The Vibrancy, Variety—and Silent Endurance—of Indian Cultures on Show

By Fadzrina Ariffin

December 2023 FOR ART'S SAKE
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FARIZA ARIFFIN, a Muslim of Indian descent—who also happens to be my sister, had a eureka moment after watching a Chinese play at Auditorium A, KOMTAR, earlier this year.“After the last bow, I took out my mobile phone and Googled ‘Indian Theatre in Malaysia’, only to find one staged in KL in 2015. The play was in Tamil, and knowing that Indians speak more than just Tamil, I felt compelled to bring these other dialects and languages, spoken by hundreds...

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Fadzrina Ariffin

is an endless wanderer. She is a Mechanical Engineering and Liberal Studies graduate with a strong passion for the performing arts.