Vidyarthi, a National Film Award winning actor who has acted in
several regional films like Ghilli in Tamil, CID
Moosa in Malayalam and Pokiri in Telugu, will present
a play 'Ottayaan' on stage on September 20 at Edappally
Changampuzha Park, Kochi. The play is staged as a part of a
week-long national theatre festival of drama by playwright and
theatre director Kavalam Narayana Panikkar.
Veterans like Jagannathan will also act in the title role of
'Ottayaan', which was written by Kavalam Narayana Panicker in 1977.
The play is based on 'Play Acting' as its central idea and how the
practice helps a man in his social existence.
A graduate in history from Delhi University and a National
School of Drama product, Ashish shot into fame with his role as
Commander Bhadra in Govind Nihalani's Drohkaal. The role
fetched him the National award for the best supporting actor.