जी

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