"The performers, particularly the protagonist Gauhar Jaan, seem like they were born into the role allowing you to really understand the characters" - Reclaim the week

★★★★ "Sheetal Kapoor gives a powerful performance as Gauhar Jaan, exuding her indomitable self-importance with assertive control" - The Spy In The Stalls

★★★★ "An original, funny and exciting debut play about India's pre-bollywood queen of entertainment...An outstanding Sheetal Kapoor...revels in her great one-liners" - Everything Theatre

★★★★ "A recommended enjoyable and charming play...Sheetal Kapoor portrayed the arrogance of her character superbly" - London Theatre Reviews

★★★★ "A fascinating story brought to life through music, dance and a good dose of colourful drama" - Nappy Vally

"Kapoor bolsters the productions charm, her meticulous poise and nimble command over the script working in harmony to establish a beguiling force of sexuality and wit. Her portrayal does well in demonstrating the use of weaponised feminity to isarm her male rivals" - Miro Magazine

"Sheetal Kapoor, who essayed the role of Gauhar Jaan, oozed confidence and zest on stage, who portrayed both grace and arrogance at ease" - Asian Voice

"Sheetal Kapoor as Gauhar Jaan makes an impressive entry: glittering jewels, haughty stance delivery a volley of verbal barbs that are too quick-witted" - Pulse Connects

"The performers, particularly the protagonist Gauhar Jaan, seem like they were born into the role allowing you to really understand the characters" - Reclaim the week

"...the cast members giving stellar performances that really bring the story to life" - EMI Archive Trust

Production photos by Tarun Jasani of Sheetal Kapoor for Gauhar Jaan: The Datia Incident