On the fifteenth day of the ongoing Pakistan Theater Festival in Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi, the tragedy theater play “Barsaat” was presented in Sindhi language.
The writer and director of the theater play is Ali Roshan Sheikh while the cast of the drama included Amjad Gul Soomro, Ejaz Ali Chandio, Ashiq Ali and Ali Roshan Sheikh.
The theater “Barsat” was based on the true story of a blind old man, who lived in his house with an elderly neighbor but after being persuaded by his children, he preferred to live alone at home.
His whole family starts preparing to migrate to a safer place before the rains start and the floods come. His neighbor comes again and again and urges him to leave the village as soon as possible for fear of rain and flood as all the villagers have already migrated but he refuses because he loves the house.
It is his ancestral house, one night thieves come to his house and they are arguing about his belongings, one of these thieves is a professional and the other is a recruit, as soon as they start stealing, The blind old man suddenly appears with an ax and stops the thieves at the door and warns them not to move.
The play was well received by the fans for portraying the sad emotions.