The presence of well known Marathi stars lighted up the
with their presences and performances. Besides felicitating two women
personalities namely Sanjana Kapoor and Mukta Barve with 'Dhyas Puraskar', for
their contribution to Theatre art, the organizers had also hosted some
entertainment programme on the occasion to celebrate this year's Women's special
event, at Ravindra Ratya mandir, Prabhadevi.
While, actress Sukanya Kulkarni presented a skit from popular Marathi play 'Tee
Phulrani', Mukta Barve presented her few scenes from her popular play
Kabaddi'. Pratiksha Lonkar, Rekha Bade and Chimayee Sumeet read out some
extracts from Marathi plays 'Dhyani Mani', 'Purush' and 'Baby' respectively.
Madhavi Juvekar, Sampada Joglekar, Spruha Joshi, Madhavi Soman, Purva Pawar,
Leena Bhagwat, Neela Sohani, Shruti Bhide and Shruti Nigade were part of other
presentations. Ms. Sulbha Deshpande and Dr. Auna Dhere, who presented the
awards, spoke on the occasion. Sachin Mote directed the event, that involved
many prominent personalities like Sheetal Talpade, Ajit Dandekar, Vinod Pawar,
Kishori Kukade, Gopi Kukade and Mahendra Pawar in the successful hosting of this