Saifai treat: AR Rahman to perform on Mulayam's 76th birthday on Nov 22
Lucknow, Nov 15: Bollywood music composer AR Rahman is all set to make the 76th birthday of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, a special day to remember.
According to reports, the grand birthday celebrations of the septugenarian Mulayam will take place at his native village Saifai in Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh.
Dharmendra Yadav, Badaun MP and president of Saifai Mahotsav Organising Committee told the daily that Rahman would perform a grand musical concert along with his 300-member troupe.
Tej Pratap Singh, Mainpuri MP and convener of Saifai Mahotsav was quoted saying as that the preparations and arrangements for Rahman's musical show are underway at Saifai Athletics Stadium.
Bigwigs of Bollywood industry like the legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Sanjay Khan and other noted superstars are expected to be present at Netaji's birthday bash, the report said.
RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and big names from the business industry are likely to be the part of Mulayam's birthday grandeur.
Akhilesh wants every village of UP to celebrate his father's birthday
An IE report said that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister has written to all SP leaders to celebrate his father and party president Mulayam Singh Yadav's birthday in all 50,000 villages across the state.
A day before MSY's birthday, Nov 21 will be observed as an awareness day for environment conservation.
To mark the occasion, sweets and freebies will be distributed among children and prayers for Netaji's long and healthy life will be held.
A cake cutting ceremony will take place at the midnight of Nov 21 and nearly a lakh people will be present, at the birthday festivities.
Meanwhile, preparations are on full swing for the annual Saifai Mahotsav that will be held from December 26 to January 8.
The Mahotsav, that is being organised annually since 1997, will witness a musical programme, cricket, hockey, badminton, volley ball tournaments and a bicycle marathon. This year, a large trade fair with over 1,000 stalls, will be a major attraction for the Saifai villagers.