Akash Mohimen

Representative Plays:

Under the Chestnut Tree (2013)
Mahua (2011)

About the Playwright:

Akash Mohimen is a young writer and filmmaker originally from Jamshedpur, but now based in Mumbai. He has written four plays including two children's plays, The Mighty Mirembayanna and The Prisoners of Peace, and a musical, Hattamala. He took part in the Royal Court/Rage workshops in 2010 and 2011. He wrote his fourth play Mahua at the workshop and it has been produced at Prithvi Theatre, Mumbai and in many parts of India as part of the Writers Bloc Festival produced by Rage Theatre in 2012. It is written in Hindi.

Source: Royal Court Theatre



This playwright profile is part of the BIPOC Playwrights Project, a resource for theater educators and practitioners who are looking for a broader choice of texts and materials. Playwrights listed on this website are not necessarily affiliated with the Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies at UC Berkeley.

Akash Mohimen, Playwright