MUMBAI: On Sunday, Mukesh Ambani and Nita hosted the Arangetram ceremony of Radhika Merchant at The Grand Theatre in Jio World Centre, Mumbai. Actors Aamir Khan, Ranveer Singh, and Salman Khan attended the Arangetram ceremony. Several other Bollywood celebs were also seen at the Arangetram ceremony. Rajkumar Hirani, Meezan Jaffery, Sagarika Ghatge and Zaheer Khan were some of the guests at the event.
An Arangetram is a dancer’s completion of their formal training in classical dance and their debut on-stage. Radhika is the disciple of Guru Bhavana Thakar of Shree Nibha Arts. The word, Arangetram is a Tamil word. This old tradition marks the dancer’s graduation to perform the classical dance on stage. Arangetram is a moment when a classical dancer performs on the stage for the first time and they showcase their years of hard work and all that they have learned in a dance form.
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On work front
Ranveer was last seen in Jayeshbhai Jordaar. He is currently filming Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani, a film directed by Karan Johar and starring Alia Bhatt. The movie will release in theatres in February of next year. Salman Khan has Tiger 3 with Katrina Kaif and Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali in the pipeline. Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali will also feature Shehnaaz Gill, Pooja Hegde and Zaheer Iqbal among others. The movie is helmed by Farhad Samji and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. It will release on December 30, 2022.
Aamir will be seen in Laal Singh Chaddha which is an adaptation of Tom Hanks’ film Forrest Gump. Directed by Advait Chandan, the film also features Kareena Kapoor Khan, Mona Singh and Naga Chaitanya. The film is backed by Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Aamir Khan Productions and is scheduled to be released in theatres on August 11.