The first-ever Bruhan Maharashtra Mandal (BMM) Mahotsav Orlando 2014 will be held Saturday, Oct. 4, from 12:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Lyman High School, 865 S. Ronald Reagan Blvd., Longwood. Cultural performances include Shiv Rajyabhishek, MangalaGaur, Marathi Ekankika, Santaanchi Vaari, Utsav Natyancha, and the highlight of the evening, Marathi Taraka – a musical song and dance extravaganza hosted by producer and director Mahesh Tilekar with leading Marathi television and film actresses. The show brings alive the beauty and talent of music ranging from folk to classical and western songs from various Marathi and Hindi films. These 14 actresses: Neha Pendse, Hemangi Kavi, Urmila Kanitkar, Priya Bapat, Pooja Sawant, Shruti Marathe, Deepali Sayyed, Kranti Redkar, Smita Shevale, Sonali Kulkarni, Teja Deokar, Siya Patil, Medha Ghadge and Smita Tambe have performed along with actors Umesh Kamat and Adinath Kothare.
Tickets are $35, $50, $75 and $100; children ages 5 to 12 years of age are $15. For information, call Prashant Saoji at (321) 460-0800 or Kirti Rege at (513) 236-2784 or visit http://www.bmmmahotsav.org
NITISH S. RELE