• Sunday, May 29, 2022


UK exhibition showcasing Shakespeare’s influence on South Asia

William Shakespeare’s work influenced people throughout the world

By: Sarwar Alam

A new exhibition in the UK is offering a glimpse of William Shakespeare’s influence on eight South Asian countries, including India, and the bards enduring influence on the cultures and lives of the people. The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust is organising the exhibition, which will be on till September 8, in collaboration with Birmingham City University in the UK. The exhibition takes visitors on a visual tour of each of the eight countries that make up South Asia – India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka – offering an intriguing snapshot into each country’s relationship with Shakespeare and…

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