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Physical theatre draws attention of theatre-lovers in India

Theatre in India has often been deeply traditional, using storylines, dialogue and song to reflect issues in society.

But over the last few years at the annual theatre festival held in Delhi, a different type of production has been gaining popularity.

Inspired by their international counterparts, Indian directors are experimenting with forms of physical theatre which use light, sound and body movements to tell the story.

BBC Hindi's Divya Arya reports.

  • 19 Jan 2014
  • From the section World
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