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The Good, the Bad and the Googly

This is a social comedy centering around a Parsi family. Old Bawaji Mr Jamnadas Bandukwala is dead, but not for his family and specially his son, Kantilal Pestonji. Kantilal has a distinct aversion and hatred towards his crazy but lovable son Digambar aka Dicky. Reason: every evening at the stroke of 6, Kantilal’s father Jamnadas Bandukwala’s soul enters Dicky’s body and Kantilal’s life turns topsy-turvy. Kantilal had failed to live up to his father’s expectations and Bandukwala was of the opinion that Kantilal was basically irresponsible and irrational. Now Bandukwala’s soul never misses an opportunity to criticise Kantilal and even slaps him on his face every now and then. Kantilal feels utterly frustrated because in reality, it is his son Dicky who slaps him. Moreover, he has to bear it all silently; he cannot retaliate because after all, his son is possessed by his father’s soul. Now enters the local MLA Poptalal Parekh and his son, Dr Lalit Parekh, with a wedding proposal for Pinky, Kantilal’s daughter. They come to the right place but at the wrong time. It’s almost 6 pm, time for Bandukwala’s spiritual home-coming.... Directed by Dinyar Contractor, this production is part of Signature Theatre Festival, hosted by Showhouse.

When: October 17 - 19; 6.30 pm

Where: G.D. Birla Sabhagar

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