Theatre show Vagina Monologues completes 10 years!

TellyBuzz got in touch with Jayati Bhatia who is a part of the show, to share her feelings on completion of 10 years...

Wednesday, April 03, 2013 | 6:53:41 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)
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The Vagina Monologues is the theatre show which is based on stories of women who belong to the unique group of people, who we call survivors. It brings about an awareness between the women. This masterpiece show has completed a long 10 years and it is an achievement in itself.

On the same we got in touch with Jayati Bhatia who also is a part of the show as an actor who said, "It is a very proud moment for our entire team who is associated with the show. It is a milestone that we have achieved and I guess there is yet a very long way to go too. In the very start it was a controversial subject but than with the time it was accepted and appreciated by the people."

Further she added saying, "It has been a remarkable journey so far. In 2003, when we started the show, it was rejected in various parts of our country namely Ahemdabad, Chennai and Lucknow, where we were not allowed to perform at all as people thought that the name of the show itself is bad and that it should be banned. But as I said before, today it is accepted and people celebrate their anniversary, birthdays, occasion by coming and watching our show  which makes me feel very proud."

"We can see the way our country has developed in these 10 years. Just where the name itself was a ban of the show we are now going all houseful. Now we are also  going to Jaipur to perform, as they have been inviting us from quite some time to come there and conduct a show. It is overwhelming to get such a response from the people.The best part is that through our theatre show we have contributed around 1.5 a crores to an NGO. It is proud moment when we are able to help the needy."

Krishma Solanki.
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Posted on: 05 April 2013 at 8:44am
Congrats on the success of the show and wishing many more.

Completing 10 years is a proud achievement and glad you all stood strong

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Posted on: 04 April 2013 at 7:27am
We have these programs monologues here in US at many universities! Very nice theatree.. thanks for sharing

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Posted on: 04 April 2013 at 6:26am
Great ..keep it up ..very proud to know abt such a show ..

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Posted on: 04 April 2013 at 2:31am
Feels Great, when I read these type of articles. And a theatre show based on woman has completed 10 years means its a milestone! Congratulations and all the very best for the future shows!

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Posted on: 04 April 2013 at 1:47am
I am happy that there are creatives who undertake story lines on such bold and personal issues which are a part of daily life of women and young girls...

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Posted on: 04 April 2013 at 12:52am
Well done Jayati Bhatia ! It's great to hear about the theater show! Big smile

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Posted on: 03 April 2013 at 11:41pm
It's gr8 to read some REAL NEWS on IF. Way to go guys, women power zindabad.

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Posted on: 03 April 2013 at 6:52pm
That surely is a very bold title and Iam sure it took a lot of guts to survive and persevere in this society for so long. Congrats

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Posted on: 03 April 2013 at 6:29pm
When I read the title I was misled into thinking that it was a typo or something, but am I glad that I read the article. I never knew about this but today I'm glad to learn about it!

Keep it up!!!!

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Posted on: 03 April 2013 at 5:23pm
I missed the act in my university. Good to know that vagina monologues is an international phenomenon.

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