By Sohel F Fidai :
Writer-Director Paritosh Painter, known for his rustic yet contagious laughter-filled comedy and theatrics, is back with his next mega-production, Coconut Theatre’s 3Cheers!, a satirical comic rollercoaster, produced by Rashmin Majithia and written-directed by Paritosh Painter. Starring Sangita Ghosh, Shweta Gulati, Paritosh Painter, Balwinder Singh Suri, Jayesh Thakkar and Vishal Kotian, Coconut Theatre’s 3Cheers! is a play about Shree, Aditya and Manav; three friends who are Blind, Deaf and Dumb respectively… The characters are financially broke with a long list of creditors behind their back and the problem begins when the creditors hire a goon called Salim Supari to retrieve their money from the 3 friends.
Besides, Rashmin Majithia, Keyur Sheth and Mr.Ritesh Lalan of Coconut Theatre, director Paritosh Painter, cast Sangita Ghosh, Shweta Gulati, Jayesh Thakkar, Balvinder Singh Suri and Vishal Kotian, the premiere of Coconut Theatre’s play 3Cheers!, held at Vile Parle’s Mukesh Patel Auditorium, witnessed many stars from television industry, like Vatsal Sheth, Ishita Dutta Sheth, Harmeet and Manmeet of Meet Bros, Aamir Ali, Ananth Mahadevan, Varun Badola, Indra Kumar, Juhi Babbar, Annup Sonii, Dheeraj Kumar, Ayub Khan, Deepshikha Nagpal, Karanuday Jenjani, Ritoo K Jenjani, Rajendra Chawla, Rupali Ganguly, Ruslaan Mumtaz, Shalin Bhanot, Tannaz Irani, Sai Deodhar, Tushar Hiranandani, Umesh Pherwani, Shweta Pherwani, Vipul Roy, Anusha Srinivasan Iyer, Rishi Bhutani and Krishna Hegde among many many others.
Rashmin Majithia, Producer of Coconut Theatre’s 3Cheers! averred, “We are expecting an overwhelming response from the audience. The plot of play is very funny and suitable for people of all the age groups. It shows situational comic moments and reactions of each character in in a fun, light-hearted manner. I’m hoping that an appealing set and music, neatly incorporated in the narrative, will definitely entice and captivate the viewers.” Keyur Sheth – CEO of Coconut Media Box echoed the same!
The team is now all set to embark on a tour starting March 14 at St. Andrews in Bandra and March 15 at Mukkti Cultural Hub in Andheri.
Paritosh Painter’s association with the Indian entertainment industry goes back to the 90’s as an actor, producer, director and writer, previously having directed hit theatrical comedy plays like Double Trouble, Whose Wife Is It Anyway?; See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil; Get Rid of My Wife, SELFIE, Women Decoded, Liar Liar, Madhouse, Amar Akbar Ann Tony; I Do, I Don’t and I love You 2 among others. He has also delivered hit films like Total Dhamaal, Dhamaal, All The Best et al while creating and writing iconic TV shows like Tenali Rama, Akbar Birbal and Partner among others.