Every January, Symbiosis Society organizes a cultural event 'Sanskrutik Mahotsav'. Now in its 24th year, this year’s event will be held from January 23, 2018 to January 25, 2018, at Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Museum open arena, from 6.30 onwards daily.
The Mahotsav will be inaugurated on January 23 rd at 6.30 pm at the hands of Union Minister Mr. Ramdas Athawale. The inauguration ceremony will be followed with ‘Sharmila Tagore Sangeet Rajni’ wherein Prof. Anupam Siddhartha will interview the actress. The evening will be a mix of music and drama from her hit films.
This year, Director and Producer Nivedita Basu, an alumnus of Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication will be awarded the 'Symbiosis Sanskrutik Puraskar' for her contribution to the film industry, which will comprise of a memento and an award of a sum of Rs. 21,000. Renowned devotional singer Dr. Bharat Balvalli will also be felicitated for his noted contribution to the field of music.
On January 24 th , famous comedy play ‘Amhi and Amche Baap’ directed by Shri. Aditya Ingle and produced by Shri. Shripad Padmakar, will be presented. The play, which is performed by actors such as Shri. Atul Parchure, Shri. Ajit Parab, Shri. Pushkar Shrotri and Shri. Anand Ingle, is a compilation of the best works of humorist P. L. Deshpande and writer Acharya Atre.
On January 25 th , Shri Rahul Solapurkar and his team will present ‘100 Years of Bollywood’. The screening will be a mix of Bollywood songs, music, and dance that were beloved from the year 1913 to 2013. The writer of the programme is Dr. Ninad Thakre and it is directed by Shri Milind Oak.
Entry to the Sanskrutik Mahotsav is free to public and is open to all.