The city of Mumbai is eagerly awaiting the arrival of the grand cultural fiesta, “Mumbai Utsav,” scheduled to unfold its magic on February 25 at Bhavans College. The event, organized by the dynamic duo of Rajesh Srivastava from Films Today and Rahul Roy of Realto Media promises to be a spectacular celebration of Indian civilization, culture, classical music, and traditional dance.
The excitement for the event kicked off with a press conference held at Papillon Park, which featured a star-studded lineup of prominent personalities. Padma Shri Dr. Soma Ghosh, Dheeraj Kumar, Sandeep Soparkar, Ram Shankar, and Sunil Pal were among the notable figures who graced the occasion. The guest list for the event includes luminaries such as Dr. Soma Ghosh, producer-director Dheeraj Kumar, music composer Dr. Ram Shankar, Sandeep Soparkar, Sundari Thakur, anchor Simran Ahuja, Kabaddi player Simar Ahluwalia, Mrs. Akshada Jangle, Kothari Madam, comedian Sunil Pal, Shyam Singhaniya, Yogesh Jadhav (Big Boss Marathi) and Dr. Goraksha sadashiv Dhotre, among others.
The Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Devendra Fadnavis, added his voice to the chorus of well-wishers, sending a letter conveying his best wishes to the organizers.
The distinguished brand ambassadors for Mumbai Utsav are none other than Padma Shri Soma Ghosh and Dr. Sandeep Soparkar. The Press Council, represented by Padma Shri Dr. Soma Ghosh, Shri Shyam Singhaniya, Ram Shankar, Sushri Simran Ahuja, and Sunil Pal, among others, showered praise on the visionary initiative of Rajesh Srivastava and Rahul Roy.
Expressing gratitude to all the esteemed guests and the media, Rajesh Srivastava, the founder of Films Today magazine and an active social worker for the past 16 years, revealed that Mumbai Utsav aims to showcase the rich tapestry of Indian culture through mesmerizing performances featuring traditional dances and music from various states.
Co-organizer Rahul Roy CEO of Realto Media highlighted the distinctive feature of Mumbai Utsav, which brings together traditional cultures from different states onto one stage. In a heartening announcement, he revealed the plan to distribute school fees for a minimum of 10 students directly on stage during the program, emphasizing the event’s commitment to contributing to education.
Padma Shri Soma Ghosh lauded the organizers’ efforts, expressing her belief that classical Indian music can serve as a bridge to introduce younger generations to their cultural heritage. She emphasized the transformative power of music, stating that even patients in hospitals feel uplifted when exposed to the enchanting melodies of the country.
Dheeraj Kumar and Sandeep Soparkar joined in extending their best wishes for the program, underscoring its significant role in promoting and preserving art and culture in India. The cultural extravaganza will kick off with a special performance By special children of GD Goenka School, adding a heartwarming touch to the festivities.
As the countdown to Mumbai Utsav begins, the city is abuzz with anticipation, expecting a night filled with cultural richness and artistic splendor at Bhavans College on February 25. The event is poised to be a memorable showcase of the diverse cultural heritage of India, uniting generations and fostering a deep appreciation for the country’s artistic tapestry.