South Asian Theatre with Universal Appeal

Deconstructing Sita: In Conversation with Anita R. Ratnam, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni and Namita Gokhale

July 2020

Produced and Presented by: EnActe Arts

Moderator: Vinita Sud Belani

Guests: Namita Gokhale, Anita R. Ratnam, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

They’re back! Our two Sita experts – Dr Anita Ratnam of the dance theatre piece A Million Sitas and Dr Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni of the novel The Forest of Enchantments join forces with author, Jaipur Literature Festival co-founder and editor of In Search of Sita Namita Gokhale for an insightful, compelling conversation on women’s struggle to retain autonomy in a world that privileges men, using Sita as their framework.