Don Special is the most acclaimed Marathi play with many awards in its kitty. It had won 15 prestigious awards as Best Play, Best Director and Best Actor at various awards shows (MAAI, Zee Gaurav and MaTa Sanmaan). Don Special will stage its 100th show at Shivaji Mandir, Dadar, Mumbai at 4pm today, 27 March.

Marathi Actor Siddharth Jadhav and Director Kedar Shinde had worked together in many movies like Kho Kho (2013), Irada Pakka (2010) & Bakula Namdev Ghotale (2008). They also had worked in a Play ‘Locha Zala Re’. Last year when Kedar directed ‘Aga Bai Arechyaa 2’, he cast Siddharth for one song. So when they recently decided to work together again, it wasn’t a surprise.

Marathi Natya Industry is one of its kind in India. There is no such big industry which churn out so many plays in a year. In fact Marathi Plays are so popular in the audience that the makers has to plan international tours to reach to the Marathi Speaking people in different countries.

As reported earlier, many TV personalities after completing their respective TV serials are heading to theatre for the roles in Professional plays. Shashank Ketkar and Pushkaraj Chirputkar are such 2 actors whose shows ‘Honar Sunn Mi Ya Gharachi’ and ‘Dil Dosti Duniyadari’ have finished their seasons.

Late P.L. Deshpande’s famous Marathi play ‘Tee Phulrani‘ had found a special place in the hearts of Marathi drama lovers all these years. Many well known actresses like Bhakti Barve, Priya Tendulkar, Sukanya Kulkarni & Amruta Subhash had till now, performed the lead character of Phulrani in this play.

Viewers have to accept now that ZEE TV serial ‘Ka Re Durava’ is coming to an end on 26 March for the good. But there is the good news for all the Jai – Aditi fans of ‘Ka Re Durava’, the lead pair will be seen in a new play soon.