Zee Gaurav Awards are the most prestigious awards in Marathi Film and Stage industry. Zee Natya Gaurav Awards 2017 nominations were announced recently in a glitzy Party. The nominations show was hosted by Abhijeet Khandkekar.

Kshitij Patwardhan written and directed and Rohit Haldikar, Girija Oak-Godbole & Jitendra Joshi acted play Don Special is getting ready to complete its 200th Shows. ‘Don Special’ is based on ‘News Story’ by HM Marathe. The 200th Show will be held on Sunday, 12th March 2017 at 4 pm at Yashwant Natyamandir, Matunga.

Last few years theatre audience had been witnessing many Hit old Marathi Plays being revived and presented in the new form. These old plays are receiving tremendous response from audience too. One of such Hit old Marathi Play, ‘Ashya Hya Doghi’ is getting revived by director Prashant Girkar.

Sakharam Binder (Sakharam, the Binder) is a play by Marathi playwright Vijay Tendulkar and was first performed in 1972. It was banned in India in 1974. It was produced and directed by Kamlakar Sarang. Now The same play is revived after 16 years by Mukta Barve and LalitKala Kendra for a cause.

To complete 100 shows of a play is an achievement in Marathi theatre industry. The newest entrant in this '100 shows Club' is Actor Siddharth Jadhav and Director Kedar Shinde's comedy play Gela Udat. The play will stage its 100th show on 15th January 2017 at 4 pm at Shivaji Mandir at Dadar.

Madhusudan Kalelkar was a well known writer in Marathi film and drama industry. Many of his plays were very well appreciated by Marathi audience. 'Apradh Meech Kela' was also one of the plays written by him, which was first staged in 1964 on Marathi Theatre. Now, Kiwi Productions are reviving this play after 52 years.

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