Poets and Speakers

Sunil Shanbag

Shahnaz Munni © Goethe-Institut

Foto: Goethe-Institut / Andrea Fernandes
Sunil Shanbag A screen-writer and documentary film-maker, Shanbag is also the founder of the theatre company Arpana. In 1993, he produced Maihar Raag, which won the National Film Award for Best Non-Feature Film in 1994. In 2007, Shanbag directed the critically acclaimed Cotton 56, Polyester 8 which won three META awards at the Mahindra Theatre Festival. In 2012, Shanbag was invited to perform a Gujarati adaptation of All's Well That Ends Well as part of the Globe to Globe festival in London, in which all 37 of Shakespeare's plays were performed in 37 different languages.