Shakuntala


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Shakuntala:

see KalidasaKalidasa
, fl. 5th cent.?, Indian dramatist and poet. He is regarded as the greatest figure in classical Sanskrit literature. Except that he was retained by the Gupta court, no facts concerning his life are known.
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When Shakuntala Mankani came to Dubai in 1964 as a 22-year-old woman, she had no idea where life would take her.
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A cosmopolitan openness to other cultures in Saman and Larung begins with the very structure of the novels, for the chapters in New York tend to be more stylistically and thematically 'realist' than those in Indonesia (though it is also in New York where Shakuntala relates her fantasies of falling in love with ogres, and meeting a seventeenth-century European explorer of Southeast Asia--more negating of strict binaries!).
Performed by students from the GEMS Modern Academy School in Dubai and based on a tale from the Indian mythology of Mahabharata, Shakuntala has been reimagined as a rock opera with 19 original songs and a cast of 30 singers and dancers.
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