The book contains eight of Ramanathan’s well-known plans: Shanti, Shanti, It’s a War; The Boy Who Stopped Smiling; Curfew; Mahadevbhai (1892–1942); Collaborators; 3, Sakina Manzil; Shakespeare and She; and Jazz. This volume also contains an Introduction and an interview with the playwright.
Ramu Ramanathan is a contemporary playwright. He was born in Kolkata and grew up in Mumbai, where he currently resides. Theatre is his passion and he not only writes and directs plays but also conducts workshops on plays and playwriting and has organised numerous play-reading sessions and workshops. He is a
Lakshmi Chandra is Professor, Department of Literatures in English, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad.