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Reviving lost sensitivity towards Indian culture

Audience will witness spectacular performances by artistes at Sahitya Kala Parishad’s ‘Mayur Utsav’

Reviving lost sensitivity towards Indian culture

The Art, Culture and Language Department of the Delhi government under Delhi's Deputy CM Manish Sisodia will hold a 2-day Mayur Utsav from November 24-25, at different locations of Mayur Vihar, New Delhi.

The much-awaited Delhi Mayur Utsav this year will witness performances by renowned singer Mohit Chauhan and Shilpa Rao.

"It is a proud moment to see that a small initiative taken to allow the locals to experience cultural heritage, thereby, building an association locally on a regular basis has garnered a huge response that today Sahitya Kala Parishad is organising 2nd edition of the festival. I thank all the artists performing in this year's Utsav" said Delhi's Deputy CM Manish Sisodia.

Last year Delhi Government took the initiative to organise Mayur Utsav with an aim to create a cultural space that will help in reviving the lost sensitivity towards the culture and heritage of India. After a grand success of the event, this year the organisers are conducting the festival on a bigger platform to connect with the common people and the underprivileged to provide them with an opportunity to witness eminent artists and various genres of Arts.

Day 1: The audience will witness spectacular performance by Hindi film industry's famous playback singer Mohit Chauhan. His music has been appreciated in Bollywood, Tollywood and Kollywood movies.

The former member of Indipop band Silk Route will make a grand appearance on the first day of Mayur Utsav. The evening will be woven into the magical experience with a puppet show by Puran Bhatt – a puppeteer from Rajasthan, whose group of puppeteers settled in Delhi almost fifty years ago.

He was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2003, by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, India's National Academy of Music, Dance and Drama.

This show will be followed by a folk dance by Gajendra Rana.

Day 2: The evening will see some grand musical moments as Shilpa Rao will be present to mesmerise the audience with her live performance.

Shilpa Rao is a famous Indian singer who rose to popularity with the release of 'Khuda Jaane' from Bachna Ae Haseeno in 2008. She has been part of movies like Paa, Dhoom 3, Bang Bang and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. Following her performance will be the puppet show by Puran Bhatt.

His larger than life puppets will create a magical aura for the audience to remember for a long time.

There will be Shenai recital and folk dance to make the evening a memorable cultural event for the audience of East


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