CH ID: 709269
Prayagraj formerly known as Allahabad is a city in northern Uttar Pradesh. The city is known for its heritage, every corner of the city has its own culture and history. The city is also the home of Ananya and her family. Ananya is the sponsored child of the CFCA Delhi – PRJ sub-project. There are four members in her family. Her father Mr. Alok Mohiley works as a clerk in a private press and her mother Mrs. Bhawna Mohiley, is a housewife and also gives tuition to small children in order to generate some income to bear family expenses. She has 1 brother named Aryan Mohiley who is currently pursuing B.Com 3rd year. Ananya at present is pursuing her B.A (Bachelor of Arts) course and is also trying her skills in the theater field (plays & drama etc).
Since childhood, Ananya was interested in music (Dancing and singing). She always took part in all the cultural programs organized through CFCA or in her school. She had that in-grained talent in her but she needed to sharpen those skilsl through a music school. One day CFCA staff motivated her mother to get her enrolled in a music academy from where she will get proper education & training in music and get a valid certificate which will be beneficial for her future development. Her mother was perplexed because she didn’t know from where she could find a music school for her as she had no knowledge about this field. Then with the help of one youth forum member, CFCA staff collected details and her mother enrolled Ananya in a Music academy named “Prayag Sangeet Samiti”. It is one of the oldest and most recommended music schools in Prayagraj”. From here Ananya started her journey in classical Music.
One day a cultural program was organized in Prayag Sangeet Samiti and Ananya performed a dance. In that program many renowned directors of drama/play academies were present. One of the drama academy director noticed her skill and after the function, he discussed about Ananya with her music teacher and after completing her course Ananya joined that drama academy named “Swar Raagmandal”. From here Ananya took the first step towards enhancing her skills in the field of acting & drama.
Through the Drama Academy, she started learning the basics of musical drama. After a few months, she started performing on stage with the other dramatists of the academy. She gave her best performances in the plays like Panchparmeshwar, Boodhi Kaaki, Ramayan, Samudramanthan, and Bahuroopiya. She gave her theatrical performances not only in her city but expanded her horizons to other states of India like Delhi, Patna, and Chandigarh to name a few. Recently on 8 January 2022, she enacted the role of Panchabhoot (Soil) in the play of Behuroopiya. This play was organized in the NCZCC (North Central Zone Cultural Centre) by the Swarg Rangmandal with the help of the Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India. Now her Drama Boodhi kaaki is selected for the National School of Drama, Bhopal, which will be organized in February’2023.
Ananya with her involvement in the Drama academy and through her visit to various places is also developing her entrepreneurship skills and is also getting an opportunity to meet with many famous personalities and learn about the culture/folk arts of various places.
Ananya and her family members are very thankful to CFCA/Unbound and to her sponsor by which she got a chance to continue her study and develop her skill. Her family always says that without the help of CFCA Ananya wouldn’t have been able to complete her studies, neither could she receive such a great opportunity to establish a name for herself.