Feroz Abbas Khan
is an Indian
theatre and film director, playwright and screenwriter, who is most known for directing plays like Saalgirah
, Tumhari Amrita
(1992), Salesman Ramlal
and Gandhi Viruddh Gandhi
Movies, 3 August 2007.
He tried to get famous by directing the controversial movie Gandhi, My Father
on Mahatma Gandhi
He was the first artistic director of the Prithvi Theatre
and in 1983 was head of the Prithvi Theatre Festival with Jennifer Kapoor
and Akash Khurana. He started with productions like the early comedy All the Best
(1993), written by playwright Javed Siddiqui
with Anupam Kher
and Kirron Kher
, which incidentally became her first acting performance during her comeback after a sabbatical. In 1992, American playwright and novelist, A. R. Gurney
’s play Love Letters
was adapted to Urdu
and Indian context by Javed Siddiqui and first performed by veteran actors, Shabana Azmi
and Farooq Sheikh
at the Jennifer Kapoor Festival in Prithvi theatre in February 1992, under his direction, where for one-and-a-half hours, they read the letters describing the relationship between two characters Amrita and Zulfikar, over a period of 35 years. The play went on tour to many parts of the world, including US, Europe and Pakistan. Screen
, Namita Nivas, 28 November 2008.
His production of Peter Shaffer
’s satirical comedy, The Royal Hunt of the......