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Johar (left) and Bhardwaj reinterpret Jean Genet's classic play The Maids as a contemporary Indian dance in Frenemies, showing next week at the OPEN festival.
DANCE

Lives of devadasi women interpreted through choreography

Jun 26, 2015 5:50 AM

AN almost 70-year-old French play has inspired two Indian dancers to create a new work that comments on socio-religious issues in India.

The Maids, a 1947 play by French writer and philosopher Jean Genet, centres on two maids who hate their arrogant mistress so much that when the mistress