The Troth | Media coverage in Bhopal and Jabalpur

Feb 13, 2018

“Marvelous, unbelievable, unforgettable….”

Akademi’s The Troth – Usne Kaha Tha toured the Indian cities of Bhopal and Jabalpur where it caught media attention. Here is a collection of reviews and articles that found their way in local newspapers.

Read: Marvelous, unbelivable, unforgettable….(translated title) in Patrika Bhopal (Hindi)

Read: Usne Kaha Tha – A love story woven through duty and patriotism….(translated title) in City Bhaskar (Hindi)

Read: A 100 year old story told through silence, dance, and acting stole people’s heart….(translated title) in Patrika Jabalpur (Hindi)

Read: Usne Kaha Tha – Save my son and husband (translated title) in Naiduniya Bhopal (Hindi)


Akademi’s The Troth – Usne Kaha Tha is a gripping wartime story of love and loss, told through powerful dance theatre.

Inspired by a 1915 short story Usne Kaha Tha by Chandradhar Sharma Guleri, it tells the story of Sardar Lehna Singh’s sacrifice of keeping his secret promise to an unrequited love while mid-conflict in the horror of the trenches of Belgium.

The Troth is directed by Gary Clarke and features a specially-commissioned music score by Shri Sriram. The cast includes Vidya Patel (BBC Young Dancer 2015 finalist).

Autumn Tour 2018

9 Nov | Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff
11 Nov | Pavilion Dance South West, Bournemouth
13 Nov | The Place, London
16 Nov | The Bramall, Birmingham
19 Nov | Blackburn Cathedral, Blackburn
23 Nov | Watermans, Hounslow