Diwali Celebrations bring Taste of Bollywood to Toronto for 30 Hours at the
Rogers Centre

TORONTO, Oct. 9 /CNW/ - "Continuous party and fun" is the theme for Mahautsav, an unprecedented 30 hour concert and film premiere. The sponsors of the event have come together to give free admission to everyone entering the Rogers Centre when it opens its doors from 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM today Oct. 9th, 2009.

"Quick Gun Murugun", the film distributed by Roger Nair Productions will have another first - a North American premiere at 6:00 PM on the big screen at the Rogers Centre. The hilarious Bollywood comedy is a spoof of Hollywood.

In the recent past, performers and talent from Bollywood have been criticized for charging unreasonable prices for tickets. However, thanks to community support and sponsors, tickets for this festival are starting at $5 for single entry and $25.00 for festival passes entitling multiple admission and better seats. VIP passes are also available.

The party after the premiere will continue with singers such as Stereo Nation, Kavita Podwal, Mahalakshmi Iyer and Anuradha Podwal, comedy acts with Rajiv Nigam, yoga, and musicals & dramas such as Ramayana the musical, and "Heartthrobs", a Bollywood musical dance drama featuring A-list TV artists out of India Hussein and Tina, Aashka, Kashmira Shah, Krushna, Amit Sarin, Shakti Anand, Eijaz Khan and Rakhsanda Khan.

Mahautsav, the biggest and longest South Asian event in the history of Canada, will go on for 30 hours consecutively and feature 172 performers.


For further information: For further information: (647) 878-1967, 1-877-577-5559, www.Mahautsav.com

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