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Ira Khan opens up on her directorial debut with theatre

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Announcing her theatrical debut with 'Euripides 'Medea' recently, Ira Khan is surely turning heads with the preparations that are underway to bring the play together. Ira Khan who has grabbed the attention ever since she has announced her directorial debut with a theatre play, Euripides 'Medea" which is a Greek tragedy and talking about her journey, here's a lot to know!
Talking about why she chose to mark her debut with Medea, Ira says, `I wanted to direct a story where I feel like I will be able to tell something specific. I like this play because I wanted to tell the story in my way.`
Elaborating on what enticed her towards the classic tale of Medea, Ira shares, `I find Greek mythology interesting and dramatic. These myths are absurd. I always knew that if I want to do a play, then I would do a Classical story. And when I started the process, I really liked Medea because it is still relevant; we do see such cases happening even today`, who has been a student of Greek tragedy and German literature and has a special interest in Classical literature.

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