highlights the need of the Indian society to It
carries the weight of profound thought very lightly. It
entertains and illumines, at the same time. Besides, it
brings forward the problem that we Indians have neglected
because of which the personality of growing children gets
shed its prejudices and fixed notions. This play is deeply
immersed in the Indian ethos. The characters carry the
imprint of the graceful and unique Indian Culture very
lightly and without any effort or show.
It is a literary work besides being a very effective play.
The author does not aim at teaching anything. He only
presents a problem in a way that it touches the deeper
recesses of the reader and compels the reader to give it a
thought. It may help the Indians to come out of certain
Comments after the presentation of this drama in
"The strong story-line, excellent make-up and an unique
set bringing alive the ambiance of the Gupta period, were
some of the strong points of the play and were highly
central theme portrayed was the clash between two egos - a
Sanskrit poet Bharavi pitted against his father Sridhar,
with the father masterfully trampling his sonís ego just
because he detests the idea of his son being a poet. He also
keeps a strong tab on his son's mind, thoughts and
activities, and does not let him grow as an individual.
tragedy is true. It conveys the realities of a typical
society and social norms, which are orthodox, harsh and
cruel to an extent.
with hypocritical views and acts compel the simple soul like
Bharavi to breakdown and commit suicide.
tragedy truly signifies the Indian masses and their social
ran for two hours to a capacity audience."
"Sharad Ka Antim Megh" is a meaningful and profound play
by Nirmal Kumar. The poetic language of dialogues is heart
touching. The love between Bharavi and Rasika, the scene in
which Bharavi resolves to kill his father, the scene
depicting the festival of Raksha- Bandhan, invalid Rasika's
dialogues expressing her sorrow before Bharavi and Vidya
create deep impressions on the heart."