Barricade (Bengali drama)

Barricade (1975)[1] is Bengali drama written and directed by Utpal Dutt. The drama is set into a revolution time or war time when people's army are fighting against the state army.[2]

Written byUtpal Dutt
CharactersAn engineer, an author, an artist and a journalist
Original languageBengali


Between 1933–1937 Germany saw the rise of Adolf Hitler. This drama is set into that time when Hitler is rising to power.[3][4] The whole drama is a conversation between different intellectuals and bourgeoisies of the society like an engineer, an author, an artist and a journalist. While the battle is going on in the town, these people just can not stay neutral and have to join any one side[2]

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  1. ^ Singh, Kuldip (21 August 1993). "Obituary: Utpal Dutt". The Independent. London. Retrieved 21 December 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Think Fest: Kaleidoscope of Happening India". Goa News. Retrieved 21 December 2012.
  3. ^ Lina Fruzetti; Ákos Östör; Tarun Mitra (2003). Calcutta Conversations. Orient Blackswan. pp. 154–. ISBN 978-81-8028-009-2. Retrieved 21 December 2012.
  4. ^ Nandi Bhatia (20 May 2004). Acts of Authority/Acts of Resistance: Theater and Politics in Colonial and Postcolonial India. University of Michigan Press. pp. 163–. ISBN 978-0-472-11263-0. Retrieved 21 December 2012.