Sunkeshari is a play based upon an often-said folk story in Karnali, the far western region of Nepal. It is the first play Mandala Theatre Nepal produced after the inauguration of Mandala Natakghar in Anamnagar, Kathmandu. The play was premiered at Rongo Harshe Bingo Barshe, an international theatre festival held in Dhaka, Bangladesh in November 2012. It was the opening play of Kathmandu International Theatre Festival 2012 organized by Aarohan Gurukul. After that the play was performed in 12th Desh Bidesher Natya Mela (International Theatre Festival 2012) organized by Ritwik in West Bengal, India in the same month and year. The play got selected and staged in 19th Bharat Rang Mahotsav organized by National School of Drama, New Delhi.