Weaving history and myth, Tughlaq tells the story of Muhammad Bin
Tughlaq, the brilliant but spectacularly unsuccessful
fourteenth-century ruler of Delhi whose policies and actions bear a
striking resemblance with the realities that have unfolded in
Girish Karnad is one of India's foremost playwrights and is best-known for his use of history and mythology to critique contemporary political and social issues. A World Theatre Ambassador of the International Theatre Institute, Paris, Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan, Karnad's plays have been translated into several Indian languages and staged all over the world.
PROLOGUE: THE MARCH OF 'TUGHLAQ' AUTHOR'S NOTE INTRODUCTION BY U.R. ANANTHAMURTHY TUGHLAQ 'HISTORICAL FICTIONS AND POSTCOLONIAL REPRESENTATION: READING GIRISH KARNAD'S TUGHLAQ' BY APARNA DHARWADKER