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Life’s Choices – Chapa Kata (छापा काटा)

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Acclaimed Marathi play staged as part of The Vadodara International Art & Culture Festival - VADFEST 2015[1] (23rd-26th January, 2015 @ Vadodara, Gujarat) poignantly narrated the story of a turbulent yet heart-warming mother-daughter relationship.
What happens when parents are driven by fear about their children developing their own wings to fly, dreaming of an independent life, even as the prospect of leaving ‘old parents’ stares them in the face? Can parents always define what is in the best interest of their child or do they at times turn selfish? At almost all points in life, we encounter dilemmas, choices that we may not like to make, but are forced to. Chapa Kata, which in Marathi means ‘heads or tails’ – two sides of a coin represents the difficult choice faced by a mother and a daughter, when the daughter tries to carve her own existence and meaning for life.
Staged as part of The Vadodara International Art & Culture Festival (VADFEST), a four day art and culture extrav…