lastminute newsOne Of Delhi's Oldest Ramleela Begins With Covid Protocols SonDakika-Haberleri.Net
One of the most famous Ramleela plays in the national capital, which has been running shows for six decades, has begun with COVID-19 protocols in place. The number of viewers has been limited to 100 from the usual 600-700 and regular Covid tests have been made mandatory for the artists.
The Ramleela, which is in its 64th year, is being held at Delhi's Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra. The shows will run till October 27.
Artists from Russia and Venezuela are also performing in the show. The character of Ravana's sister - Surpanakha - is being played by a Russian artist.
A Padmashree awardee and Director of the play, Shobha Deepak Singh, told NDTV, "We took all precautions. The rehearsals have been going on since July and regular Covid tests were done for artists. I also tested positive a few weeks ago but came back to continue rehearsals post recovery. We are hopeful viewers will increase in the upcoming days."