The first-ever Indian theatrical adaptation of the classic Hollywood film GIANT brings its legendary tale of love, loss, tradition, power, & betrayal to stage at the Royal Opera House, Mumbai, this December. It is not a musical but the dramatic narrative weaves in music & dance sequences to take the story forward.
Texas is replaced by Assam in the 1950s where our intriguing characters come to life:
Eklavya Rajkhowa (Mikhael Kantroo who plays James Dean\'s character) is an orphaned worker at the Thakur Estate who is considered manipulative by some and worthless by others, until one day, things turn in his favour.
What do the changing tides of time & fortune have in store for our leads & their families? Watch the saga unfold in this grandeur complete with live musicians & dancers leading the story forward in a spectacular theatrical extravaganza like never seen before.
GIANT is an adaptation of the 1956 Hollywood film of the same name starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, & James Dean which is based on the novel by Edna Ferber.
Directed by Sehaj K. Maini & Shreyas Porus Pardiwalla the play features Varun Pande, Tirrtha Murbadkar, Swachata Sanjiban Guha, Sanjay Gurbaxani, Amir Kanchwala, Himani Sisodia and Mikhael Kantroo with Jennifer John. It is produced by: Inayatullah Kantroo
Gayatri Arjun Singh Thakur (Tirrtha Murbadkar who plays Elizabeth Taylor\'s character) who has been brought up in Calcutta, the hub of literature and politics, is now the new Thakurain of Assam. She\'s fierce, outspoken, feisty, and beautiful.
Arjun Singh Thakur (Varun Pande who plays Rock Hudson\'s character) is the pride of Assam and the heir to the 5,000 acre Thakur tea plantation estate in the newly Independent India. He is steadfast & rooted in his tradition and heritage.