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Some of the best learnings in my life have come from being on stage: Raghubir Yadav

Raghubir Yadav was recently loved in Zee Theatre’s teleplay Bagiya Bancharam Ki - a comical tale of power and pride that exemplifies feudal evils still at play in our community.

Some of the best learnings in my life have come from being on stage: Raghubir Yadav
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Over the last few years, Raghubir Yadav, has become a household name and one of the highly respected talents in the Indian entertainment industry. With a career spanning over 30 years, he has left no avenue unexplored and is known for his endearing and honest portrayals of a variety of characters. The actor was recently loved in Zee Theatre’s teleplay Bagiya Bancharam Ki -  a comical tale of power and pride that exemplifies feudal evils still at play in our community.

'Bagiya Bancharam Ki’ is set in a nameless village, against the backdrop of the feudalistic zamindari system in rural India. It stars Raghubir Yadav as the old Bancharam determined to keep his garden safe from the hands of two greedy zamindars, one of whom is a ghost. Consistently using humor in its narrative, the play subtly explores the feudal evils that have unfortunately survived the passage of time. Bancharam fights for his beloved garden, fertile and bearing the fruits of hard work, leading audiences to invest their emotions on a quest of whether he will succeed or not.

Talking about his role and love for theatre, Raghubir said, “Some of the best learnings in my life have come from being on stage. If there’s one thing that has stayed consistent through the years, it has been an undying passion for the art. The passion, however, needs to be kept alive with consistency and commitment to the art form. I feel a lot of people will relate to Bancharam’s character because of his love for life ... his passion for nature which translates into his caring and nurturing his (Bagia) garden which makes him almost immortal to the greedy Landlord. This satirical play shows that true happiness lies not in possession but elsewhere.”

The play also stars Kenneth Desai, Saurabh Dubey, Sushant Kandaya, and, Hima Singh.

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