“The bottle talks”

The coronavirus pandemic-induced lockdown was no deterrent to the Calcutta Parsee Amateur Dramatic Club’s (CPADC) 113-year-old tradition of staging a play on Parsi New Year. They merely shifted the venue to YouTube on August 16, 2020. Over 170 people logged in on that date to watch the show. The event last had 1,239 views on the streaming platform. The 20-minute comedy Batli Boleche (The Bottle Talks) had viewers logging in from all over India. "We also had people from Dubai, Perth and Texas,” noted actor and CPADC stalwart Yezdi Karai in an email to Parsiana.           (Top, from l)......

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