Photos are in for The Father and the Assassin at the National Theatre in London
Anupama Chandrasekhar’s critically acclaimed The Father and the Assassin, directed byIndhu Rubasingham stars Life of Pi’s Hiran Abeysekera as Nathuram Godse, Ghandi’s assassin with Paul Bazely (Cruella, Disney; Benidorm) as Mahatma Gandhi.
The previously announced cast include: Azan Ahmed, Ravi Aujla, Ayesha Dharker, Marc Elliott, Ravin J Ganatra, Raj Ghatak, Sasha Ghoshal, Halema Hussain, Nadeem Islam, Tony Jayawardena, Aysha Kala, Nicholas Khan, Raj Khera, Hari Mackinnon, Johndeep More, Aryana Ramkhalawon, Sid Sagar and Akshay Shah.
Written by one of India’s most exciting playwrights, this gripping play traces Nathuram Godse’s life over 30 years during India’s fight for independence: from a devout follower of Gandhi, through to his radicalisation and their tragic final encounter in Delhi in 1948.
The Father and the Assassin runs until 14 October 2023 at the National Theatre, London
Production photos: The Father and the Assassin
Photos by: Marc Brenner