First of all, We would like to introduce ourselves SMITA PATIL STREET THEATRE is a street play group founded by Yusuf Qasmi in memory of veteran
Actress Smita Patil, to educate public by creating awareness through street plays and suggesting solution to the problems. SPST has presented
more than 18000 shows all over india. We have street play on every social evils like Drugs Awareness, Illitracy, AIDS Awareness, Swachh Bharat, Family
Planning, Child Labour, Women & Child Health, Vegetarian, Corruption, Eye Donation, Organ Donation, Body Donation, Road Safety, Factory Safety, Gas Pipe
Line Safety, Arthritis, Asthma, Thalassemia, etc.
Started performing street plays for NGO Mukti Sadan; SPST has served PD. NANA CHUDASAMA'S Forum against Drugs and AIDS, Narcotic cell(for Shahid Hemant Karkare), SUPPORT, NARC, Jagriti Kendra,
Apnalaya, Prayatana, Kripa Foundation, Sevadhan, Kidney Foundation of India, Lions International, Rotarian's, Giants, Jain Sadhu Margi Samta Manch, Saugat NGO Sirsa and Reliance Foundation.
We had also worked for Event Companies like Percept, Incampus, Brandcom, Milestone, Maximus, Every Thing Goes, Brand box etc.
Yusuf Qasmi is an Indian theatre person who has founded SMITA PATIL STREET THEATRE with object to spread awareness amongst masses against social evils through his famous street play "ANTH", which is listed 5 times constantly in Limca Book of Records as longest running street play. Till date, SPST have perfomed 6554 shows of this play.
Work Profile - SPST -:
- ANTH DRUGS/GUTKHA/ALCOHOL AWARENESS 6554
- SANDESH ILLITERACY AWARENESS 2579
- SAVDHAAN AIDS AWARENESS 2142
- PAIGHAM POLLUTION CONTROL 3915
- PARIVAR FAMILY PLANNING 1730
- MANAVHATYA NON - VEGETERIAN 100
- BALMAJDOOR CHILD LABOUR 160
- BEBAS WOMEN & CHILD HEALTH 100
- INDIA CORRUPTION 10
- NETRADAAN EYE DONATION 50
- NIMANTRAN KIDNEY DONATION 50
- LAHOO BLOOD DONATION 200
- QURBAN BODY DONATION 100
- SARAY KNEE REPLACEMENT SURGERY 100
- BACHAT CREDIT SOCIETY 500
- YUVA VOTER'S AWARENESS 50
- DHAARANA ASTHMA AWARENESS 10
- SAVDHAANI SAFETY WEEK 15
- BETI RAPE PREVENTION 5
- AURAT WOMEN EMPOWERMENT 2
- U,ME & MORTEIN DENGUE AWARENESS 50
- YES ELECTRICITY SAVING 50
- RED FM CHA RAJA ECO FRIENDLY VISARJAN 26
- APNA GHAR SLUM REHABILITATION AUTHORITY 50
- SURAKSHA GAS PIPELINE SAFETY 200
Apart from this:
- SPST has also conducted Acting Workshop for Street Children, Corporates and Individuals.
- SPST has made many short films like Main Babasaheb Ambedkar Bol Raha Hoon, Mumbai Kiski Hain?, Zimmedar Kaun?, Uncle – The Guide, Purna Satya, etc.
- Members of SPST has been casted in many Ad Films, Short Films, Serials and Films such as Mc Donald Ad, Black Mirror 2 (short film), Bijuka (short film for Cannes Film Festival), Qabool Hai (Zee Tv), Many Episodes of Crime Patrol, The American Gandhi (Hollywood Movie), etc.
- SPST in association with Nashik Risers Film Production has recently completed hindi feature film Perfect Plan which is awarded as Best Indian Film and Best Debut Director (Yusuf Qasmi) at Nashik International Film Festival. The film is scheduled to release in 2017 world wide.