Kothrud Sanskrutik Mahotsav was celebrated in full swing in its 12th Year in Ideal Colony Ground, Kothrud from 19th April 2022 to 22nd April 2022. The Kothrud Sanskrutik Mahotsav was inaugurated by Shri Devendra Fadnavis (Ex-Chief Minister of Maharashtra), Shri Chandrakant Patil (Programme President)and Shri Swapnil Joshi (Marathi Actor). The Programme was dedicated to the Nightingale of India Late Lata Mangeshkar.The Mahotsav is organized by Mayor Shri Murlidhar Mohol & his team.
On 19th April the audience rolled into laughter with the team of Chala Hawa Yeu Dya performing on stage. Artist who were part of the programme were Swapnil Joshi, Nilesh Sable, Bhau Kadam, Kushal Badrike, Shreya Bugade, Sagar Karande, Bharat Ganeshpure and other actors.
On 20th April & 21st April both the days were dedicated to Late Lata Mangeshkar through ‘Latadidi Ek Smarnayatra (Purvardha & Uttarardha – each on respective days).
The Purvardha programme was Moderated by Singer Dr Salil Kulkarni and the following singers participated Suresh Wadkar, Vibhavari Apte, Sharayu Date, Prajakta Joshi Ranade & Aniruddha Joshi.
In the Uttarardha programme following singers participated Dr Salil Kulkarni, Usha Mangeshkar, Arya Ambekar, Priyanka Barve, Savani Ravindra, Rishikesh Ranade and Amar Oak.
On 22nd April the programme ‘Talabramha’ was dedicated to Indian Classical Singers & a unique jugalbandi between different instruments. Artist who performed were Taufiq Qureshi, Kaushiki Chakravarthy, Rakesh Chaurasiya, Purbayan Chaterjee & Ramdas Palsule.
Other guests who attended the programme were Shri Prakash Jawadekar, Chitra Wagh, Harshal Jhodage, Nandakumar Vadhavkar, etc.
The festival was celebrated in its full spirits and strength. Punekars attended all the days in large numbers and enjoyed being a part of it and are looking forward to the next year’s event.