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'Kalidas Samman' for Anupam Kher: Announcement

Posted on Nov 11, 08:35AM | 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, it was announced here today.

Kher will render a solo performance on the occasion.

Sanskrit play Malti Madhavam directed by Balendra Singh of Bhopal will also be staged, an official release stated.

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, the release stated.

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, who chaired a meeting of All-India Kalidas Samaroh Advisory Committee and Central Committee here in the day, gave directives to hold the function on a grand scale.