A R Rahman to perform at Nita Ambani's birthday bash

Last Updated 30 October 2013, 16:25 IST

Oscar-winning music composer A R Rahman is all set to perform at the 50th birthday celebration of Indian business tycoon Mukesh Ambani's wife, Nita Ambani.

Family members including Mukesh Ambani's mother Kokila Ben and two sisters are already in the city to supervise the arrangements of the gala bash.

Rahman, cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Zaheer Khan have also arrived.

Some prominent businessman and members from the Hindi film industry are expected to arrive on Thursday.

"Mahindra, Mittal, Kamat and Godrej will be landing on Thursday along with Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Juhi Chawla, Karishma Kapoor... No one is coming from over-seas," confirmed a person associated with the arrangements.

The celebration has been divided between two places- Umaid Bhawan Palace and Bal Samand Lake Palace.

"Since her birth day is on November 1, the bash will begin from October 31 night with the musical performance by A R Rahman and his group, which will be followed by cake cutting ceremony," he added.

The main celebration will be held on November 1 at the Bal Samand Palace. "This day will include worshipping of Goddess Laxmi, traditional dance performances and fire cracker show.

"Choreographer Vaibhavi Merchant had designed the dance performance," the source said, adding that this event will be followed by a gala lunch which will mark the culmination of the two-day bash.

(Published 30 October 2013, 16:13 IST)

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