Rape, Regret, Retribution

Rape, Regret, and Retribution (R3) portrays a horrific event that involves the lives of two ordinary Indian families of different social strata. The portrayal and ramification of a life-changing event is at the heart of this play that unfolds in the main character’s dream. The main character , Jiten, living a life of conflicted self-interests and lack of tradition, leaves his wife, Karuna, and family in a small village in West Bengal to move to the big city, Calcutta, where he lives as he pleases. Not long thereafter, he becomes the center of a horrible crime, the rape and death of a young girl, Meena, destroying two families, the Banerjee and Mehta families, who come from completely different social strata. Jiten’s ordeal thereafter and death sentence culminate the play, until he awakes from his slumber.

Cast & Crew:

Banerjee Family:


Mehta Family:

Meena & the girl

Meghna Singhal
DhirajIndranil Sarkar
HemaJignasha Makwana
Ashok SinghGagan Mahan
Prison GuardHarun Razith
Voice ForTejbir Singh
Voice AgainstAjay Jain
President & JudgeAbjishek Nagrath


Usha Govindarajulu
Stage ManagerPallavi Gupta
Costumes & Stage DesignRadhika Barua Sarkar
MusicAshish Gupta & Gagan Mahan
LightsAlok Asoor & Sebastien Das
VolunteersSivashankar, Radhika Rao, Arpitha Shetty
Marketing & PublicityNetSAP

Playwright and DirectionSubrata Das