Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit Nene is all set to enthrall the audience at the opening ceremony of the mega sporting event on 27 November, a day before Oscar and Grammy award-winning music composer AR Rahman will do a live performance in the Millennium City as part of Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup celebrations.
The opening ceremony will feature a theatrical production and dance ballet titled “The Earth Song” to spread the message of the power of a united world. The theme of “The Earth Song” is ‘Oneness of humanity’.
The dance ballet will showcase the award-winning actress as the central character – Mother Earth. Nearly 1,100 artists will be featuring in the ballet, which has been created, written and directed by Nupur Mahajan.The show will have five acts during a 40 minute performance with Shiamak Davar choreographing.
Rahman will also perform in Cuttack on 28 November, a day after the inaugural ceremony of the mega sporting event at Kalinga Stadium.