Naataka Vruksha a new drama troupe of Arumbakkam inaugurated a new play ‘A for Apple U for U.S. under the auspices of Chromepet Cultural Academy on 10th December 2016. The play was written by K. Sai Kumar and directed by K.S.N. Sundar. The troupe comprising of amateur artistes also conveyed a powerful message in a satirical vain which received all round appreciation.
The play highlighted how the present generation is leaving their parents in India at their fag end of their life as well as cultural erosion and brain drain in an aspiration towards settling abroad once for all. The dialogues were meaningful, to cite a few, the bridegroom should be Indian and he should not be in India, Think.. is Money the only criteria for a meaningful life, every parent aspires his ward to be an Engineer or Doctor but no to become a good human being etc.
Playwright K. Sai Kumar performed main role as Ramesh exhibited the talent and brought out the substance of the hilarious play well. The other artistes were Radha, G.Narayanan, V. Jayaraman, Hariharan, S. Ganesh, G.S. Vijayamalini, Srinivasan, V Rajalakshmi and child artiste Meghna Narayanan. All artistes performed well though it was an inaugural play. Alex did the background music.