An Indian vampire play: "Abhishtu!"
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My play basically asks the question- So what are *Indian* vampires like?
It's narrated by the character of Nisha Sundar, a 14 year old girl, belonging to a very typical, upper-caste, middle-class family in South India- oh, who just all happen to be vampires. Life is moving along smoothly for them, as they routinely feast on their neighbours while maintaining the veneer of a respectable family- until their highly conservative and orthodox Grandma Vampire visits. As the family crumbles under the tension that she perpetuates, the community finally begins to notice something suspicious about the Sundars, and the family must pull together and work with each other before their cover is blown.
The title- "Abhishtu!" is a common exclamation used by upper-caste orthodox Brahmins, to signify their horror at anything sacriligous.
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