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Piya Behrupiya is the Hindi translation of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. The play first premiered at the Globe Theatre in London. It has won META awards for Best Ensemble, Best Production, Best Supporting Actor (Male) & Best Supporting Actor (Female). It also won a Special Jury award for script adaptation.
In the household of Olivia, two campaigns are being quietly waged, one by the lovesick lord Orsino against the heart of the indifferent Olivia; the other by an alliance of servants and hangers-on against the high-handedness of her steward, the pompous Malvolio. When Orsino engages the cross-dressed Viola to plead with Olivia on his behalf, a bittersweet chain of events follows. Filled with a cast of unforgettable characters, Twelfth Night combines cruelty with high comedy and the pangs of unrequited love with some of the subtlest poetry and most exquisite songs Shakespeare ever wrote.