Artist Madhuri Bhaduri has been invited by Tata Steel at Jamshedpur to participate in their Art Camp – Centre For Excellence from February 11 – 14. “It is indeed an honour for me since my association with the Tata Group dates back to 1988 when my painting was bought by late Jamshed Bhabha at my first show at Jehangir Art Gallery Mumbai. It was subsequently used in their corporate calendar in 1989 alongside works of veteran artists like M F Hussain,Anjolie Ela Menon,Laxman Srestha and so on,” says Bhaduri.
With a focus on the Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute,this upcoming Marathi film depicts how the play of politics takes precedence over development issues. Directed by Yashwant Bhalkar,High Command features actors Sharad Ponkshe,Sunil Barve,Rahul Solapurkar,Ashwini Ekbote,Priyanka Yadav and Swapnil Rajshekhar. While the story has been written by Manish Ram Kulkarni,the dialogues have been penned by Pradip Patil.
In keeping with its aim of promoting classical music,the Poona Sangeetha Sabha has organised a concert featuring the Malladi Brothers at Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan Hall,off Senapati Bapat Road,on February 11. Singers Sreerama Prasad and Ravikumar,popularly known as Malladi Brothers,have performed across the country and abroad. Their passion for music has won them several awards and honours. During their city performance,they will be accompanied by H N Bhaskar on violin,Neyveli Narayanan on mridangam and Anirudh Athreya on kanjira.
Genelia and Riteish Deshmukh’s eight-year courtship ended with the two tying the knot on Friday at Grand Hyatt,Mumbai. The two got married in the Maharashtrian style with friends and relatives attending the do. Some of the biggies who attended the wedding ceremony were Shah Rukh Khan,Leander Paes with wife Rhea Pillai,Abhishek Bachchan,Jaya Bachchan,Ajay Devgn,Kajol,Shahid Kapoor,Asin,Akshay Kumar,Sajid Khan,Jackie Shroff and Suneil Shetty.
Rock band Indian Ocean will take centrestage at the Hard Rock Cafe today as part of the MTV Unplugged tour. For their Pune fans,Rahul Ram (bass guitar and vocals),Susmit Sen (vocals and guitar) and Amit Kilam (percussion) will dole out their most popular songs from albums Desert Rain,Kandisa and Jhini. Get ready to rock the Indo-rock way,8.30 pm onwards.