Author:Shashi Kapoor and Deepa Gahlot

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The Prithviwallahs

By: Shashi Kapoor and Deepa Gahlot

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007305

ISBN: 8174363483

Condition: New


On 15 January 1944, Prithviraj Kapoor, already a film star, realized a long-cherished dream, and Prithvi Theatres was born. Over the next 16 years, Prithviraj Kapoor’s repertory toured the country, giving one remarkable performance after another: Shakuntala (1944), Pathan (1947) and Paisa (1953) among them—a total of 2662 performances over 5982 days in 112 places! This was theatre history in the making, as stars were born and legends created. Uzra Mumtaz, her sister, Zohra Segal, Prithviraj’s cousins, Premnath, Rajindernath, Sajjan and Mohan Saigal, L.V. Prasad, and the young Kapoors—... View more info