16
Aug
2017

About the play:

Enraged by the death is his uncle Khumbakarana, Indrajith, the son of Raavana, begins to battle in the epic Raavana war in order to destroy and kill the Ayodhya brothers, Rama and Lakshmana. Lakshmana rakes perfect aim and fires his sharp arrow, destroying Indrajith’s chariot and armour. Terrified by the power of Lakshmana, Indrajith flees back to Lanka, where he plans to perform a yaga to attain invincibility Meanwhile, Raavana sends his loyal council member Mahodaran to war in order to keep Lakshmana occupied. Indrajith on the other hand, sees and opportunity to manipulate and take things by his own stride. He shoots Lakshmana with the Brahmastra. Rama and his troops are stunned and are in shock by the insensitive act of Indrajith. Raavana orders Thrisadai to show the poor and helpless Sita, the state of things on the battlefield, moreover the state of her husband Rama and brother in law Lakshmana. Sita gets rather emotional and begins to weep uncontrollably on seeing her husband.

Lord Hanuman to bring the herb Sanjeevi to cure and relive Lakshmana of his pain. Lord Hanuman searches far and wild and is finally successful in his mission and saves Lakshmana. Indrajith’s greed to grow stronger and all powerful was never ending and so he created an illusion of Sita being slit in front of Hanuman, in order to finish his yaga while the vanaras were upset and filled with remorse. Vibhishana, doubts the acts of Indrajith and confirms that Sita is alive and well, he learns about Indrajith’syaga that is being performed in Nigumalai and warns Lakshmana and Hanuman. The mighty trio, Lakshmana, Hanuman and Vibhishana set out to destroy his yaga, hence making Indrajith grow week in his powers. Indrajith manages to escape with his life, he quickly runs to Raavana and pleads to release Sita. The mighty Raavana clearly denies and refuses, forcing his son to enter battle once again. Lakshmana sure not to miss, slays Indrajith’s head and takes it to Lord Rama as a sign of Victory. Raavana furious by the death of his son, let’s out a cry of anguish on the battle field. Raavana decides to avenge the death of his son, and bring back his head.

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