Gopi Warrier

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Gopi Warrier
Gopi Warrier


“Tenth Incarnation is a tale of love on an earthly level and the exploration of happiness, redemption and truth on an ethereal level. This is cerebral theatre at its best. Highly recommended.”

-Dale Maitland Cartwright, Theatre Critic, London

“Gopi Warrier’s innate genius lies in synthesising world mythology both eastern and western.”

 – The Hindustan Times

“Gopi Warrier’s poems contain precise images of a coldly ranged occidental world, sterile and mechanical, almost soul less. In contrast are the many references to Ganapathy, Guru, Krishna, Karma and the Kundalini.

He deals with both worlds with an exactitude all the time seeking harmony”

– Indian Literature.

“Beautiful, powerful, sensational poetry that touches every aspect of the shallowness of modern existence but at the same time elevates the reader to unprecedented spiritual heights. A modern classic and an essential read for all interested in society, religion and love.”

– Delhi London Poetry Foundation

“The play written by Gopi warrier tackles the huge divide between western values, ideas about medicine, spirituality and the lack of it in the west, racism, poetry, love and philosophy. Gopi warrieranages to weave all this into wonderful poetry which makes you want to catch and linger on every word.”

– Linda Bilgorri- on ‘Godsports’ at NewEnd Theatre

“An underlying message of Gopi warrier’s  work is the need to preserve the religious, cultural and philosophical traditions of India and the absence of roots amongst the upper-middleclass Indians sadly stuck in the vicious cycle of materialistic fulfilment.”

– Deccan Hearald, Bangalore, India

“The core message of Gopi warrier’s  work is the need to preserve the philosophical and spiritual traditions of India that have evolved over millennia. He smoothly breaks the hindu-muslim barrier and stereotypes with his plays and poetry.”

– Asian Age, Mumbai

“Gopi warrier lives in London and has lived in and travelled around the world. He has a facile pen for satire, eye for the shape of language and a sensitive ear for cadence. One of the best poems in the collection “There Travellers” talks of others who “speed towards the mirage” while the three travellers “Walk from the promised land”

– Keki Daruwalla, leading indian poet writing in the Hindusthan Times on Gopi warrier’s  first collection of poems “In a country near Zimbabwe”

“Gopi warrier’s genius is the synthesis of eastern and western Mythologies”

– The Hindustan Times

“Author Gopi warrier clearly understands the logic of asset stripping and endemic corruption in the city. I particularly enjoyed Sarah Hall’s crystal sharp Rodean Vowels and Lloyd Morris’ swagger as the deals dodgy facilitator” “Ego of the Yogis” is a regretful and romantic invocation of the search for true love and of the contamination of yoga in the western world’

– Reviews in Remote Goat of “Gopi warrier’s  plays “Polyster Lordship” and “Ego of the Yogis”