Khyanikaa is all about moments, like snippets from a dream. It is set in coastal Orissa. The characters: Two men, a poet and an idler, in quest of the ever illusive idea. While fate acts judge and jury over their claims. Glimpses of a skeptical society. Newspaper stories come alive and question the reader, quite literally. Boats become alternate realities and the postman a dream navigator. The setting: There are several scenes framed through a doorway or broken window … maybe to question ownership and reality itself. A man whiles his time away reading newspapers, immune to the rants of his irate wife. A poet consoles himself with alcohol and…
What sets the Bhutan National Library apart, is that its built like a traditional temple, or lakhanga.