Getting the Act Right (July 2015) by Roshni Jacob in The Hindu.

“Karen D’Mello chose Neel Chaudhuri’s Taramandal as her concluding production. Extending Satyajit Ray’s popular short story Patol Babu, Film Star, the play is about a man and his unfulfilled dream of becoming an actor. It involves parallel narratives which are intended to punctuate the protagonist’s life. With the touching theme and strong performances, Karen received much appreciation for the play. “This is a story of disappointment and failure. I connected to it because I was also worried about whether I would succeed in my attempt,” she says.” Read More