The highly anticipated theater play “7:40 ki Ladies Special” has made waves with its debut production. Produced by Sandip Kapur and presented by filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, the play centers on the experiences of transgender Pooja Sharma and her struggle for acceptance in a world that often refuses to see her for who she truly is.
Written by Sapna Basoya and Viren Basoya and directed by Viren Basoya, the play is a compelling and nuanced exploration of Pooja Sharma’s experience. The cast of the Aawara Theatre Group delivers powerful performances, with transgender actor and activist Pooja Sharma leading the way in a tour de force portrayal of a character facing immense challenges.
Despite addressing a heavy subject matter, the play balances its intensity with moments of laughter and celebration. Dance performances and subtle humor keep the play engaging and captivating.
Themes of identity, acceptance, and community have resonated with audiences from all walks of life, sparking important conversations and raising awareness about the challenges and triumphs faced by transgender individuals.
Overall, “7:40 ki Ladies Special” is a must-see triumph of theater, with its powerful performances, nuanced writing, and universal themes. The production is an Aawara Theatre Group Production and Produced by Promodome Motion Pictures (Sandip Kapur). The play has the potential to create greater empathy and understanding towards the transgender community and its struggles.