Bhubaneswar: Bollowood’s dhak dhak actress Madhuri Dixit has arrived in Bhubaneswar today to perform in the opening ceremony of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 on November 27. The opening ceremony will highlight the message of the power of a united world.
The versatile actress will stage rehearsal today at the Kalinga stadium, sources said.
The ceremony will feature a theatrical production and dance ballet titled “The Earth Song”. The theme of “The Earth Song” is ‘Oneness of humanity’. Created, written and directed by Nupur Mahajan, the production will feature Madhuri as the central character — Mother Earth.
She will be joined by 1,100 artists. The show will unfold over five acts during a 40 minute performance with Shiamak Davar choreographing. Ranjit Barot has created the original music score.
“The Earth Song” will show contemporary, classical, jazz, ballet, Afro as also sattriya, Odissi, mohiniattam, kathak. It will also comprises drama, dialogue and original music to deliver a strong message of oneness. The story will be told by Mother Earth.
The fourteenth edition of the prestigious hockey competition is scheduled to take place from November 28 to December 16.