This Article First Appeared In The Hindu Business Line On April 02, 2023
All roads over the weekend led to the Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre (NMACC), a flamboyantly designed multi-disciplinary space for the arts, located within the Jio World Centre in Mumbai’s bustling Bandra Kurla Complex. Global celebrities including Tom Holland, Gigi Hadid, Kat Graham, along with India’s sporting and film personalities such as Abhinav Bindra, Sania Mirza, Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone as well as leading industrialists like Anand Mahindra attended the inaugural celebrations spread over three days.
The NMACC, which aspires to become the cultural hub of Mumbai, opened with three spectacular events beginning with a theatrical extravaganza conceived by renowned playwright Feroz Abbas Khan. ‘The Great Indian Musical: Civilization to Nation’ tracing India’s journey as a civilisation through music, drama and visual arts. The show which will run on for some time features over 350 artists and a 55-piece live orchestra from Budapest.