The Foundation Day (April) -

Kalapini invites a very famous personality each year in April, to celebrate its Foundation Day. Different celebrities invited till now are :

Lalan Sarang, Sha Na Navre, Atul & Geetanjali Kulkarni, Sonali Kulkarni, Chittaranjan Kolhatkar, Swati Chitnis, Dilip Prabhawalkar, Mohan Joshi, Laxmikant Berde, Sudhir Joshi, Neena & Dilip Kulkarni, Reema, Bhalchandra Pendharkar, Ramdas Kamat, Jaimala Shiledar, Jyotsna Bhole. Sudha Karmarkar, Vasant Kanitkar, Yashwant Dutt, Nilu Phule, Shashi Kapoor etc.

The function starts with the 'Stuti Geet' about the person, followed by a small performance by Kalapini artists from any play performed by the person, then the felicitation of the personality, felicitation of numerous actors, volunteers & backstage artists of Kalapini at the hands of the guest and then Mulakhat (Interview) of the celibrity for the audience.

 

 

 

Chittaranjan Kolhatkar at the 1st and 25th Vardhapan Din

 

Mr Prabhakar Bhave addressing the audience

 

Sonali Kulkarni at the 29th Vardhapan Din occassion