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'Kalidas Samman' for Anupam Kher

Posted on Nov 11, 08:28AM | UNI

Renowned actor Anupam Kher will be conferred with the prestigious 'Kalidas Samman' during the inaugural function of the week-long Kalidas Samaroh in Ujjain on November 24.

Kher will render a solo performance on the occasion. Sanskrit play Malti Madhavam directed by Balendra Singh of Bhopal will also be staged.

On the second day, Saroja Vaidyanathan will give a performance based on classical music while play Sinhasan Battisi will be staged by Rangshri Ballet Group of Bhopal. On November 26, Ujjain-based Kshipra Sanskrit Sansthan will stage Hindi play Abhigyan Shakantulam based on traditional Sanskrit literature, an official release said today.

Mandakini Trivedi will present Mohiniattam focusing on Kumar Sambhav on November 27. Marg Natya focusing on art of drama will be held on November 28. Shubha Mudgal will give a vocal performance on November 29. Pratibha Raghuvanshi of Ujjain will give a Kathak performance and Bharat Gangadhar Tailang of Mumbai will give a performance of classical singing on November 30. Pandit Suryanarayan Vyas lecture series will also be held during this period.

Culture Minister Laxmikant Sharma chaired a meeting of All-India Kalidas Samaroh Advisory Committee and Central Committee here today.

At the meeting, directives were given to hold the function on a grand scale.