Abhijnana Shakuntalam is one of the masterpiece of Kavalam Narayana Panicker. The whole play has been written in Sanskrit Language and has been in screened in theaters all across the world for the past 35 years. Latest news is that Manju Warrier who has earlier said that she is going to play the lead role in the play has announced the date of her first theater drama. July 18th will be the date. The play will be screened as a tribute to the legend Kavalam Narayana Panicker. The play is produced by Manju Warrier herself under the banner of Manju Warrier production. Tagore Theater at Trivandrum will be the venue in which the play will be screened.
Manju in a press meet said that Sanskrit as well as Theater play are new to her and this is the first time she is attempting to do something like this. She added that she takes it a privilege to work with Kavalam Narayana Panicker and Abhijnana Sakuntalam wil be something that she will never forget.
Duration of the play is 90 min and the whole play has been coordinated by Kalyani Krishna grand daughter of kavalam.