Urdu Solo Play - Maulana Azad
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Legendary Bollywood Actor & Theater Icon, Tom Alter performs an Urdu solo play, "Maulana Azad."
Script & Direction: Dr. M. Sayeed Alam.
Organized by Aligarh Alumni Association of Atlanta (AAAA) & Indian American Cultural Association (IACA).
In this historic drama Tom Alter plays Maulana Azad the great freedom fighter of India.
Some of Tom's most famous movie roles have been as
Musa in Vidhu Vinod Chopra's acclaimed crime drama 'Parinda', Mahesh Bhatt's blockbuster romance 'Aashiqui', and Ketan Mehta's 'Sardar', in which Alter essayed the role of Lord Mountbatten. Alter has also accumulated a body of theatrical work, the most recent having been in the theatrical reproduction of William Dalrymple's 'City of Djinns' and the solo play 'Maulana', based on Maulana Azad for which he has received much critical acclaim. He has also received praise for his role in the art film 'Ocean of An Old Man', which has been screened at film festivals around the world. Among several international assignments was the opportunity to work with Peter O'Toole in the Hollywood film 'One Night With The King.'
Tom Alter is the son and grandson of American Presbyterian missionaries who first came to India in 1916, grew up in north India in the towns of Rajpur and Mussoorie, and studied at Woodstock School.
Mingle & Dinner with Tim Alter (will share his acting career stories)
Date: Friday, May 3, 2013
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Hilton, 5993 Peachtree Ind. Blvd., Norcross, GA 30092
Maulana Azad Play by Tom Alter
Date: Saturday, May 4, 2013
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Venue: IACA Hall,
1281 Cooper Lake Rd., Smyrna, GA 3082
Contact: Yasir Noman: 770-859-0806