Chitra: A Play in One Act

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Chitra: A Play in One Act is a play written by Bengali poet and Indian guru Rabindranath Tagore. Works by Tagore were largely based on classic Indian literature and ancient Sanscrit scriptures. Chitra is based on a story from the Mahabharata and is about the characters Arjuna and the kings daughter, Chitrangada. Arjuna asks the king, Chitravahana, for his daughters hand in marriage. Arjuna and Chitrangada set out to have a child who will in the future take the throne and one day be king. Chitra is a highly recommended play for those who are interested in the writings of author Rabindranath Tagore and also for those who enjoy works based on ancident Indian stories.

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Rabindranath Tagore (1861 1941), is to the Indian subcontinent what Shakespeare is to the English-speaking world. A poet, playwright, painter, and educator, Tagore was also a mystic of great complexity and depth. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913.

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