Toronto proud to host 30 hours concert by Bollywood Stars and Singers at
Rogers Centre - Mayor

TORONTO, Oct. 7 /CNW/ - Rogers Centre will be home to the longest running Indoor festivities in the world for 30 hours starting October 9th at 5:30 PM to the Grand finale on Oct.10th at 11:30 PM.

172 renowned Bollywood performers from India and the UK will fly to Toronto to perform in the concert and take a run to set a new world record as the longest continuous running indoor festival in the world when festivities begin at the Toronto's Rogers Centre . "Mahautsav" (literally meaning the Biggest festival) celebrating Diwali the festival of lights will feature dozens of Bollywood headliners. Fourteen of the Biggest names of Indian Tinseltown along with dozens of dancers will perform a 3 hour bollywood dance show "Heartthrobs" which is having its World premiere at the festival.

"Toronto is proud to host Mahautsav. This concert is happening here because Toronto is one of the world's truly multicultural cities and a centre of excellence for music and culture. Our doors are open to the people of the world to live, visit and invest." said Mayor David Miller.

The festival is co-presented by Harpreet Sethi's Radisson Plaza Hotel and Roger Nair Productions (RNP).

"We look forward to Diwali festivities in India all year.We thought its time we create awareness about Diwali and bring the fun to Toronto." said Harpreet Sethi

The festival also features North American premiere of the film Quick Gun Murugun on Oct.9th, a hilarious english language spoof from Bollywood on Hollywood,The festival is budgeted at about 2 million dollars and the audiences from around Canada and USA will attend.The inexpensive ticket prices start at $5 for single entry and $25 for multiple entry to enable everyone to come out and enjoy the show.

"In India, Caribbean and many other countries Diwali is celebrated with as much enthusiasm as Christmas, Mahautsav brings Diwali to Toronto and to all of North America. We now have a new fun festival in fall that we can look forward to each year in Toronto." said Toronto based film maker Roger Nair.


For further information: For further information: Roger Nair, (647) 878-1967, 1-877-577-5559,

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