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The Reluctant Fundamentalist adapted for the National Youth Theatre returns to the stage

By: Eastern Eye Staff

by REENA KUMAR THE themes explored in the stage production of The Reluctant Fundamentalist couldn’t be more pertinent to the events currently unfolding in the world, according to its director. Former doctor Prasanna Puwanarajah, who decided to take a break from the medical world to “hit reset” and reconnect with his creative side, revealed to Eastern Eye why the play based on Mohsin Hamid’s Man Booker Prize shortlisted novel, is so relevant today. Adapted for the National Youth Theatre by Stephanie Street, the play follows its world premiere last summer, which was the first ever stage production of the novel…

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