This is a mega show involving 250 artistes and produced at a cost of Rs. 1.5 crore, with a recurring cost of Rs. 12 lakh for a single show, will be staged for six days at the expansive C.P. Ed. grounds on Club Road, from November 20 to 25.
Seating for 7000 people will be arranged. And the tickets are priced Rs. 500, Rs. 300, Rs. 200 and Rs. 150 (gallery).
The play portrays important events in the life of Lord Krishna — his birth, Putana vadha, Kansa vadha, Dwaraka nirman, Rukmini harana, Bhoumasura vadha (Deepavali), Draupadi vastraharana, Mahabharat (war) and the Gitopadesha.
Dilip Desai will direct the play. A huge stage with a six-storey structure consisting of revolving, moving, lifting and dangling stages constructed using state-of-the-art technical inputs of sound, light and laser. In addition to the artistes, there will be 80 dancers. Elephants, horses, camels and chariots will be mounted on stage to give a realistic feel.