Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najeeb
New Delhi: Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung will soon be
seen in a new 'role' as he will act in a play staged in the
The Outreach Programme of Jamia Millia Islamia in collaboration
with the Indian People's Theatre Association (IPTA), Delhi, will
put together two stage productions on the Jamia campus, in one of
which Jung will be seen playing a part.
Jung will play the role of Mughal emperor Akbar in one of the
"Jung will play the part of Akbar. Stage actors Ankita Gusain and
Jitin Gaur will play the part of Anarkali and Salim," an official
from Jamia said.
The play will be performed at 6.30 p.m. Sunday in M.A. Ansari
Auditorium, Jamia Millia Islamia. The duration of the play is 80
Be-Libaas, the other play to be staged, will be performed at 6.30
p.m. Monday, also in M.A. Ansari Auditorium, Jamia Millia Islamia.
The duration of the play is 90 minutes.
"The play Be-Libaas is about men, women, the society they live in
and the options they have. Different anecdotes about human
relationships and supposedly 'free choice' give us a mirror of
life where there are both victims and victimisers," the official
Both plays have been directed by eminent actor and stage
personality Aziz Quraishi, who has acted in more than 50 plays and
has worked with the likes of E. Alkazi, Naseeruddin Shah, Anupam
Kher, Ranjit Kapoor and acted in more than 50 TV serials, among
these "Hum Log" and "Sword of Tipu Sultan".