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Bollywood's Kapoor clan celebrates 40 years of Prithvi Theatre

IANS  |  Mumbai 

As Mumbai's of performing arts turned 40 years old, Bollywood's famed clan organised a grand celebration to commemorate the day.

was founded by late Shashi and his wife in 1978.

Shashi's son Kunal Kapoor, who handles operations of Prithvi Theatre, hosted a special star-studded party here on Monday night along with his children and

Actors and Kareena Khan graced the occasion and played the perfect hosts. Kareena wore a traditional attire by Simar Dugal as she walked in with husband Saif, who looked dapper in a black kurta teamed with white pajamas.

Eminent personalities from cinema, theatre, music and graced the occasion.

Among the attendees were Shabana Azmi, Lillete Dubey, Kalki Koechlin, Divya Dutta, Neetu Chandra, Paresh Rawal, Jim Sarbh, Sayani Gupta, Aahana Kumra, Shikha Talsania, Dolly Thakore, Ila Arun, Vivaan Shah, Rajit Kapur and filmmakers Imtiaz Ali and Hansal Mehta.

commissioned the in 1944 as a travelling group of artistes. His entourage performed all over After his demise, took over the reins with his wife Jennifer and built the Prithvi Theatre in Juhu,

Prithvi Theatre Festival, the annual festival started five years later in 1983. Several Indian and international artistes and theatre groups perform here during the festival.

--IANS

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 15:26 IST
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